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Overview

Introduction to Greenacres, Florida

Greenacres, Florida, in Palm Beach county, is 8 miles SW of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center) and 59 miles N of Miami, Florida. The people of the city are in the West Palm Beach - Boca Raton metropolitan area. Greenacres has a population of 27,569.

Greenacres History

Lawrence Carter Swain founded Greenacres. The area was incorporated in 1926. It has been accorded the status of ‘Tree City USA’ for 15 years running by the National Arbor Day Foundation. The city has been regularly hit by hurricanes, which has led its residents to be well prepared for any such emergencies.

Greenacres and nearby Attractions

  • Greenacres Community Park
  • Bowman Park
  • Ira Van Bullock Park
  • Greenacres Freedom Park
  • Greenacres Library

Things To Do In Greenacres

There are a number of parks in the city which offer facilities for picnics, as well as various sports like basketball, tennis and soccer. The people of the city organize some very interesting celebrations around the year, like the annual ‘Holiday in the Park’, ‘Love on the Lawn’ on Valentine’s Day and the ‘Annual Daddy Daughter Date’ among others.

Greenacres Transportation

Air transportation is available at the Palm Beach International Airport.

Greenacres Higher Education

The Palm Beach Community College is the center for higher education.

People

Total Population 38,444
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 18,360
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 40%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $26,421
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,735
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,399

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,417
% Above Poverty Level 81.3%
% Below Poverty Level 18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,131
Median House Value $99,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 50.7%
US/American 0%
English 3.8%
Irish 5.6%

Greenacres Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SW of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Palm Beach
Metro Area West Palm Beach - Boca Raton
Standard Zip Codes 33413, 33415, 33463, 33467
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33454
Phone Area Codes 561
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.63
Longitude -80.15

Greenacres Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 57 to 75 F
Apr Temp 65 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 71 to 85 F
Annual Precip 61.3 inches
Station CANAL POINT USDA
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 53 to 75 F
Apr Temp 61 to 84 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 67 to 86 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Station FORT LAUDERDALE
Distance 36.8 miles
Jan Temp 59 to 76 F
Apr Temp 66 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 72 to 86 F
Annual Precip 64.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Greenacres, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Green Acres (33413, 33415, 33454, 33463, 33467)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
Atlantis 2,063 $88,750
Glen Ridge 199 $100,250
Haverhill 1,966 $60,000
Lake Clarke Shores 3,445 $86,389
Lake Worth 35,903 $40,266
Palm Springs 21,302 $37,693
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Greenacres High Schools

JOHN I. LEONARD HIGH SCHOOL
4701 10TH AVENUE N
561-641-1200
Serves 2,534 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

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