This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Palm Beach has a very low population density. Palm Beach is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Palm Beach, FL is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Palm Beach has a population density of 2,651, with 10,398 current residents.
Out of the 10,398 current residents, 45% are male and 55% are female. 62% of the residents are married and 38% are single.
- 63% Sun
- 61% Rain
- 0% Snow
73°F average temperature
- 36 years Median home age
- $501,930 Median home price
- -29.32% Home appreciation rate
- 13.37% Annual property tax
As for living in Palm Beach, the air quality is 92% and the weather, on average, is 63% sunny, 61% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 73°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Palm Beach, you should know that 46.1% of homes are owned while 8.6% of homes are rented, and 45.3% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $501,930, the median age of homes is 36 years, the annual home appreciation is -29.32% and the annual property tax is 13.37%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)2
When looking at the community of Palm Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Palm Beach’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Palm Beach is 68 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 61.08% Democratic, 38.22% Republican, and 0.70% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:16
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
96%High school diploma
6%Some college or associates degree
22%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Palm Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 11.40% of residents are unemployed in Palm Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Palm Beach residents: 31.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 24.97% are in the arts and sciences field, 10.3% are in the customer service field, 31.1% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 1.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 0.8% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 95.68%, 5.64% of residents have an associate’s degree, 31.33% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 22.09% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Palm Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 20 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Palm Beach have a few different options. 63% of commuters use their own cars, 5% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 20% of residents work from home.