Palm Beach County, located in Southeast Florida, is comprised of 38 cities and towns. It is Florida’s 3rd largest county and with an average median income of $57,461, it is also the wealthiest. When compared to Broward and Miami-Dade, Palm Beach County, with regards to real estate, is certainly the most diverse. It is safe to say that when looking for a home to buy or rent, Palm Beach County can satisfy any lifestyle need. On the east side you’ll find the beachside cities of Jupiter, Lake Worth and Delray Beach, The trendy shopping districts of Boca Raton and Palm Beach Gardens and the old world style of the prestigious Palm Beach Island. Out west, the equetrian mecca of Wellington and the rural areas close to Lake Okeechobee of Pahokee and Belle Glade. Wherever you live in Palm Beach County you can count on having it all, from great schools, shopping malls, fine dining, public and private golf courses, water sports and so much more.
2011 population estimate is 1,322,924; 2007-2011 Homeowner Occupancy Rate is 72.6 percent; the 2007-2011 Renter Occupancy Rate is 27.4 percent.
Featured Attractions and Places of Interest: Sunfest; South Florida Fairgrounds; Lion County Safari; Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens; Kravis Center for Performing Arts; North Musuem of Art; Palm Beach Zoo; Roger Dean Stadium (Spring Training for the Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals); International Polo Grounds; Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge; PGA National Golf Course; Palm Beach Kennel Club.
Colleges and Universities:
Northwood University; Lynn University; Florida Atlantic University; Palm Beach Atlantic University; South University; Palm Beach State College; Lincoln College of Technology; Florida Culinary Institute.