Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Palm Beach Gardens,
the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Palm Beach Gardens
City Center neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Palm Beach Gardens
City Center community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the City Center neighborhood in
Palm Beach Gardens is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in FL,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 86.7% of the neighborhoods
in Florida. If you are considering retiring to Florida, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Palm Beach Gardens City Center neighborhood has more
Russian and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 3.0% have Hungarian ancestry.
Palm Beach Gardens City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Palm Beach Gardens
City Center neighborhood stands out by having 93.5% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Palm Beach Gardens City Center stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 95.1% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Palm Beach Gardens City Center neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 34.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Also of note, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 39.3% of the residential real estate vacant, the Palm Beach Gardens City Center neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.