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Palm Beach
  • Suburb of Fort Lauderdale, FL

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade C
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Palm Beach is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 8,723. 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.

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About Palm Beach...
Population
8,723

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,177,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,744
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    90
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    168.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    776.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    146.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    3%
  • 10-17 years
    2%
  • 18-24 years
    1%
  • 25-34 years
    2%
  • 35-44 years
    5%
  • 45-54 years
    6%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    66%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Palm Beach

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$141,348
National
$62,843

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