South Palm Beach, Florida

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South Palm Beach, Florida

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High Points

South Palm Beach strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy South Palm Beach Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy South Palm Beach Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy South Palm Beach Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% South Palm Beach College Educated Adults
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 18% South Palm Beach Low Property Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 19% South Palm Beach Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of South Palm Beach, Florida

Comparing South Palm Beach to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Racial Diversity 6 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 2
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 8 7
People Above Poverty 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 6 9

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South Palm Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles N of Boynton Beach, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Palm Beach
Metro Area West Palm Beach - Boca Raton
Standard Zip Codes 33480
Phone Area Codes 561
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.588
Longitude -80.038

South Palm Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.6 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
Distance 35.2 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
Distance 54.4 miles
Jan Temp 62 to 78 F
Apr Temp 70 to 84 F
Jul Temp 79 to 92 F
Oct Temp 74 to 87 F
Annual Precip 66 inches
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South Palm Beach Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 699 100%
Male 300 42.9%
Female 399 57.1%
Under 18 18 2.6%
18+ 681 97.4%
65+ 379 54.2%
Median Age 67.2
Average Family Size 2.14
White 694 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 2.3%

Estimated South Palm Beach Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,530
Growth 831
Growth % 118.9%

South Palm Beach Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 14.7%
German 12.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
Russian 11.1%
Italian 8.8%
US/American 5.7%
English 5.2%
Finnish 4.9%
Hungarian 3.1%
Canadian 2.8%
Scottish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
Austrian 1.6%
Eastern European 1%
Slavic 1%
Greek 1%
French Canadian 1%
Lebanese 1%
European 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Slovak 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
South Palm Beach 699 $47,250
Atlantis 2,005 $82,807
Hypoluxo 2,015 $64,375
Lake Worth 35,133 $35,374
Lantana 9,437 $40,089
Manalapan 321 $117,051
Ocean Ridge 1,636 $99,184
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