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Palm Beach County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2017: 1,471,150 (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: 745 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Palm Beach County: 101.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (32.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Palm Beach County, FL (2017)
    • 801,26570.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 328,18229.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 274,60824.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 39,3883.5%Asian alone
    • 20,2701.8%Two or more races
    • 5,8390.5%Some other race alone
    • 1,5980.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Males: 713,677  (48.5%)
Females: 757,473  (51.5%)
Average household size:
Palm Beach County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,057 ($45,062 in 1999)
This county:

$60,057
Florida:

$52,594

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,203 (lower quartile is $912, upper quartile is $1,565)
This county:

$1203
State:

$975


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $282,900 (it was $115,000 in 2000)
Palm Beach:

$282,900
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $165,300 - $437,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $480,138
Here:

$480,138
State:

$311,235

Townhouses or other attached units: $245,483
Here:

$245,483
State:

$231,951

In 2-unit structures: $167,010
Here:

$167,010
State:

$217,824

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $230,579
Here:

$230,579
State:

$219,642

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $307,843
Here:

$307,843
State:

$295,429

Mobile homes: $47,724
Here:

$47,724
State:

$68,147

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $39,028
Here:

$39,028
State:

$51,890

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,739
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $651

Institutionalized population: 12,309

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

  • Murders: 11
  • Rapes: 221
  • Robberies: 612
  • Assaults: 1950
  • Burglaries: 4423
  • Thefts: 11720
  • Auto thefts: 2228

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

  • Murders: 32
  • Rapes: 241
  • Robberies: 656
  • Assaults: 2125
  • Burglaries: 4937
  • Thefts: 12268
  • Auto thefts: 2535
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Health of residents in Palm Beach County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
76.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
49.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
90.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
76.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 189 pounds. This is less than 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:

  • 1997: 6190 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 1998: 6387 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 1999: 6428 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2000: 6769 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2001: 7538 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2002: 9437 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2003: 10920 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2004: 10266 buildings, average cost: $209,200
  • 2005: 8689 buildings, average cost: $247,100
  • 2006: 4652 buildings, average cost: $270,700
  • 2007: 2101 buildings, average cost: $331,700
  • 2008: 1278 buildings, average cost: $301,200
  • 2009: 1102 buildings, average cost: $271,600
  • 2010: 1251 buildings, average cost: $308,500
  • 2011: 1895 buildings, average cost: $344,400
  • 2012: 2247 buildings, average cost: $351,200
  • 2013: 2669 buildings, average cost: $366,900
  • 2014: 2533 buildings, average cost: $383,400
  • 2015: 2848 buildings, average cost: $366,900
  • 2016: 2297 buildings, average cost: $389,900
  • 2017: 2622 buildings, average cost: $389,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Palm Beach, FL residents
Average permit cost in Palm Beach, FL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,994 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,637 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Palm Beach, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Palm Beach, FL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Palm Beach, FL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
Palm Beach County:

11.7%
Florida:

14.0%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.4% for Black residents, 15.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.9% for American Indian residents, 33.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.9% for other race residents, 17.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.8 years old
(Males: 42.7 years old, Females: 46.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55.1 years old, Black residents: 33.0 years old, American Indian residents: 36.5 years old, Asian residents: 39.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.5 years old, Other race residents: 33.6 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

2018 air pollution in Palm Beach County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.8 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Palm Beach County: Felda (A), Browns Indian Trading Post (B), Camp Everglades (C), Point of Cypress (D), City of Clewiston Wastewater Treatment Facility (E), Felda Volunteer Fire Department (F), Big Cypress Fire and Emergency Medical Services (G), Hendry Correctional Institution (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Palm Beach County include: Faith Chapel Pentecostal Church of God (A), Christ the King Lutheran Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C), Turning Point Church of God (D), High Haven Church (E), Big Cypress Church (F), New Testament Church (G), Felda Church (H), Covenant Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ridgelawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and swamps: Okaloacoochee Slough (A), Cattail Lake (B), Rocky Lake (C), Fye Pond (D), Cow Slough (E), Tony Strand (F), Rocky Lake Strand (G), Little Lard Can Slough (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Pollywog Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Charlotte County , Glades County , Brooks County, Texas , Hardee County , Cameron County, Texas , Lee County , Martin County , Willacy County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Florida:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Palm Beach, FL
County total employment by year in Palm Beach, FL
County average yearly wages by year in Palm Beach, FL

