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Palm Beach County, Florida (FL)


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County population in 2012: 1,356,545 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 1,131,184 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 249,941
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 138,552
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 354,024
Renter-occupied apartments: 155,734 (it was 120,151 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 1974 sq. mi.
Water area: 412.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 676 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Palm Beach County: 101.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (30.1%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Palm Beach County, Florida:


Median resident age:  43.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years

Males: 638,888  (41.4%)
Females: 681,246  (58.6%)

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Palm Beach County,FL real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Palm Beach County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $49,579 ($45,062 in 1999)
This county:

$49579
Florida:

$44736

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $955 (lower quartile is $753, upper quartile is $1,229)
This county:

$955
State:

$802


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $232,100 (it was $115,000 in 2000)
Palm Beach County:

$232,100
Florida:

$182,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $140,500 - $368,100

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $399,935
Here:

$399,935
State:

$275,879

Townhouses or other attached units: $205,194
Here:

$205,194
State:

$195,815

In 2-unit structures: $171,442
Here:

$171,442
State:

$200,248

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,013
Here:

$145,013
State:

$172,083

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,766
Here:

$218,766
State:

$221,364

Mobile homes: $83,200
Here:

$83,200
State:

$43,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $84,587
Here:

$84,587
State:

$47,032
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,849
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $603

Institutionalized population: 12,309

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Palm Beach County, FL map from a distance

Health of residents in Palm Beach County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
76.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
49.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
88.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
75.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 188 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 149 pounds. This is less than average.
21.2% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,817 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $2,025 (1.0%)


Palm Beach County household income distribution in 2009 Palm Beach County home values distribution


Palm Beach County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.4%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.4%
Palm Beach County:

14.4%
Florida:

14.9%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 43 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Palm Beach County is $752 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $911 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1205 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sunshine Parkway, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Jupiter, The Acreage, Wellington, Lake Worth.

Palm Beach County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
33401West Palm Beach3152170170
33402West Palm Beach--1010
33403West Palm Beach909090
33404West Palm Beach80290290
33405West Palm Beach1503030
33406West Palm Beach363110110
33407West Palm Beach368350350
33408North Palm Beach4502020
33409West Palm Beach595364040
33410Palm Beach Gardens13423030
33411West Palm Beach24566230230
33412West Palm Beach130----
33413West Palm Beach6172020
33414West Palm Beach17459090
33415West Palm Beach398130130
33417West Palm Beach7612100100
33418Palm Beach Gardens12715050
33422West Palm Beach10----
33426Boynton Beach45161010
33428Boca Raton636693030
33430Belle Glade--9090
33431Boca Raton620----
33432Boca Raton4104040
33433Boca Raton1026285050
33434Boca Raton13421010
33435Boynton Beach1906060
33436Boynton Beach9128----
33437Boynton Beach64163030
33438Canal Point10----
33444Delray Beach22737119119
33445Delray Beach260492020
33446Delray Beach2129----
33458Jupiter12436060
33460Lake Worth1303030
33461Lake Worth1807070
33462Lake Worth2304040
33463Lake Worth378160160
33467Lake Worth70164040
33469Jupiter6702020
33470Loxahatchee805050
33476Pahokee10110110
33477Jupiter510----
33478Jupiter3603030
33480Palm Beach740----
33483Delray Beach2401010
33484Delray Beach244----
33486Boca Raton19911----
33487Boca Raton734----
33493South Bay--3030
33496Boca Raton326233030
33498Boca Raton8102020

2005 air pollution in Palm Beach County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.009 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.079 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.062 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 24 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 60 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Below U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.palm-beach.fl.us

