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Royal Palm Beach
  • Suburb of Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

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Royal Palm Beach is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 38,962. Royal Palm Beach is in Palm Beach County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Royal Palm Beach offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Royal Palm Beach there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Royal Palm Beach and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Royal Palm Beach are above average.

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About Royal Palm Beach...
Population
38,962

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$273,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,743
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    95.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    17.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    24.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    76
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,423.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    105.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Royal Palm Beach

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,582
National
$62,843

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