Current college students: 50,064
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 381,984 (55.0% naturalized citizens)

Palm Beach County:

26.0%
Whole state:

20.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 88,9122010 or later
  • 104,7742000 to 2009
  • 76,0441990 to 1999
  • 48,7231980 to 1989
  • 22,3431970 to 1979
  • 43,998Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 320,512
  • One, attached: 71,251
  • Two: 18,874
  • 3 or 4: 44,545
  • 5 to 9: 40,009
  • 10 to 19: 50,381
  • 20 to 49: 68,405
  • 50 or more: 55,323
  • Mobile homes: 17,457
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 325

Housing units in Palm Beach County with a mortgage: 198,039 (4,666 second mortgage, 20,186 home equity loan, 1,017 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 182,597

Here:

52.1% with mortgage
State:

56.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Palm Beach County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic210,00636
Evangelical Protestant143,738477
Other62,520124
Mainline Protestant44,22383
Black Protestant17,53347
Orthodox5,6958
None836,419-
Palm Beach County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 259
Palm Beach County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
This 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.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
This county:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Palm Beach County:

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

19.3%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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 significantly below Florida state average. It is 16881070.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 30 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/9/1968, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palm Beach County-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 400.5 miles away from Palm Beach County 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 82.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 433.1 miles away from the county 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 399.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 248.8 miles away from Palm Beach County center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 347.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Florida Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 03, 2016 to October 19, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3377: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3377, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 03, 2016 to October 19, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4283: October 08, 2016, FEMA Id: 4283, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 27, 2012 to August 29, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4084: October 18, 2012, FEMA Id: 4084, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1785: August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Hurricane Wilma, Incident Period: October 23, 2005 to November 18, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1609: October 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1609, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1561: September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1561, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1551: September 16, 2004, FEMA Id: 1551, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1545: September 04, 2004, FEMA Id: 1545, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Palm Beach County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Palm Beach

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 543,706 (78.5%)
  • Carpooled: 71,222 (10.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8,814 (1.3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 189 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 295 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 1,509 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 8,615 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 1,936 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 9,150 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 46,903 (6.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Haiti (18%)
  • Cuba (9%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Jamaica (6%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Brazil (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Palm Beach County


  • Haitian (10%)
  • American (6%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Jamaican (3%)
  • Russian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 6,261 people in nursing homes
  • 3,135 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,381 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2,270 people in state prisons
  • 1,670 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,648 people in other group homes
  • 706 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 258 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 230 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 196 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 129 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 81 people in religious group quarters
  • 77 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 77 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 72 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 67 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 49 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 43 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 25 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in military barracks, etc.

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

  • 5,764 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4,167 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,087 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2,962 people in state prisons
  • 1,227 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 827 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 711 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 372 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 357 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 158 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 109 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 100 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 53 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 2 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $106,663.

6.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($141,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Florida average:

7.69%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,757 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.08%

2.76% relocated from other counties in Florida ($28,111 average AGI)
3.63% relocated from other states ($110,413 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

3.63%
Florida average:

3.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Broward County, FL  1.26% ($67,594 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.39% ($78,122)
from Travis County, TX  0.15% ($49,041)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.14% ($55,504)
from Nassau County, NY  0.13% ($184,689)
from Martin County, FL  0.13% ($82,631)
from Orange County, FL  0.13% ($49,297)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($71,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Florida average:

6.59%


0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($850 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.10%

2.74% relocated to other counties in Florida ($37,321 average AGI)
2.53% relocated to other states ($33,484 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

2.53%
Florida average:

2.71%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Broward County, FL  0.97% ($62,460 average AGI)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.24% ($51,794)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.23% ($182,141)
to Martin County, FL  0.23% ($99,590)
to Orange County, FL  0.15% ($61,592)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.08% ($51,713)
to New York County, NY  0.06% ($148,771)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.8

