Palm Beach, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,897 housing units in Palm Beach. This represents a 7.7% growth from 9,191 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,897 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Palm Beach is about 83.9%. Palm Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 42.4%. Average household size is 1.82 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Palm Beach were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom17%
Two Bedrooms46.40%
Three Bedrooms20%
Four Bedrooms7.40%
Five Bedrooms or more7.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.89
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$1,000,001
Median Price asked for vacant units$1,000,001

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.47
Median year structure was built1963
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$900

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.50%
Home Equity Loan3.50%
Simple Mortgage44.90%
Debt Free48.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.4%