Royal Palm Beach 80 Exceptional
Royal Palm Beach Livability #191 ranked city in Florida#3,308 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas
B- Royal Palm Beach Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D- Royal Palm Beach Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% higher than Florida
Royal Palm Beach
1099% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Royal Palm Beach cost of living
A- Royal Palm Beach Crime Total crime is 31% lower than Florida
Total crime
1,74530% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5830% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-16%Year over year crime is down
Royal Palm Beach crime
C Royal Palm Beach Employment Household income is 39% higher than Florida
Median household income
$68,09123% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$28,8303% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%34% lower than the US average
Royal Palm Beach employment
B- Royal Palm Beach Housing Home value is 26% higher than Florida
Median home value
$210,00014% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,49057% higher than the US average
Home ownership
77%21% higher than the US average
Royal Palm Beach real estate or Royal Palm Beach rentals
B+ Royal Palm Beach Schools HS graduation rate is 5% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
60%23% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:126% higher than the US average
Royal Palm Beach K-12 schools
A Royal Palm Beach User Ratings There are a total of 6 ratings in Royal Palm Beach
Overall user rating
81% 6 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
81% 5 total surveys
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      Living in Royal Palm Beach, FL

      Royal Palm Beach is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 36,829 residents. Royal Palm Beach has a population density of 3,190 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (66% White). Given that fact, Royal Palm Beach could be considered less diverse than other cities. 72% of the people in Royal Palm Beach (over the age of 15) are married and 54% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      Living in Royal Palm Beach can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the area. Having said that, in the state of Florida, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! Finding the best places to live in Royal Palm Beach and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, crime, cost of living, weather, housing and other important metrics.

      Royal Palm Beach has a livability score of 78 out of 100 and is ranked #249 in Florida and #2,848 in the USA. Compared to the US average, Royal Palm Beach ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! Royal Palm Beach has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. For each of the livability categories, we know that Royal Palm Beach ranks very well for amenities (B-), weather (A), education (B+) and housing (B-). Royal Palm Beach does not score well for the following: cost of living (D-). It might be a good idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Assuming that Royal Palm Beach meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Royal Palm Beach. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Royal Palm Beach are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Royal Palm Beach come in at $210,000, which is 25.9% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Royal Palm Beach, the home price to income ratio is 3.1, which is 8.8% lower than the Florida average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Royal Palm Beach will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Royal Palm Beach, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 8.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 13.4%.

      Royal Palm Beach transportation information

      StatisticRoyal Palm BeachFloridaNational
      Average one way commute27min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.6%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.6%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.4%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.8%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home2.9%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Royal Palm Beach, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).