Palm Valley, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Palm Valley, Florida - Basic Facts

The Palm Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 21,902 as of July 1, 2018. Palm Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Palm Valley is located at latitude 30.199 and longitude -81.3947 in St. Johns County. The formal boundaries for the Palm Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.18 sq. miles and a water area of 1.43 sq. miles. St. Johns County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Palm Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403392) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Palm Valley Census Designated Place is located within Ponte Vedra CCD of St. Johns County.

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Palm Valley, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 21,902
Population in Households 21,859
Population in Familes 17,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 1,798
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $94,571
Average Household Income $144,965
Per Capita Income $62,446


Total Housing Units 10,316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,158 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,200 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 958 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $480,246
Average Home Value $629,017


Total Households 9,358
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 6,067
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.1% 2.22%
Households 1.04% 2.14%
Families 0.75% 2.09%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Palm Valley, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm Valley to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 185 80th
Population Density # 427 54th
Diversity Index # 736 20th
Median Household Income # 46 95th
Per Capita Income # 42 96th

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