Palm Shores is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 992 people and just one neighborhood, Palm Shores is the 417th largest community in Florida.
Occupations and Workforce
Palm Shores is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Palm Shores is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palm Shores who work in management occupations (14.50%), sales jobs (12.64%) and food service (9.48%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Palm Shores is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Palm Shores really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Palm Shores perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Palm Shores is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Palm Shores is a very car-oriented town. 96.69% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Palm Shores is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Palm Shores has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Palm Shores is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.