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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.

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).

Demographics

People

Total Population12,581
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens29.1%
Employed Population 16+5,917
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married52.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.3%
Median Earnings25+$43,073
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,490
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,404

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,941
% Above Poverty Level92.4%
% Below Poverty Level7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone36.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,228
Median House Value$258,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15%
English12.9%
Italian12.2%
Irish12.1%
Polish4.9%
Scottish3.8%
French Except Basque3.8%
Norwegian2.2%
Russian2.1%
Greek1.8%
Czech1.4%
Dutch1.3%
Swedish1.3%
West Indian0.8%
Swiss0.8%
Arab0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Ukrainian0.7%
Lebanese0.7%
Austrian0.6%
African0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
US/American0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Bahamian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
German0.1%
South African0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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North Palm Beach Almanac

CategoryValue
County Palm Beach County
Standard Zip Codes33408, 33410, 33403
Phone Area Codes561
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.84
Approximate Longitude-80.05

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)

StationWEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance9.3 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
Distance34.2 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
StationPOMPANO BEACH
Distance40.6 miles
Jan Temp58 to 77 F
Apr Temp66 to 83 F
Jul Temp75 to 92 F
Oct Temp71 to 87 F
Annual Precip57.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Juno Beach3,384$112,375
Lake Park8,457$51,555
Mangonia Park2,044$36,023
Palm Beach Gardens51,865$93,340
Palm Beach Shores1,157$75,833
Riviera Beach33,683$45,048

North Palm Beach Public Libraries

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

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North Palm Beach Public Schools

The Conservatory School At North Palm Beach
401 Anchorage Dr
ZIP: 33408
(561) 494-1800
Primary
Total Enrollment 538

North Palm Beach Private Schools

Baldwin Prep School
200 Castlewood Dr
ZIP: 33408
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 89
St Clare School
821 Prosperity Farms Rd
ZIP: 33408
Elementary
Total Enrollment 412
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