Palm Beach, Florida

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Population in 2014: 8,503 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.8%
Males: 3,883  (45.7%)
Females: 4,620  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  68.9 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 33480.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $105,505 (it was $94,562 in 2000)
Palm Beach:

$105,505
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $124,895 (it was $109,219 in 2000)

Palm Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $717,299 (it was $437,800 in 2000)
Palm Beach:

$717,299
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $290,345; Detached houses: $356,294; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,741; In 2-unit structures: $137,457; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,643; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,961; Mobile homes: $48,656; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $225,432

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,192.

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  • Races in Palm Beach, FL (2010)

    Palm Beach races chart
    • 7,85494.1%White alone
    • 3273.9%Hispanic
    • 871.0%Asian alone
    • 390.5%Black alone
    • 290.3%Two or more races
    • 100.1%Other race alone
    • 20.02%American Indian alone

Races in Palm Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Palm Beach: 107.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (10.9%), English (9.8%), Irish (8.3%), Russian (7.5%), Italian (7.1%), United States (7.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 3.92 square miles.

Population density: 2,168 people per square mile   (low).

Palm Beach,FL real estate house value index trend

Palm Beach, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Palm Beach:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palm Beach town:

  • Never married: 12.9%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 15.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1,627 residents are foreign born (10.5% Europe, 3.3% Asia, 2.8% North America, 2.6% Latin America).

This town:

18.6%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Palm Beach, Florida as of May 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Palm Beach to the number of sex offenders is 8,532 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $7,576 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $7,797 (1.1%)

Palm Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Palm Beach, FL (1.6 miles , pop. 82,103).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (61.2 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (957.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: West Palm Beach, FL (1.3 miles ), Cloud Lake, FL (1.9 miles) , Westgate-Belvedere Homes, FL (1.9 miles ), Glen Ridge, FL (1.9 miles ), Mangonia Park, FL (1.9 miles ), Palm Beach Shores, FL (2.1 miles ), Schall Circle, FL (2.1 miles ), Lakeside Green, FL (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $1,814,100
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $1,216,700
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $730,200
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $1,650,200
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $1,337,600
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $1,200,800
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $1,379,800
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $1,342,700
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $1,352,000
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $1,349,500
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $1,350,300
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $1,350,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $1,350,100
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $1,259,400
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $1,192,500
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $1,200,800
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $1,198,600
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $1,198,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.72 N, Longitude: 80.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +13,808 (+158.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,270 (47.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 561

Palm Beach household income distribution Palm Beach home values distribution

Property values in Palm Beach, FL


Crime rates in Palm Beach by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0210110111001
per 100,000 0.020.110.00.010.010.30.010.510.411.80.00.011.5
Robberies 3143110311110
per 100,000 27.410.140.129.810.010.30.031.510.411.811.711.60.0
Assaults 3107454455353
per 100,000 27.410.10.069.439.951.342.442.052.059.135.058.234.5
Burglaries 53433119252822152223293239
per 100,000 484.2432.4310.7188.4249.6287.5232.9157.6229.0271.8338.8372.6448.0
Thefts 192156164151170148134123107116152119111
per 100,000 1,753.91,568.61,643.91,497.61,696.91,519.81,418.71,292.21,113.81,370.81,775.71,385.51,275.0
Auto thefts 1313131517105237865
per 100,000 118.8130.7130.3148.8169.7102.752.921.031.282.793.569.957.4
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 101.799.594.386.194.288.468.572.467.984.190.181.782.3

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Crime rate in Palm Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 96 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.12
Florida average:

2.27

Palm Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +613 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Palm Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Palm Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Palm Beach, Florida average temperatures Palm Beach, Florida average precipitation Palm Beach, Florida humidity Palm Beach, Florida wind speed Palm Beach, Florida snowfall Palm Beach, Florida sunshine Palm Beach, Florida clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Palm Beach-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the Palm Beach town center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 tornado 33.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palm Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 409.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from Palm Beach center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 427.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 393.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 243.0 miles away from Palm Beach center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 438.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Palm Beach County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palm Beach topographic map

Birthplace of: Jarrett Brown - Football player, Brooke Mueller - Film actor, Heath Evans - Player of football, J. Joseph Curran, Jr. - Politician, Jacoby Ford - Football player, Jake Adam York - Poet, Marc Silvestri - Comics artist, Mary Woronov - Actress, Nicole Beharie - Actress, Phil Dawson - Player of football.