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 from 2007 to 2014: 10.1

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 from 2007 to 2013: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Palm Beach County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Palm Beach County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Palm Beach County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Palm Beach County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Palm Beach County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Palm Beach County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Palm Beach County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 249,260 (228,526 aged, 20,734 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 52,707 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Palm Beach County, Florida in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (22,160)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (13,914)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (11,358)
  • Unspecified dementia (8,818)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (8,261)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (7,039)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (6,698)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (6,162)
  • Ischaemic cardiomyopathy (4,108)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,878)

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: 13,035
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 251
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,828

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,270
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,107
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 59
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 6,140

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: 1,471,150
  • In family households: 1,173,751 (182,494 male householders, 155,904 female householders)
    252,176 spouses, 409,659 children (386,385 natural, 6,516 adopted, 16,758 stepchildren), 26,266 grandchildren, 25,288 brothers or sisters, 48,973 parents, 32,646 other relatives, 40,345 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 275,628 (90,991 male householders (72,295 living alone)), 118,435 female householders (101,372 living alone)), 66,202 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 21,771

Size of family households: 171,455 2-persons, 76,214 3-persons, 53,882 4-persons, 24,489 5-persons, 7,651 6-persons, 4,707 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 173,667 1-person, 30,825 2-persons, 3,231 3-persons, 1,370 4-persons, 230 5-persons, 103 7-or-more-persons.

174,503 married couples with children.
75,872 single-parent households (22,508 men, 53,364 women).

66.6% of residents of Palm Beach speak English at home.
19.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
11.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $7,403,842,000 ($5,955 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:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Year house built in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • Year house built in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • 13,3642014 or later
  • 13,2642010 to 2013
  • 110,0792000 to 2009
  • 116,3391990 to 1999
  • 193,7761980 to 1989
  • 129,8571970 to 1979
  • 52,9291960 to 1969
  • 38,0251950 to 1959
  • 8,2911940 to 1949
  • 11,1581939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Palm Beach County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • 1,3531 room
  • 2,2152 rooms
  • 19,2883 rooms
  • 68,9844 rooms
  • 90,5575 rooms
  • 75,7996 rooms
  • 48,0987 rooms
  • 34,8758 rooms
  • 39,4679+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • 7,6491 room
  • 9,0092 rooms
  • 31,3693 rooms
  • 56,1844 rooms
  • 34,1285 rooms
  • 16,6186 rooms
  • 5,9227 rooms
  • 3,5158 rooms
  • 2,7949+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Palm Beach County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • 1,578no bedroom
  • 14,6931 bedroom
  • 116,7192 bedrooms
  • 159,9263 bedrooms
  • 67,3934 bedrooms
  • 20,3275+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • 7,976no bedroom
  • 32,4781 bedroom
  • 77,8302 bedrooms
  • 41,5263 bedrooms
  • 6,3604 bedrooms
  • 1,0185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Palm Beach County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Palm Beach County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Palm Beach County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 12,994no vehicle
  • 148,7561 vehicle
  • 159,2842 vehicles
  • 43,5203 vehicles
  • 12,5504 vehicles
  • 3,5325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Palm Beach County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Palm Beach County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 18,533no vehicle
  • 80,5111 vehicle
  • 53,9892 vehicles
  • 12,1733 vehicles
  • 1,6854 vehicles
  • 2975+ vehicles

85.1% of Palm Beach County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Florida.

