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Overview

Introduction to Palm Springs, Florida

Palm Springs, Florida, in Palm Beach county, is 6 miles SW of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center) and 59 miles N of Miami, Florida. Part of the surrounding West Palm Beach - Boca Raton metro area, this is not an isolated city. Palm Springs is home to some 11,699 residents.

Palm Springs History

The village of Palm Springs was incorporated in 1957. Out of the total 2.5 square-mile area of the village, 700 acres was originally a dairy farm. In fact, the barn of the dairy farm still exists and has now been rebuilt as the Christ Community Church, located on Henthorne Drive.

Palm Springs and nearby Attractions

  • Palm Springs City Park
  • Temple B'nai Jacob
  • Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
  • Palm Beach Zoo

Things To Do In Palm Springs

Palm Springs features a lovely village center play area where the large playground is divided into a tot area and a play space for children who are between 5 and 12 years old. In addition, you can enjoy baseball, soccer, softball and football along with a number of restaurants and shopping centers.

Palm Springs Transportation

The city is served by the Palm Beach International Airport.

Palm Springs Higher Education

Adult education can be obtained from Palm Beach Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population23,592
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+11,014
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married35.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.4%
Median Earnings25+$23,633
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,780
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,640

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,656
% Above Poverty Level77.4%
% Below Poverty Level22.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,054
Median House Value$96,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)63.2%
West Indian7.4%
Irish5.6%
Haitian5.3%
German5.2%
Italian4.5%
English3%
Jamaican1.6%
Scottish1.3%
Polish1.1%
African0.9%
French Except Basque0.8%
Arab0.5%
Russian0.5%
Moroccan0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Bahamian0.5%
Swedish0.3%
Belizean0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Estonian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Palm Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Palm Beach County
Standard Zip Codes33461, 33406
Phone Area Codes561
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.62
Approximate Longitude-80.09

Palm Springs 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
Distance3.3 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
Distance36.8 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
Distance37.6 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
Atlantis2,239$90,938
Glen Ridge196$81,250
Greenacres39,190$50,861
Haverhill1,984$66,250
Lake Clarke Shores3,517$78,590
Lake Worth36,838$40,559

Palm Springs Public Libraries

Palm Springs Public Library
217 CYPRESS LANE
Palm Springs, Florida
(561) 965-2204

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Palm Springs Public Schools

Palm Springs Middle School
1560 Kirk Rd
ZIP: 33406
(561) 434-3300
Middle
Total Enrollment 1513
Clifford O Taylor/kirklane Elementary
4200 Purdy Ln
ZIP: 33461
(561) 804-3500
Primary
Total Enrollment 1278
Mavericks High School At Palm Springs
3525 S Congress Ave
ZIP: 33461
(561) 623-6935
High
Total Enrollment 552
Palm Springs Elementary School
101 Davis Rd
ZIP: 33461
(561) 804-3000
Primary
Total Enrollment 859
Secondary, Adult And Community Ed
4200 Purdy Lane Bldg 50, Bldg 50
ZIP: 33461
(561) 434-8714
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Palm Springs Private Schools

St Luke School
2896 S Congress Ave
ZIP: 33461
Elementary
Total Enrollment 159
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