Click to draw/clear Palm Beach County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Palm Beach County: Keystone Golf and Country Club (A), Keys Gate Golf and Country Club (B), Kensington Golf and Country Club (C), John Prince Golf Center (D), Jacksonville Golf and Country Club (E), Palm Beach County Campgrounds (F), South Florida Water District Pumping Station Number 3 (G), Ironhorse Country Club (H), Southern Manor Country Club (I), Gateway Golf and Country Club (J), Gainesville National Country Club (K), Frenchman's Creek Beach and Country Club (L), Aberdeen Golf and Country Club (M), Little Bare Beach (N), Okeelanta Station Railroad Station (O), Cypress Creek Golf Course (P), Cutter Sound Golf and Yacht Club (Q), Crystalbrook Golf Course (R), Crystal Lake Country Club (S), Countryside Golf Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Polo Grounds Mall (1), Gulfstream Mall (2), Polo Grounds Mall (3), Palm Beach Market Place Shopping Center (4), Polo Market Place Shopping Center (5), Boynton West Shopping Center (6), Glades Shopping Center (7), West Boca Place Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Palm Beach County include: New Jerusalem Church (A), First Baptist Church-Haitian Mission of Pompano (B), Son Life Lutheran Church (C), Macedonia Church (D), Faith Assembly of God Church (E), Templo Bautista Jerusalem (F), Saint Paul of the Cross Catholic Church (G), Church of God Haverhill Road (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Foreverglades Mausoleum Gardens (1), Lake Worth Memory Gardens (2), Lincoln Memorial Gardens (3), South Florida National Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Osborne (A), Big Lake (B), Bobs Lake (C), Lake Okeechobee (D), Lake Little Worth (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Frenchmans Creek (A), Southwest Fork Loxahatchee River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Palm Beach County include: Morikami Gardens (1), Browns Farm Wildlife Management Area (2), Morakami Park (3), South County Regional Park (4), Diamond Head Park (5), Jack Cabler Park (6), John Prince Park (7), Okeeheelee Park (8), Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Broward County , Glades County , Hendry County , Martin County , Okeechobee County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 50,064
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 196,852 (43% naturalized citizens)

Palm Beach County:

17.4%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.7%

Palm Beach County marital status for males
Palm Beach County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Palm Beach County with a mortgage: 172,856 (17,601 second mortgage, 17,973 home equity loan, 520 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 70,557

Here:

71.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.92%
Here55.9%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 632,544
Total congregations: 477

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents300,456 (47.5%)167,000 (26.4%)42,099 (6.7%)18,616 (2.9%)14,990 (2.4%)
Congregations36 (7.5%)45 (9.4%)53 (11.1%)22 (4.6%)7 (1.5%)
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents11,124 (1.8%)8,259 (1.3%)7,121 (1.1%)7,120 (1.1%)55,759 (8.8%)
Congregations22 (4.6%)16 (3.4%)11 (2.3%)14 (2.9%)251 (52.6%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Palm Beach County - Sunshine Parkway, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter, Boynton Beach

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%


Agriculture in Palm Beach County:

Average size of farms: 483 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $684,565
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1756.14
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.71%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $399,278
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 79.98%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 97.45%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $60,546
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 66.76%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.02
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.29%
Vegetables: 58,645 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8,656 acres

Tornado activity:

Palm Beach County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 1.9 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 101 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/19/1958, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palm Beach County-area historical earthquake activity is below 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 82.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent 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).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Palm Beach County (%):





Palm Beach County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 378,759 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 56,747 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5,132 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 31 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 84 (0%)
  • Railroad: 647 (0%)
  • Taxi: 777 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 697 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2,440 (1%)
  • Walked: 6,485 (1%)
  • Other means: 4,319 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 19,454 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Palm Beach County, Florida in 2000:

People in group quarters in Palm Beach County, Florida in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $69,360.

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%

2.91% relocated from other counties in Florida ($20,152 average AGI)
3.84% relocated from other states ($56,112 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

3.84%
Florida average:

4.24%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Suffolk County, NY  0.14% ($111,030)
from Martin County, FL  0.12% ($72,474)
from Queens County, NY  0.12% ($57,914)
from Orange County, FL  0.11% ($40,330)


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%

3.59% relocated to other counties in Florida ($23,754 average AGI)
3.22% relocated to other states ($25,083 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

3.22%
Florida average:

3.31%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Martin County, FL  0.21% ($68,812)
to Orange County, FL  0.17% ($38,560)
to Marion County, FL  0.10% ($40,981)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.10% ($43,495)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Palm Beach County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Palm Beach County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Palm Beach County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 246,685 (228,250 aged, 18,435 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.13
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13034.68
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 250.960
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28828.37

