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Population (year 2000): 10,468. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,852 (-5.9% change)
Males: 4,631 (44.2%), Females: 5,837 (55.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 66.6 years
Median household income: $94,562 (year 2000)
Median house value: $1,000,001 (year 2000)

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Races in Palm Beach:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.8%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (12.6%), German (11.4%), Russian (10.4%), Irish (8.6%), United States (7.4%), Italian (6.2%).Beach, Florida

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Palm Beach

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palm Beach town

  • Never married: 10.3%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 18.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

15.3% Foreign born (8.3% Europe, 2.8% Asia, 1.9% North America, 1.6% Latin America).

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


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palm Beach, FL West (1.8 miles pop. 82,103).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (61.6 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (978.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Palm Beach, FL West (1.8 miles Cloud Lake, FL (3.6 miles) , Park, FL (3.8 miles Mangonia Ridge, FL (3.8 miles Glen Homes, FL (3.9 miles Westgate-Belvedere Beach Shores, FL (4.4 miles Palm Beach, FL (4.9 miles Riviera Circle, FL (5.0 miles Schall
Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 28 buildings, average cost: $1,175,500
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $1,814,100
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $1,216,700
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $730,200
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $1,650,200
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $1,337,600
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $1,200,800
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $1,379,800
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $1,342,700
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $1,352,000

Latitude: 26.72 N, Longitude: 80.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 561


Industries providing employment: Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (27.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (18.9%), Retail trade (11.5%), Educational,health and social services (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,253 (+117.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,445 (51.3%)


 

Crime in Palm Beach by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 3 0 2 1
    per 100,000 9.6 28.7 0.0 19.1 9.6
Robberies 2 3 3 1 4
    per 100,000 19.1 28.7 28.7 9.6 38.2
Assaults 2 9 3 1 0
    per 100,000 19.1 86.0 28.7 9.6 0.0
Burglaries 38 49 53 43 31
    per 100,000 363.0 468.1 506.3 410.8 296.1
Thefts 211 194 192 156 164
    per 100,000 2015.7 1853.3 1834.2 1490.3 1566.7
Auto thefts 10 18 13 13 13
    per 100,000 95.5 172.0 124.2 124.2 124.2
127.1 157.9 133.1 110.7 108.6

Average climate in Palm Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Palm Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the Palm Beach city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/13/1979, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Alonzo Gee - College basketball player (Alabama Crimson Tide), Cletis Fobbs - College basketball player (La Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns).

Main business address for: WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT INC (COMMERCIAL PRINTING), REAL LOGIC INC (BLANK CHECKS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Palm Beach:
  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • COLUMBIA HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • OAKWOOD CENTER OF THE PALM BEACHES (about 4 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palm Beach:

  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 5 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 46 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 67 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Palm Beach:
  • PALM BEACH COUNTY PARK (about 10 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: LNA)
  • NORTH PALM BEACH COUNTY GENERAL AVIATION (about 15 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: F45)
  • BOCA RATON (about 25 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; ID: BCT)

Amtrak stations near Palm Beach:
  • 2 miles: WEST PALM BEACH (201 S. TAMARIND AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: DELRAY BEACH (345 S. CONGRESS AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 73 $415,648 $68,325 0 $0
Financial Administration 21 $87,482 $49,989 1 $611
Streets and Highways 22 $110,888 $60,484 0 $0
Police - Other 44 $159,902 $43,609 0 $0
Other Government Administration 19 $103,343 $65,269 0 $0
Firefighters 69 $350,292 $60,920 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $11,978 $47,912 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 33 $125,660 $45,694 2 $2,422
Parks and Recreation 36 $122,576 $40,858 23 $13,855
Health 1 $4,187 $50,244 1 $921
Solid Waste Management 40 $115,841 $34,752 0 $0
Sewerage 10 $32,962 $39,554 0 $0
Totals for Government 371 $1,640,758 $53,070 27 $17,809
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palm Beach:
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 6 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,109)
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; FT enrollment: 8,390)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 24 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 38 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 43 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
Public primary/middle school in Palm Beach:
  • PALM BEACH PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 240 COCONUT ROW; Grades: KG - 05)

Notable locations in Palm Beach: Historical Society of Palm Beach County Library (A), Mar-A-Lago Building (B).

Shopping Center: Esplanade Worth Avenue Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Palm Beach include: Nativity Lutheran Church (A), Grace Evangelical Free Church (B), Lighthouse Baptist Church (C).

Lake: Worth, Lake (A).

Park in Palm Beach: Mar-A-Lago National Historical Site (1).


Palm Beach compared to Florida state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Palm Beach:
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWRF (1380 AM; 1 kW; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBZT (1230 AM; 1 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LANTANA, FL; Owner: OMNI-LINGUAL BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Palm Beach:
  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRLX (92.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJBW-FM (106.3 FM; JUPITER, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W296AW (107.1 FM; MANGONIA PARK, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • W262AE (100.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Palm Beach:
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

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