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Overview

Introduction to North Palm Beach, Florida

North Palm Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach county, is 7 miles N of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center) and 72 miles N of Miami, Florida. The village is conveniently located inside the West Palm Beach - Boca Raton metropolitan area. There are an estimated 12,064 people in North Palm Beach.

North Palm Beach History

North Palm Beach was built up during the mid 1950s. In 1956, the village of North Palm Beach was incorporated along with the development of a new East-West artery, Lighthouse Drive. This village was also connected to the Old Dixie Highway. Around 1958 or 1959 Walter E. Thomas, Jr. was elected as its first Mayor.

North Palm Beach and nearby Attractions

  • MacArthur Beach
  • Lake Worth Cove
  • Lion Country Safari
  • Kravis Center
  • Palm Beach Gardens
  • Juno Beach

Things To Do In North Palm Beach

North Palm Beach features a number of playgrounds along with several other shopping and dining options. As it is located along the Treasure Coast of Florida, you can enjoy swimming, boating, diving, fishing and picnicking in the North Palm Beach. In addition, you can also find several boutiques, designer clothing stores and two-tiered glass malls.

North Palm Beach Transportation

Palm Beach International Airport provides access to commercial air travel.

North Palm Beach Higher Education

The city is served by the Palm Beach Atlantic College (West Palm Beach).

People

Total Population 12,272
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 30.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,823
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 49.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44%
Median Earnings25+ $41,807
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,705

Wealth

Median Family Income $82,287
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 9.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,110
Median House Value $229,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
US/American 0.3%
English 15.2%
Irish 17.8%

North Palm Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles N of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Palm Beach
Metro Area West Palm Beach - Boca Raton
Standard Zip Codes 33403, 33408, 33410
Phone Area Codes 561
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.817
Longitude -80.082

North Palm Beach 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 9.3 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 34.2 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 POMPANO BEACH
Distance 40.6 miles
Jan Temp 58 to 77 F
Apr Temp 66 to 83 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 71 to 87 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Juno Beach 3,267 $103,585
Lake Park 8,317 $41,543
Mangonia Park 1,758 $30,083
Palm Beach Gardens 50,147 $89,457
Palm Beach Shores 1,097 $70,500
Riviera Beach 33,123 $42,814

North Palm Beach Public Libraries

Library
North Palm Beach Public Library
303 ANCHORAGE DRIVE
North Palm Beach, Florida
(561) 841-3383

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