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1269.880
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1107.330
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.57

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 59.27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75.91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.5
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 6139.787

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 57.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 40.2
  • Cut/Pierce - 5.8
  • Other - 11.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 59.6
  • Poisoning - 28.3
  • Suffocation - 23.5
  • Fall - 4.3
  • Cut/Pierce - 3.2
  • Drowning - 3.0
  • Other - 7.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,300,162

Size of family households: 164,188 2-persons, 70,822 3-persons, 58,889 4-persons, 27,258 5-persons, 11,214 6-persons, 8,338 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 163,880 1-person, 33,129 2-persons, 4,149 3-persons, 1,371 4-persons, 561 5-persons, 236 6-persons, 192 7-or-more-persons.

78.3% of residents of Palm Beach County speak English at home.
11.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
8.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $7,403,842,000 ($5955 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $290,218,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,595,928,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $2,391,752,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,175,000
Federal grants: $710,685,000
Federal procurement contracts: $304,768,000 ($158,924,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $385,535,000 ($30,707,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,139,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $355,021,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,144,445,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 76,665
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 69,707
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +41,325
Here:

+33 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +90,812
Here:

+72 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Palm Beach County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 229.84 millions of gallons per day (85% from ground, 15% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.8

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Palm Beach County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 924
  • 2 rooms: 8,625
  • 3 rooms: 27,312
  • 4 rooms: 64,460
  • 5 rooms: 87,274
  • 6 rooms: 73,354
  • 7 rooms: 46,042
  • 8 rooms: 26,535
  • 9+ rooms: 19,498
  • 1 room: 6,107
  • 2 rooms: 16,891
  • 3 rooms: 24,830
  • 4 rooms: 35,661
  • 5 rooms: 22,640
  • 6 rooms: 8,957
  • 7 rooms: 3,248
  • 8 rooms: 1,343
  • 9+ rooms: 474
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Palm Beach County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2,789
  • 1 bedroom: 27,074
  • 2 bedrooms: 135,697
  • 3 bedrooms: 135,796
  • 4 bedrooms: 43,294
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9,374
  • no bedroom: 7,660
  • 1 bedroom: 35,615
  • 2 bedrooms: 54,791
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,192
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,534
  • 5+ bedrooms: 359
Cars and other vehicles available in Palm Beach County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 18,577
  • 1 vehicle: 147,701
  • 2 vehicles: 148,020
  • 3 vehicles: 31,236
  • 4 vehicles: 6,568
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,922
  • no vehicle: 19,082
  • 1 vehicle: 61,725
  • 2 vehicles: 33,437
  • 3 vehicles: 4,946
  • 4 vehicles: 609
  • 5+ vehicles: 352

52% of Palm Beach County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 36% lived in Florida.

Palm Beach County:

51.7%
State average:

51.1%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $131,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Palm Beach County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (93.6%)
  • Utility gas (2.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Electricity (92.8%)
  • No fuel used (3.1%)
  • Utility gas (2.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16,773
Here:

14.7%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6,287
Here:

11.2%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,231
Here:

