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Population in 2012: 8,532 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.5%
Males: 3,736  (43.8%)
Females: 4,796  (56.2%)

Median resident age:  67.4 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33480.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $103,465 (it was $94,562 in 2000)
Palm Beach:

$103,465
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $124,354

Palm Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $732,653 (it was $437,800 in 2000)
Palm Beach:

$732,653
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $1,950,826; Detached houses: $3,424,945; Townhouses or other attached units: $1,567,545; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $781,250; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $988,205

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,230.

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  • White alone - 7,854 (94.1%)
  • Hispanic - 327 (3.9%)
  • Asian alone - 87 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 39 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 29 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Palm Beach: 107.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (13.7%), English (11.5%), Irish (10.9%), Russian (8.2%), Italian (6.7%), Polish (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 3.92 square miles.

Population density: 2,176 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Palm Beach:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palm Beach town:

  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

1,436 residents are foreign born (9.5% Europe, 3.4% Asia, 2.5% North America).

This town:  16.9%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Palm Beach, Florida as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Palm Beach to the number of sex offenders is 2,844 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 2012: $7,893 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $8,122 (1.1%)

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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

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: +12,559 (+147.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,185 (47.8%)

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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1302101101110
per 100,000 9.827.90.020.110.00.010.010.30.010.510.411.80.0
Robberies 2331431103111
per 100,000 19.627.927.410.140.129.810.010.30.031.510.411.811.7
Assaults 2931074544553
per 100,000 19.683.827.410.10.069.439.951.342.442.052.059.135.0
Burglaries 38495343311925282215222329
per 100,000 372.5456.3484.2432.4310.7188.4249.6287.5232.9157.6229.0271.8338.8
Thefts 211194192156164151170148134123107116152
per 100,000 2068.21806.51753.91568.61643.91497.61696.91519.81418.71292.21113.81370.81775.7
Auto thefts 101813131315171052378
per 100,000 98.0167.6118.8130.7130.3148.8169.7102.752.921.031.282.793.5
Arson 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.09.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 107.4132.0101.899.694.486.294.388.568.672.567.984.290.2

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Crime rate in Palm Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 88 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.78
Florida average:

2.45

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Palm Beach, Florida accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +613 (+6.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (14%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7%)
  • Lawyers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Lawyers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Palm Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 3% greater 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 near Florida state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB)

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: 11, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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/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)

Political contributions by individuals in 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-West Palm Beach (about 1 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,810)
  • Lincoln College of Technology (about 5 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 8 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 10,525)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 25 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 14,899)
  • Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale (about 38 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 10,580)
  • Broward College (about 42 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 13,490)
  • University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus (about 43 miles; Plantation, FL; FT enrollment: 2,431)
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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

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
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.8. This is better than average.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.569. This is significantly worse than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.569
U.S.:

0.401
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 8.03. This is better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.03
U.S.:

11.08
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.90. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.90
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.4%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Palm Beach, FL


3 people in religious group quarters in 2000
2 people in other group homes in 2000

Palm Beach compared to Florida state average:

Palm Beach, Florida environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below 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.


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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

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

  • Heart Of Palm Beach Hotel, 160 Royal Palm Way, Palm Beach, FL 33480 , Phone: (561) 655-5600, Fax: (561) 832-1201
  • Howard Johnsons Motor Lodge, 2870 S Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, FL 33480
  • Breakers Hotel, S County Rd, Palm Beach, FL 33480
  • Plaza Inn, 215 Brazilian Ave, Palm Beach, FL 33480 , Fax: (561) 835-8776
  • The Colony Hotel, 155 Hammond Ave, Palm Beach, FL 33480 , Phone: (561) 655-5430, Fax: (561) 832-7318
  • Palm Beach Sea Lord Motor Hotel, 2315 S Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, FL 33480 , Fax: (561) 582-1461
  • Palm Beach Hilton Oceanfront, 3842 S Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, FL 33480 , Phone: (561) 586-6542, Fax: (561) 585-0188
  • Testas Hotels & Restaurants Incorporated, 231 Sunset, Palm Beach, FL 33480
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Palm Beach, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Palm Beach travel time to work - commute


Palm Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.92%
Here55.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents47.5%26.4%6.7%2.9%2.4%
Congregations7.5%9.4%11.1%4.6%1.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.8%1.3%1.1%1.1%8.8%
Congregations4.6%3.4%2.3%2.9%52.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 259
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