Palm Beach County:

85.1%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 442,108
  • Other state: 601,767
  • Northeast: 371,538
  • Midwest: 109,607
  • South: 90,380
  • West: 30,242
Year householders moved into unit in Palm Beach County, FL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Palm Beach County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 93.4%Electricity
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 94.7%Electricity
  • 2.9%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16,699
Here:

13.3%
Florida:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8,680
Here:

12.6%
Florida:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15,480
Here:

20.4%
Florida:

20.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Palm Beach County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $179,697,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $267,242,000
    Other: $232,509,000
    Sewerage: $66,853,000
    Air Transportation: $60,782,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,411,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,714,000
    Regular Highways: $407,000
    Parking Facilities: $382,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $57,599,000
    General - Other: $19,527,000
    Regular Highways: $18,755,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $354,698,000
    Local Fire Protection: $259,175,000
    General - Other: $258,662,000
    Solid Waste Management: $204,312,000
    Correctional Institutions: $146,418,000
    Financial Administration: $105,536,000
    Transit Utilities: $90,489,000
    Air Transportation: $69,850,000
    Sewerage: $69,000,000
    Parks and Recreation: $61,635,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,513,000
    Water Utilities: $46,002,000
    Regular Highways: $44,561,000
    Health - Other: $41,169,000
    Libraries: $38,920,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $35,319,000
    General Public Buildings: $27,171,000
    Central Staff Services: $19,822,000
    Housing and Community Development: $18,537,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $16,016,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,107,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $45,982,000
    Corporate Bonds: $18,974,000
    Total Other Securities: $8,006,000
    Benefit Payments: $6,699,000
    Other Investments - Other: $3,706,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,624,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,154,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,115,000
    From Other Governments: $403,000
    Withdrawals: $63,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $44,342,000
    Highways: $21,580,000
    Public Welfare: $17,018,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,173,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,972,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $33,000,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $22,987,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,365,539,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,191,006,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $641,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $632,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $459,764,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,230,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $48,834,000
    Special Assessments: $42,061,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,364,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,459,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,916,000
    Sale of Property: $4,127,000
    Rents: $2,090,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $27,870,000
    Police Protection: $11,308,000
    Financial Administration: $9,265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,074,000
    Libraries: $5,064,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,590,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,291,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $433,000
    Housing and Community Development: $199,000
    Central Staff Services: $83,000
    Correctional Institutions: $57,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $48,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    General - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,288,867,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,710,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,131,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $632,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $115,343,000
    Other: $26,941,000
    Highways: $20,615,000
    Public Welfare: $6,994,000
    Health and Hospitals: $604,000
  • Tax - Property: $918,669,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,348,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $49,751,000
    Other Selective Sales: $42,736,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $40,527,000
    Other License: $22,088,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $164,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,076,000

Palm Beach County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $179,697,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $267,242,000
    Other: $232,509,000
    Sewerage: $66,853,000
    Air Transportation: $60,782,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,411,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,714,000
    Regular Highways: $407,000
    Parking Facilities: $382,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $57,599,000
    General - Other: $19,527,000
    Regular Highways: $18,755,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $354,698,000
    Local Fire Protection: $259,175,000
    General - Other: $258,662,000
    Solid Waste Management: $204,312,000
    Correctional Institutions: $146,418,000
    Financial Administration: $105,536,000
    Transit Utilities: $90,489,000
    Air Transportation: $69,850,000
    Sewerage: $69,000,000
    Parks and Recreation: $61,635,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,513,000
    Water Utilities: $46,002,000
    Regular Highways: $44,561,000
    Health - Other: $41,169,000
    Libraries: $38,920,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $35,319,000
    General Public Buildings: $27,171,000
    Central Staff Services: $19,822,000
    Housing and Community Development: $18,537,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $16,016,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,107,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $45,982,000
    Corporate Bonds: $18,974,000
    Total Other Securities: $8,006,000
    Benefit Payments: $6,699,000
    Other Investments - Other: $3,706,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,624,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,154,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,115,000
    From Other Governments: $403,000
    Withdrawals: $63,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $44,342,000
    Highways: $21,580,000
    Public Welfare: $17,018,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,173,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,972,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $33,000,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $22,987,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,365,539,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,191,006,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $641,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $632,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $459,764,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,230,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $48,834,000
    Special Assessments: $42,061,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,364,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,459,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,916,000
    Sale of Property: $4,127,000
    Rents: $2,090,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $27,870,000
    Police Protection: $11,308,000
    Financial Administration: $9,265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,074,000
    Libraries: $5,064,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,590,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,291,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $433,000
    Housing and Community Development: $199,000
    Central Staff Services: $83,000
    Correctional Institutions: $57,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $48,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    General - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,288,867,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,710,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,131,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $632,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $115,343,000
    Other: $26,941,000
    Highways: $20,615,000
    Public Welfare: $6,994,000
    Health and Hospitals: $604,000
  • Tax - Property: $918,669,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,348,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $49,751,000
    Other Selective Sales: $42,736,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $40,527,000
    Other License: $22,088,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $164,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,076,000

