North Palm Beach, FL
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Living in North Palm Beach

North Palm Beach is a somewhat small coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 13,103 people and six constituent neighborhoods, North Palm Beach is the 185th largest community in Florida.

North Palm Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but North Palm Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Of important note, North Palm Beach is also a village of artists. North Palm Beach has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape North Palm Beach’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.43% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One of the nice things about North Palm Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The education level of North Palm Beach ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in North Palm Beach, 47.82% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in North Palm Beach in 2018 was $59,568, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $238,272 for a family of four. However, North Palm Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

North Palm Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call North Palm Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Palm Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. North Palm Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.21% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Palm Beach include Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in North Palm Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.