Main business address for: WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT INC (COMMERCIAL PRINTING), REAL LOGIC INC (BLANK CHECKS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Palm Beach:

  • LOURDES NOREEN MCKEEN RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • LOURDES-NOREEN MCKEEN RESIDENCE FOR GERIATRIC CARE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • LAKEVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - WEST PALM (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • DIALYSIS ASSOC OF THE PALM BEACHES (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • LAKESIDE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)

Amtrak stations near Palm Beach:

  • 2 miles: WEST PALM BEACH (201 S. TAMARIND AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: DELRAY BEACH (345 S. CONGRESS AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palm Beach:

  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 1 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,868)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 8 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Lynn University (about 24 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 25 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 34 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 38 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 18,270)
  • Broward College (about 46 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 30,322)

Public elementary/middle school in Palm Beach:

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Notable locations in Palm Beach: Breakers Ocean Golf Course (A), Everglades Golf Course (B), Historical Society of Palm Beach County Library (C), Mar-A-Lago Building (D), Palm Beach Fire Rescue Administration Office (E), Palm Beach Fire Rescue Station 2 (F), Palm Beach Fire Rescue Station 3 (G), Palm Beach Fire Rescue Station 1 Headquarters (H), Palm Beach Police Department (I), Palm Beach Police Department - Beach Patrol (J), Palm Beach Police Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Esplanade Worth Avenue Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Palm Beach include: WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT INC (A), REAL LOGIC INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Palm Beach include: Lighthouse Baptist Church (A), Grace Evangelical Free Church (B), Nativity Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Worth (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Palm Beach include: Mar-A-Lago National Historical Site (1), Whitehall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Flagler Museum (1 Whitehall Way) (1), Four Arts the Society - Galleries & Auditorium (Museums; 4 Arts Plaza) (2), Coastal Vacations (2295 South Ocean Boulevard Ofc) (3), Bluewater Press (Arcades & Amusements; 340 Island Road) (4), Agent's Registry (Tours & Charters; 226A Royal Palm Way) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Breakers the Hotel - Sales (1 South County Road) (1), Breakers the Hotel - Personnel (1 South County Road) (2), Four Seasons Resort of Palm Beach (2800 South Ocean Boulevard) (3), Breakers the Hotel - Spa (1 South County Road) (4), Bradley House (280 Sunset Avenue) (5), Breakers the Hotel - Scuba (1 South County Road) (6), Brazilian Court Hotel (301 Australian Ave) (7), Breakers the Hotel - Dining Reservations (1 South County Road) (8), Breakers the Hotel - Membership (1 South County Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Palm Beach County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.1. This is better than average.

City:

57.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.569. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.569
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 8.03. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.11
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.3%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.7 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  51.1%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000
2 people in other group homes in 2000

Palm Beach, Florida environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Banks with most branches in Palm Beach (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sunrise Branch, Worth Avenue Branch, South County Road Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The Northern Trust Company: Palm Beach Branch at 440 Royal Palm Way, branch established on 1983/04/04; Palm Beach Messenger Service Branch at 440 Royal Palm Way, branch established on 1993/12/20. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $99,831.2 mil, Deposits: $84,041.7 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, International Specialization, 91 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Trust Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Palm Beach Branch at 140 North County Road, branch established on 1977/12/05; 132 Royal Palm Way Branch-Ust at 132 Royal Palm Way, branch established on 2008/12/10. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Plam Beach Bradley Place Banking Cen at 285 Surise Avenue, branch established on 2011/11/28; Palm Beach Branch at 205 Royal Palm Way, branch established on 1982/06/17. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Palm Beach Branch at 245 Royal Poinciana Way, branch established on 1973/06/18; National City Pcg - Palm Beach Branc at 231 Royal Palm Way, branch established on 2008/01/14. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • TD Bank, National Association: Palm Beach South County Branch at 380 S County Road, branch established on 2007/04/21. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Seaside National Bank & Trust: Palm Beach Office Branch at 420 Royal Palm Way, Suite 201, branch established on 2008/12/15. Info updated 2007/09/14: Bank assets: $752.4 mil, Deposits: $622.2 mil, headquarters in Orlando, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Three Shores Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: Royal Palm Way Branch at 400 Royal Palm Way, branch established on 1955/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Sabadell United Bank, National Association: Lydian Private Bank Branh at 180 Royal Palm Way, branch established on 2000/04/06. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $3,505.5 mil, Deposits: $2,636.9 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Banco De Sabadell, S.A.
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Florida average:

12.2

Palm Beach travel time to work - commute Palm Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palm Beach town (based on Palm Beach County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic210,00636
Evangelical Protestant143,738477
Other62,520124
Mainline Protestant44,22383
Black Protestant17,53347
Orthodox5,6958
None836,419-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 259
Palm Beach County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
Palm Beach County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
Palm Beach County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

19.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palm Beach:

60.7%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

58.0%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Palm Beach:

28.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.2%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Palm Beach:

7.1
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

38.3%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

60.8%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.1%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palm Beach, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 20$125,164$75,0980$0
Other Government Administration 32$221,712$83,1421$2,287
Police Protection - Officers 68$592,440$104,5480$0
Police - Other 32$171,529$64,3235$8,052
Firefighters 69$479,274$83,3520$0
Fire - Other 10$44,471$53,3657$4,389
Streets and Highways 15$98,257$78,6060$0
Solid Waste Management 36$235,925$78,6420$0
Sewerage 14$69,532$59,5990$0
Parks and Recreation 13$75,740$69,91428$24,590
Other and Unallocable 19$115,612$73,0181$2,123
Totals for Government 328$2,229,656$81,57342$41,441

