Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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Population

53,119

2.42% growth

Median Age

50.5


Median Household Income

$77,864

6.95% growth

Poverty Rate

6.2%


Number of Employees

25,991

3.86% growth

Median Property Value

$334,800

5.12% growth

About

In 2017, Palm Beach Gardens, FL had a population of 53.1k people with a median age of 50.5 and a median household income of $77,864. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Palm Beach Gardens, FL grew from 51,865 to 53,119, a 2.42% increase and its median household income grew from $72,805 to $77,864, a 6.95% increase.

The population of Palm Beach Gardens, FL is 78.1% White Alone, 10% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.56% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Palm Beach Gardens, FL speak a non-English language, and 94.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Palm Beach Gardens, FL is $334,800, and the homeownership rate is 70.6%. Most people in Palm Beach Gardens, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Palm Beach Gardens, FL is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Palm Beach Gardens, FL employs 26k people. The largest industries in Palm Beach Gardens, FL are Retail Trade (3,147 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,136 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,051 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($87,321), Utilities ($82,399), and Public Administration ($70,196).

Median household income in Palm Beach Gardens, FL is $77,864. Males in Palm Beach Gardens, FL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,078. The income inequality in Palm Beach Gardens, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$77,864

2017 value

± $3,045

6.95%

1 Year Growth

± 5.74%

Households in Palm Beach Gardens, FL have a median annual income of $77,864, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $72,805 in 2016, which represents a 6.95% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,931

Average Male Salary

± $842

$44,078

Average Female Salary

± $574

In 2017, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,227 ± $3,227

  2. Alaska Native

    $50,175 ± $47,169

  3. White

    $47,927 ± $556

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Palm Beach Gardens, FL is from Florida.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.259% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 78.35

  2. Census Tract 3.03

  3. Census Tract 78.14

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Palm Beach Gardens, FL was Census Tract 78.35 with a value of $147,446, followed by Census Tract 3.03 and Census Tract 78.14, with respective values of $127,308 and $96,528.

The following map shows all of the places in Palm Beach Gardens, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Palm Beach Gardens, FL (3.27k out of 52.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,835 ± 381

  2. Black

    195 ± 161

  3. Hispanic

    178 ± 153

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Palm Beach Gardens, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

26k

2017 Value

± 1,124

3.86%

1 Year growth

± 5.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Palm Beach Gardens, FL grew at a rate of 3.86%, from 25k employees to 26k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, are Management Occupations (4,050 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,982 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,929 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (4,050 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,982 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,929 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Palm Beach Gardens, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (3.04 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.68 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.53 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($91,742), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($78,625), and Management Occupations ($78,280).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

26k

2017 Value

± 1,124

3.86%

1 Year growth

± 5.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Palm Beach Gardens, FL grew at a rate of 3.86%, from 25k employees to 26k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, are Retail Trade (3,147 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,136 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,051 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, though some of these residents may live in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,147 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,136 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,051 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Palm Beach Gardens, FL has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.7 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.68 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($87,321), Utilities ($82,399), and Public Administration ($70,196).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $57.1B

  2. $44.9B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $57.1B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($44.9B) and Gasoline ($41.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$457B

2015 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Florida trade was $457B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $714B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $17.7B

  2. $15.1B

  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $17.7B, followed by Texas with $15.1B and California and $10.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.1% of the population of Palm Beach Gardens, FL has health coverage, with 45% on employee plans, 4.69% on Medicaid, 23.3% on Medicare, 18% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Palm Beach Gardens, FL was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach Gardens, FL see 1376 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1735 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 703 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.9%). Additionally, Liberty County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,376 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,376 patients per year. This represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1,379 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Florida in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,606

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,175

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,229

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.95%

Uninsured

45%

Employer Coverage

4.69%

Medicaid

23.3%

Medicare

18%

Non-Group

1.14%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Palm Beach Gardens, FL declined by 4% from 8.28% to 7.95%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Palm Beach Gardens, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.9% prevalence

  2. 15.8% prevalence

  3. 15.5% prevalence

Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 16.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Florida by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Palm Beach Gardens, FL is home to a population of 53.1k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Palm Beach Gardens, FL residents were born outside of the country (7.73k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Palm Beach Gardens, FL is composed of 41.5k White Alone residents (78.1%), 5.33k Hispanic or Latino residents (10%), 2.95k Black or African American Alone residents (5.56%), 2.02k Asian Alone residents (3.8%), 1.22k Two or More Races residents (2.29%), 49 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0922%), 43 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.081%), and 13 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0245%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Palm Beach Gardens, FL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

51

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Palm Beach Gardens, FL was 50.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 51, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Palm Beach Gardens, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Palm Beach Gardens, FL residents was 50.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    7.73k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Palm Beach Gardens, FL residents (7.73k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Palm Beach Gardens, FL was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Cuba

    951,787 ± 23,383 people

  2. Haiti

    321,904 ± 13,819 people

  3. Mexico

    272,262 ± 12,724 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

94.5%

2017 Citizenship

95.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.5% of Palm Beach Gardens, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Palm Beach Gardens, FL was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    41.5k ± 1.15k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5.33k ± 871

  3. Black or African American Alone

    2.95k ± 676

In 2017, there were 7.79 times more White Alone residents (41.5k people) in Palm Beach Gardens, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.33k Hispanic or Latino and 2.95k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Palm Beach Gardens, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Palm Beach Gardens, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Palm Beach Gardens, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Palm Beach Gardens, FL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,228 ± 211

  2. Korea

    667 ± 165

  3. World War II

    406 ± 152

Palm Beach Gardens, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.84 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Palm Beach Gardens, FL was $334,800 in 2017, which is 1.54 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $318,500 to $334,800, a 5.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Palm Beach Gardens, FL is 70.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Palm Beach Gardens, FL have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Palm Beach Gardens, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$77,864

Median Household Income

± $3,045

23.5k

Number of Households

± 937

In 2017, the median household income of the 23.5k households in Palm Beach Gardens, FL grew to $77,864 from the previous year's value of $72,805.

The following chart displays the households in Palm Beach Gardens, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$334,800

2017 Median

± $11,359

$318,500

2016 Median

± $12,160

In 2017, the median property value in Palm Beach Gardens, FL grew to to $334,800 from the previous year's value of $318,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Palm Beach Gardens, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Palm Beach Gardens, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

70.6%

2017 Homeownership

70.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.6% of the housing units in Palm Beach Gardens, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Palm Beach Gardens, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Palm Beach Gardens, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Palm Beach Gardens, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

19.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Palm Beach Gardens, FL have a shorter commute time (19.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.72% of the workforce in Palm Beach Gardens, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.5%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.23%

  3. Carpooled

    7.08%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Palm Beach Gardens, FL was Drove Alone (79.5%), followed by those who Worked At Home (9.23%) and those who Carpooled (7.08%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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