Palm Beach County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $179,697,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $267,242,000
    Other: $232,509,000
    Sewerage: $66,853,000
    Air Transportation: $60,782,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,411,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,714,000
    Regular Highways: $407,000
    Parking Facilities: $382,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $57,599,000
    General - Other: $19,527,000
    Regular Highways: $18,755,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $354,698,000
    Local Fire Protection: $259,175,000
    General - Other: $258,662,000
    Solid Waste Management: $204,312,000
    Correctional Institutions: $146,418,000
    Financial Administration: $105,536,000
    Transit Utilities: $90,489,000
    Air Transportation: $69,850,000
    Sewerage: $69,000,000
    Parks and Recreation: $61,635,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,513,000
    Water Utilities: $46,002,000
    Regular Highways: $44,561,000
    Health - Other: $41,169,000
    Libraries: $38,920,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $35,319,000
    General Public Buildings: $27,171,000
    Central Staff Services: $19,822,000
    Housing and Community Development: $18,537,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $16,016,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,107,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $45,982,000
    Corporate Bonds: $18,974,000
    Total Other Securities: $8,006,000
    Benefit Payments: $6,699,000
    Other Investments - Other: $3,706,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,624,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,154,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,115,000
    From Other Governments: $403,000
    Withdrawals: $63,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $44,342,000
    Highways: $21,580,000
    Public Welfare: $17,018,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,173,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,972,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $33,000,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $22,987,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,365,539,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,191,006,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $641,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $632,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $459,764,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,230,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $48,834,000
    Special Assessments: $42,061,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,364,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,459,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,916,000
    Sale of Property: $4,127,000
    Rents: $2,090,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $27,870,000
    Police Protection: $11,308,000
    Financial Administration: $9,265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,074,000
    Libraries: $5,064,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,590,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,291,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $433,000
    Housing and Community Development: $199,000
    Central Staff Services: $83,000
    Correctional Institutions: $57,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $48,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    General - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,288,867,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,710,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,131,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $632,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $115,343,000
    Other: $26,941,000
    Highways: $20,615,000
    Public Welfare: $6,994,000
    Health and Hospitals: $604,000
  • Tax - Property: $918,669,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,348,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $49,751,000
    Other Selective Sales: $42,736,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $40,527,000
    Other License: $22,088,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $164,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,076,000