24.8%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Palm Beach County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Palm Beach County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Palm Beach County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Palm Beach County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Palm Beach County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Palm Beach County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 264 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4,262$176,7365,713$242,06810,768$243,374442$165,16525$6,818,9202,884$263,19599$124,030
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED302$182,427730$250,0181,530$238,31498$86,0202$1,965,000354$224,52049$73,959
APPLICATIONS DENIED1,211$162,7601,793$225,1097,777$248,407546$76,3229$1,741,2221,680$224,115161$58,391
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN606$170,865984$263,4903,409$246,218123$126,3905$17,044,000674$277,12320$97,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS254$161,854325$246,6741,222$247,74849$91,0201$250,000212$278,0247$65,857
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 188 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED308$255,49058$247,6724$219,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED207$264,18466$244,51520$243,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED97$215,04133$249,5158$168,375
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN35$239,48625$236,0404$220,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS46$205,1308$231,7504$216,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Palm Beach County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7,75675.9 years
William6,86676.5 years
Mary5,88180.5 years
Joseph5,16177.8 years
Robert5,13073.4 years
James4,39473.0 years
George4,25077.8 years
Charles4,08177.1 years
Helen3,83181.9 years
Dorothy3,18680.2 years
Most common last names in Palm Beach County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,23176.8 years
Miller1,50078.2 years
Johnson1,43374.5 years
Brown1,40674.9 years
Williams1,37973.0 years
Cohen1,35180.9 years
Jones1,08972.9 years
Davis1,04474.7 years
Wilson75375.7 years
Schwartz74480.9 years
Businesses in Palm Beach County, FL
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2JoS. A. Bank4
7-Eleven22Jones New York43
ALDO4Journeys5
AMF Bowling1KFC19
AT&T33Kincaid2
Abercrombie & Fitch3Kmart4
Abercrombie Kids3Kohl's3
Ace Hardware6Kroger2
Aeropostale4LA Fitness7
Aerosoles1La Quinta3
American Eagle Outfitters4La-Z-Boy3
Ann Taylor7Lane Bryant3
Apple Store3Lane Furniture6
Applebee's9LensCrafters9
Arby's4Little Caesars Pizza10
Ashley Furniture2Lowe's5
AutoZone8Macy's7
Avenue2Marriott21
BMW2Marshalls7
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets27
Banana Republic5McDonald's44
Baskin-Robbins5Men's Wearhouse8
Bath & Body Works5Motel 61
Bebe3Motherhood Maternity11
Bed Bath & Beyond6New Balance33
Ben & Jerry's1New York & Co3
Bentleymotors.Com1Nike87
Best Western3Nordstrom4
Blockbuster25Office Depot13
Brooks Brothers2OfficeMax2
Brookstone4Old Navy4
Budget Car Rental4Olive Garden4
Burger King32On The Border1
CVS53Outback6
Cache4Outback Steakhouse6
CarMax1Pac Sun4
Casual Male XL2Panda Express2
Charlotte Russe2Panera Bread11
Chick-Fil-A9Papa John's Pizza13
Chico's7Payless15
Chipotle6Penske11
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart6
Cinnabon 1Pier 1 Imports7
Clarion1Pizza Hut16
Clarks2Popeyes5
Cold Stone Creamery5Publix Super Markets66
Coldwater Creek2Quality1
ColorTyme1Quiznos8
Comfort Inn3RadioShack21
Costco4Red Lobster3
Cracker Barrel2Red Roof Inn1
Crate & Barrel1Rite Aid1
Curves7Rooms To Go5
DHL32Ruby Tuesday4
Dairy Queen6Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Days Inn1SAS Shoes10
Decora Cabinetry8SONIC Drive-In3
Dennys10Saks Fifth Avenue3
Domino's Pizza14Sam's Club2
DressBarn1Sears15
Dunkin Donuts54Sephora4
Ethan Allen2Shoe Carnival2
Express5Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Spencer Gifts2
Famous Footwear2Sprint Nextel10
FedEx224Staples7
Finish Line2Starbucks46
Firestone Complete Auto Care9Steak 'n Shake3
Foot Locker3Studio 61
Forever 213Subway53
GNC17Super 83
GameStop17T-Mobile35
Gap4T.G.I. Driday's4
Goodwill4T.J.Maxx6
Gymboree5Taco Bell18
H&M1Talbots2
H&R Block37Target8
Haagen-Dazs2The Cheesecake Factory3
Harmon Face Values1The Limited2
Havertys Furniture1The Room Place3
Haworth1Tire Kingdom16
Hawthorn1Toys"R"Us9
Holiday Inn8Travelodge1
Hollister Co.3True Value3
Home Depot11U-Haul54
Homestead Studio Suites1UPS244
Hot Topic2Urban Outfitters1
IHOP13Vans10
IZOD1Verizon Wireless9
InTown Suites1Victoria's Secret5
J. Jill1Walgreens34
J.Crew3Walmart12
JCPenney3Wet Seal1
Jamba Juice4Whole Foods Market3
Jimmy John's5YMCA5
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