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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 History

Lawrence Carter Swain founded Greenacres. The area was incorporated in 1926. 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population39,827
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+18,626
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married41.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.9%
Median Earnings25+$28,381
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,521

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,943
% Above Poverty Level83.9%
% Below Poverty Level16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone27.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,206
Median House Value$136,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.4%
West Indian12.8%
Haitian7.7%
Italian7.2%
Irish7%
English3.9%
Jamaican3.9%
Polish3.4%
Russian1.7%
African1%
French Except Basque1%
Scottish0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Bahamian0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Trinidad Tobago0.4%
Greek0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
British0.3%
Albanian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
US Virgin Isl0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
German0.1%
Belizean0.1%
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Greenacres Almanac

CategoryValue
County Palm Beach County
Standard Zip Codes33463, 33467, 33413, 33415
P.O. Box Zip Codes33454
Phone Area Codes561
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.61
Approximate Longitude-80.05

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)

StationWEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance4.8 miles
Jan Temp57 to 75 F
Apr Temp65 to 82 F
Jul Temp75 to 90 F
Oct Temp71 to 85 F
Annual Precip61.3 inches
StationCANAL POINT USDA
Distance34 miles
Jan Temp53 to 75 F
Apr Temp61 to 84 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp67 to 86 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches
StationFORT LAUDERDALE
Distance36.8 miles
Jan Temp59 to 76 F
Apr Temp66 to 82 F
Jul Temp75 to 90 F
Oct Temp72 to 86 F
Annual Precip64.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atlantis2,370$97,813
Glen Ridge192$93,250
Haverhill2,152$61,771
Lake Clarke Shores3,541$90,952
Lake Worth37,354$42,162
Palm Springs24,455$43,179

Greenacres Public Schools

Cholee Lake Elementary School
6680 Dillman Rd
ZIP: 33413
(561) 383-9600
Primary
Total Enrollment 1098
Liberty Park Elementary School
6601 Constitution Way
ZIP: 33413
(561) 804-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 1036
Okeeheelee Middle School
2200 Pinehurst Dr
ZIP: 33413
(561) 434-3200
Middle
Total Enrollment 1402
Diamond View Elementary School
5300 Haverhill Rd
ZIP: 33463
(561) 304-4200
Primary
Total Enrollment 869
Greenacres Elementary School
405 Jackson Ave
ZIP: 33463
(561) 649-7200
Primary
Total Enrollment 710
Heritage Elementary School
5100 Melaleuca Ln
ZIP: 33463
(561) 804-3200
Primary
Total Enrollment 975
John I. Leonard High School
4701 10th Ave N
ZIP: 33463
(561) 641-1200
High
Total Enrollment 3255
L C Swain Middle School
5332 Lake Worth Rd
ZIP: 33463
(561) 649-6900
Middle
Total Enrollment 1190
Montessori Academyof Early Enrichment, Inc
6300 Lake Worth Rd
ZIP: 33463
(561) 649-0004
Primary
Total Enrollment 206
Tradewinds Middle School
5090 Haverhill Rd S
ZIP: 33463
(561) 493-6400
Middle
Total Enrollment 1140

Greenacres Private Schools

Greenacres Christian Academy
4982 Cambridge St
ZIP: 33463
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 120
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