17.3%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15$80,395$64,3160$0
Other Government Administration 39$241,899$74,4300$0
Police Protection - Officers 78$552,074$84,9340$0
Police - Other 40$170,881$51,2642$3,600
Firefighters 80$287,439$43,1160$0
Fire - Other 5$23,619$56,6860$0
Streets and Highways 8$41,749$62,6240$0
Solid Waste Management 44$171,986$46,9050$0
Sewerage 13$59,351$54,7860$0
Parks and Recreation 33$146,899$53,41823$19,813
Other and Unallocable 37$187,028$60,6580$0
Totals for Government 392$1,963,320$60,10225$23,413

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,969,000 ($465.19)
    General: $715,000 ($83.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $400,000 ($46.88)
    General Public Buildings: $212,000 ($24.85)
    Fire Protection: $74,000 ($8.67)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($4.57)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($3.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($1.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,055,000 ($1178.50)
    Fire Protection: $5,975,000 ($700.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,441,000 ($286.10)
    Sewerage: $2,411,000 ($282.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,213,000 ($259.38)
    Central Staff Services: $2,100,000 ($246.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,504,000 ($176.28)
    Financial Administration: $1,443,000 ($169.13)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,354,000 ($158.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,176,000 ($137.83)
    General - Other: $839,000 ($98.34)
    General Public Buildings: $361,000 ($42.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $336,000 ($39.38)
    Libraries: $125,000 ($14.65)
    Parking Facilities: $49,000 ($5.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $63,043,000 ($7389.01)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $52,121,000 ($6108.88)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $7,827,000 ($917.37)
    Benefit Payments: $5,208,000 ($610.41)
    Withdrawals: $66,000 ($7.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,597,000 ($187.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $767,000 ($89.90)
    Police Protection: $422,000 ($49.46)
    Sewerage: $270,000 ($31.65)
    Regular Highways: $155,000 ($18.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($13.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000 ($7.03)
    Financial Administration: $46,000 ($5.39)
    General Public Building: $20,000 ($2.34)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $19,000 ($2.23)
    Central Staff: $18,000 ($2.11)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,718,000 ($2193.86)

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

  • Charges - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,984,000 ($232.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $986,000 ($115.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $894,000 ($104.78)
    Parking Facilities: $341,000 ($39.97)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $2,204,000 ($258.32)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,061,000 ($124.36)
    From Other Government: $607,000 ($71.14)
    Interest Revenue: $-8,068,000 ($-945.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($2.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,107,000 ($129.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,202,000 ($609.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,834,000 ($332.16)
    Rents: $70,000 ($8.20)
    Property Sale Other: $35,000 ($4.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $932,000 ($109.24)
    All Other: $226,000 ($26.49)
  • Tax - Property: $26,281,000 ($3080.29)
    NEC: $8,310,000 ($973.98)
    Public Utilities: $3,560,000 ($417.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $607,000 ($71.14)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $342,000 ($40.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $26,610,000 ($3118.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,515,000 ($294.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,530,000 ($2757.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $565,000 ($66.22)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $23,408,000 ($2743.55)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $10,692,000 ($1253.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $69,961,000 ($8199.84)

6.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($77,359 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,095 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.18%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Broward County, FL  1.49% ($51,198 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.39% ($44,535)
from Nassau County, NY  0.17% ($119,286)


6.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($676 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Broward County, FL  1.00% ($43,692 average AGI)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.46% ($46,102)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.30% ($34,307)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 184 meters (604ft)
Total average daily traffic: 184,096
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,486

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Palm Beach)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 81 (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: 39 (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: 12 (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: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palm Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Palm Beach)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (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

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
Businesses in Palm Beach, FL
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Haagen-Dazs1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Jones New York2
Aeropostale1Juicy Couture1
Bath & Body Works1Marriott1
Brookstone1Motherhood Maternity1
CVS4Nike2
DHL1Publix Super Markets1
Dennys1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Express1Starbucks2
FedEx6UPS6
Forever 211Vans2
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Palm Beach on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit in 2004-2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Postsecondary teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management, professional, and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial specialists: (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average taxable dividends for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #8 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #20 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable dividends in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #25 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Austrian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #54 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries"
  • #74 (33480) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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  • Jonathan Otto (35)
  • Daniel M. Borislow (9)
  • Paul A. Rhodes (8)
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  • Eugene A. Fusz (5)
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  • William C. Erbey (4)
  • Leonard S. Girsh (3)
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Total of 123 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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