Palm Beach County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $179,697,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $267,242,000
    Other: $232,509,000
    Sewerage: $66,853,000
    Air Transportation: $60,782,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,411,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,714,000
    Regular Highways: $407,000
    Parking Facilities: $382,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $57,599,000
    General - Other: $19,527,000
    Regular Highways: $18,755,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $354,698,000
    Local Fire Protection: $259,175,000
    General - Other: $258,662,000
    Solid Waste Management: $204,312,000
    Correctional Institutions: $146,418,000
    Financial Administration: $105,536,000
    Transit Utilities: $90,489,000
    Air Transportation: $69,850,000
    Sewerage: $69,000,000
    Parks and Recreation: $61,635,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,513,000
    Water Utilities: $46,002,000
    Regular Highways: $44,561,000
    Health - Other: $41,169,000
    Libraries: $38,920,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $35,319,000
    General Public Buildings: $27,171,000
    Central Staff Services: $19,822,000
    Housing and Community Development: $18,537,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $16,016,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,107,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $45,982,000
    Corporate Bonds: $18,974,000
    Total Other Securities: $8,006,000
    Benefit Payments: $6,699,000
    Other Investments - Other: $3,706,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,624,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,154,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,115,000
    From Other Governments: $403,000
    Withdrawals: $63,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $44,342,000
    Highways: $21,580,000
    Public Welfare: $17,018,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,173,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,972,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $33,000,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $22,987,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,365,539,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,191,006,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $641,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $632,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $459,764,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,230,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $48,834,000
    Special Assessments: $42,061,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,364,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,459,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,916,000
    Sale of Property: $4,127,000
    Rents: $2,090,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $27,870,000
    Police Protection: $11,308,000
    Financial Administration: $9,265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,074,000
    Libraries: $5,064,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,590,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,291,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $433,000
    Housing and Community Development: $199,000
    Central Staff Services: $83,000
    Correctional Institutions: $57,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $48,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    General - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,288,867,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,710,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,131,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $632,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $115,343,000
    Other: $26,941,000
    Highways: $20,615,000
    Public Welfare: $6,994,000
    Health and Hospitals: $604,000
  • Tax - Property: $918,669,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,348,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $49,751,000
    Other Selective Sales: $42,736,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $40,527,000
    Other License: $22,088,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $164,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,076,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 16,301
  • Number of aged recipients: 4,014
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 12,287
  • Number of recipients under 18: 3,044
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 7,762
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 5,495
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 5,170
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 7,311
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
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
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palm Beach, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palm Beach, FL - 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 Fitness2Jones New York43
7-Eleven22Journeys5
ALDO4Justice5
AMF Bowling1KFC19
AT&T33Kincaid2
Abercrombie & Fitch3Kmart4
Abercrombie Kids3Kohl's3
Ace Hardware6Kroger2
Advance Auto Parts22LA Fitness7
Aeropostale4La Quinta3
Aerosoles1La-Z-Boy3
American Eagle Outfitters4Lane Bryant3
Ann Taylor7Lane Furniture6
Apple Store3LensCrafters9
Applebee's9Little Caesars Pizza10
Arby's4Lowe's5
Ashley Furniture2Macy's7
Audi1Marriott21
AutoZone8Marshalls7
Avenue2MasterBrand Cabinets27
BMW2Mazda2
Bakers1McDonald's44
Banana Republic5Men's Wearhouse8
Barnes & Noble4Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins5Motherhood Maternity11
Bath & Body Works5New Balance33
Bebe3New York & Co3
Bed Bath & Beyond6Nike87
Ben & Jerry's1Nissan3
Bentleymotors.Com1Nordstrom4
Best Western3Office Depot13
Blockbuster25OfficeMax2
Brooks Brothers2Old Navy4
Brookstone4Olive Garden4
Budget Car Rental4On The Border1
Burger King32Outback6
CVS53Outback Steakhouse6
Cache4Pac Sun4
CarMax1Panda Express2
Casual Male XL2Panera Bread11
Charlotte Russe2Papa John's Pizza13
Chevrolet5Payless15
Chick-Fil-A9Penske11
Chico's7PetSmart6
Chipotle6Pier 1 Imports7
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut16
Cinnabon 1Plato's Closet4
Circle K4Popeyes5
Clarion1Pottery Barn3
Clarks2Pottery Barn Kids1
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
Dressbarn2Sephora4
Dunkin Donuts54Shoe Carnival2
Ethan Allen2Skechers USA2
Express5Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Spencer Gifts2
Famous Footwear2Sprint Nextel10
FedEx224Staples7
Finish Line2Starbucks46
Firestone Complete Auto Care9Steak 'n Shake3
Foot Locker3Studio 61
Ford5Subaru2
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
Hawthorn1Toyota3
Hilton16Toys"R"Us9
Holiday Inn8Travelodge1
Hollister Co.3True Value3
Home Depot11U-Haul54
Homestead Studio Suites1UPS244
Honda3Urban Outfitters1
Hot Topic2Vans10
Hyundai3Verizon Wireless9
IHOP13Victoria's Secret5
IZOD1Volkswagen3
InTown Suites1Walgreens34
J. Jill1Walmart12
J.Crew3Wet Seal1
JCPenney3Whole Foods Market3
Jamba Juice4YMCA5
Jimmy John's5Z Gallerie2
JoS. A. Bank4

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