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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
Palm Beach is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 8,667. Palm Beach is in Palm Beach County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Palm Beach offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Palm Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many retirees live in Palm Beach and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Palm Beach are above average.
About Palm Beach...
Population
8,667

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,149,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,713
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Palm Beach Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    113.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    11.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    22.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    124.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    871.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    113.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    3%
  • 10-17 years
    3%
  • 18-24 years
    1%
  • 25-34 years
    1%
  • 35-44 years
    5%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    62%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Palm Beach

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$133,026
National
$55,322

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Palm Beach Reviews

3 reviews
The weather is sunny and pleasant. The summers are either beautiful or stormy. The winters are warm and somewhat breezy. The most essential wardrobe items in my closet are bikinis, flip flops, and a light sweater.
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Employment is good. Considering the city is close there are many opportunities.
There are great local business but should be more!