Palm Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,969,000 ($466.78)
    General: $715,000 ($84.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $400,000 ($47.04)
    General Public Buildings: $212,000 ($24.93)
    Fire Protection: $74,000 ($8.70)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($4.59)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($3.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($1.06)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,055,000 ($1182.52)
    Fire Protection: $5,975,000 ($702.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,441,000 ($287.08)
    Sewerage: $2,411,000 ($283.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,213,000 ($260.26)
    Central Staff Services: $2,100,000 ($246.97)
    Regular Highways: $1,504,000 ($176.88)
    Financial Administration: $1,443,000 ($169.70)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,354,000 ($159.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,176,000 ($138.30)
    General - Other: $839,000 ($98.67)
    General Public Buildings: $361,000 ($42.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $336,000 ($39.52)
    Libraries: $125,000 ($14.70)
    Parking Facilities: $49,000 ($5.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $63,043,000 ($7414.21)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $7,827,000 ($920.50)
    Benefit Payments: $5,208,000 ($612.49)
    Withdrawals: $66,000 ($7.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,597,000 ($187.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $767,000 ($90.20)
    Police Protection: $422,000 ($49.63)
    Sewerage: $270,000 ($31.75)
    Regular Highways: $155,000 ($18.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($13.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000 ($7.06)
    Financial Administration: $46,000 ($5.41)
    General Public Building: $20,000 ($2.35)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $19,000 ($2.23)
    Central Staff: $18,000 ($2.12)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,718,000 ($2201.34)

Palm Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,984,000 ($233.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $986,000 ($115.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $894,000 ($105.14)
    Parking Facilities: $341,000 ($40.10)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $2,204,000 ($259.20)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,061,000 ($124.78)
    From Other Government: $607,000 ($71.39)
    Interest Revenue: $-8,068,000 ($-948.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($2.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,107,000 ($130.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,202,000 ($611.78)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,834,000 ($333.29)
    Rents: $70,000 ($8.23)
    Property Sale Other: $35,000 ($4.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $932,000 ($109.61)
    All Other: $226,000 ($26.58)
  • Tax - Property: $26,281,000 ($3090.79)
    NEC: $8,310,000 ($977.30)
    Public Utilities: $3,560,000 ($418.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $607,000 ($71.39)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $342,000 ($40.22)

Palm Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $26,610,000 ($3129.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,515,000 ($295.78)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,530,000 ($2767.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $565,000 ($66.45)

Palm Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $23,408,000 ($2752.91)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $10,692,000 ($1257.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $69,961,000 ($8227.80)

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($455 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Broward County, FL  1.23% ($42,977 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.47% ($33,950)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.17% ($38,500)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($555 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Broward County, FL  1.20% ($36,392 average AGI)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.58% ($30,356)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.20% ($35,082)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palm Beach:

  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWRF (1380 AM; 1 kW; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • WBZT (1230 AM; 1 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LANTANA, FL; Owner: OMNI-LINGUAL BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palm Beach:

  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRLX (92.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJBW-FM (106.3 FM; JUPITER, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W296AW (107.1 FM; MANGONIA PARK, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • W262AE (100.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palm Beach:

  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Palm Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 178m584ftTotal length
  • $147,762,000Total costs
  • 134,926Total average daily traffic
  • 9,158Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Palm Beach)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Palm Beach, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palm Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Palm Beach)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$116,75054$888,538132$1,202,8478$1,331,3801$1,650,00077$941,961
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$07$707,46617$749,8090$00$08$646,119
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$125,95022$442,70596$832,1403$103,9674$1,612,50052$446,841
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$013$445,83138$1,204,3302$292,4100$021$1,099,801
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$295,07012$946,0340$01$250,0003$766,023

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0035.01 , 0035.02, 0035.03, 0054.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$309,4531$224,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$276,3901$398,380
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$458,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$228,5500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$454,3800$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0035.01 , 0035.02, 0035.03, 0054.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palm Beach and their reported violations in the past:

COTTON HILL ESTATES MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves GA, Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2009)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-15-2004), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 109

Incident types - Palm Beach

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palm Beach, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Palm Beach, Florida:

  • Heart Of Palm Beach Hotel, 160 Royal Palm Way, Palm Beach, Florida 33480 , Phone: (561) 655-5600, Fax: (561) 832-1201
  • Breakers Hotel, S County Rd, Palm Beach, Florida 33480
  • Plaza Inn, 215 Brazilian Ave, Palm Beach, Florida 33480 , Fax: (561) 835-8776
  • Testas Hotels & Restaurants Incorporated, 231 Sunset, Palm Beach, Florida 33480
  • Chesterfield Hotel, 363 Coconut Row, Palm Beach, Florida 33480 , Phone: (561) 659-5800, Fax: (561) 659-6707
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Palm Beach, Florida

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
Businesses in Palm Beach, FL
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Jones New York2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Juicy Couture1
Aeropostale1Marriott1
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Brookstone1Nike2
CVS4Pottery Barn1
DHL1Publix Super Markets1
Dennys1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Express1Starbucks2
FedEx6UPS6
Forever 211Vans2
Haagen-Dazs1

Palm Beach compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Palm Beach on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #2 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #10 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #23 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #33 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #36 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #47 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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