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A Palm Beach Gardens Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Palm Beach Gardens Cost of Living Cost of living is 23% higher than Florida
Palm Beach Gardens
12222% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Palm Beach Gardens cost of living
B+ Palm Beach Gardens Crime Total crime is 4% lower than Florida
Total crime
2,7982% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 362% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Palm Beach Gardens crime
B+ Palm Beach Gardens Employment Household income is 49% higher than Florida
Median household income
$72,80532% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$53,29779% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%37% lower than the US average
Palm Beach Gardens employment
D+ Palm Beach Gardens Housing Home value is 91% higher than Florida
Median home value
$318,50072% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,45053% higher than the US average
Home ownership
70%11% higher than the US average
Palm Beach Gardens real estate or Palm Beach Gardens rentals
B+ Palm Beach Gardens Schools HS graduation rate is 12% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
93%12% higher than the US average
School test scores
59%20% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:114% higher than the US average
Palm Beach Gardens K-12 schools

Living in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Palm Beach Gardens is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 51,865 people. The majority of Palm Beach Gardens residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. The Palm Beach Gardens population appears to be aging at a faster rate than normal. The median age is currently 50, which is on the high side when compared to most other cities. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 81% of the population considered married and 73% with kids under the age of 18, Palm Beach Gardens could be considered a very suitable city for families.

Are you trying to figure out if living in Palm Beach Gardens is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a good experience before moving to any new city in Florida, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. The best areas in Palm Beach Gardens and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, weather, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Florida and national averages.

With a livability score of 79 out of 100, Palm Beach Gardens is ranked #2,224 in the United States and #216 in Florida. Based on this score, Palm Beach Gardens would be considered a very livable city! Palm Beach Gardens is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. Based on the grades for each individual category, Palm Beach Gardens has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A), crime (B), weather (A), education (B+) and employment (B+). There are some categories that Palm Beach Gardens ranks poorly for, including: cost of living (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Palm Beach Gardens, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: The Spa at PGA National Resort, The Downtown Carousel, and The Gardens Mall.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Palm Beach Gardens gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 121 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Palm Beach Gardens is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Palm Beach Gardens come in at $318,500, which is 90.9% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Palm Beach Gardens, the home price to income ratio is 4.4, which is 29.4% higher than the Florida average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Palm Beach Gardens were 4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 8.3%.

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Compare Palm Beach Gardens, FL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Palm Beach Gardens, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
South Side, West Palm Beach8112.56,777
Flamingo Park, West Palm Beach7910.2998
El Cid, West Palm Beach7810.5728
Sunshine Park, West Palm Beach7710.4348
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
River Walk, West Palm Beach767.6916
Northwood Pines, West Palm Beach757.5978
Downtown, West Palm Beach759.51,486
Southland Park, West Palm Beach7411942

Best Cities Near Palm Beach Gardens, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rio, FL8627.9983
Cabana Colony, FL863.92,578
Lake Clarke Shores, FL8512.93,517
South Palm Beach, FL8517.21,309
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Jupiter, FL856.960,597
North Palm Beach, FL84512,581
Hypoluxo, FL8318.52,689
Palm City, FL8326.123,668
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My 5 Years In Palm Beach Gardens, FL

My wife and I spent five years in Florida's Palm Beach Gardens. This exotic location is one of the finest cities in the USA. If luxury living is what you look for, then check out Florida's Palm Beach Gardens. What we like the most is the beautiful temperature in Palm Beach Gardens. The temperature in Palm Beach Gardens averages around 74 degrees Fahrenheit. Residents in Palm Beach Gardens always enjoy the sunny weather, beautiful climate and superior lifestyle.

Palm Beach Gardens is a golf lover's paradise. With many award-winning and world-class golf venues, this unique Floridian city is considered as the Golf Capital of the state. The gated communities here are quite beautiful and well-maintained. We stayed in a villa overlooking lush gardens and tropical setting. Homes in Palm Beach Gardens can be pricey. However, if you consider the lifestyle and amazing amenities here, you wouldn't mind paying some extra money will not be a bad decision.

Choices of cultural activities in this city are close to endless. Those staying here will enjoy a variety of cultural activities year-round. Palm Beach Gardens is home to some of the best recreational parks, museums, golf course and theaters. We always enjoyed watching some of those popular Broadway performances here. There are a plenty of day spas, restaurants, and resorts in this city. Shopping options include everything from quaint boutiques to huge shopping malls such as the Downtown at the Gardens with endless retail stores. Even the Garden Mall is a shopper's mecca with many top retail stores, including Nordstrom and Bloomingdales.
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