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 Coast has a very low population density. Palm Coast is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Palm Coast, FL is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 7/10 and an overall value of 7/10, 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 Coast has a population density of 1,328, with 67,341 current residents.
Out of the 67,341 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 71% of the residents are married and 29% are single.
- 62% Sun
- 52% Rain
- 0% Snow
69°F average temperature
- 8 years Median home age
- $140,780 Median home price
- -17% Home appreciation rate
- 9.26% Annual property tax
As for living in Palm Coast, the air quality is 84% and the weather, on average, is 62% sunny, 52% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 69°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Palm Coast, you should know that 76.3% of homes are owned while 12.6% of homes are rented, and 11.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $140,780, the median age of homes is 8 years, the annual home appreciation is -17.00% and the annual property tax is 9.26%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)5
When looking at the community of Palm Coast, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Palm Coast’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Palm Coast is 42 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 50.24% Democratic, 48.66% Republican, and 1.10% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:14
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
86%High school diploma
8%Some college or associates degree
7%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Palm Coast, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 15.40% of residents are unemployed in Palm Coast (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Palm Coast residents: 12.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 15.35% are in the arts and sciences field, 20.4% are in the customer service field, 30.1% are in the sales field, 0.08% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.6% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 11.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 85.61%, 7.59% of residents have an associate’s degree, 12.25% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 7.03% 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 Coast, you should be aware that the average commute time is 27 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Palm Coast have a few different options. 83% of commuters use their own cars, 11% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.