Best Places To Live In Florida 2020: 3 Palm Beach County Cities in Top 10

Best Places To Live In Florida 2020: 3 Palm Beach County Cities in Top 10

Lacey Hagler
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Palm Beach County is known as a worldwide vacation destination, but if you love temperate weather, gorgeous beaches, and amenities like golfing, fine dining, or fishing, it is also one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

Based on Census and FBI data about jobs, housing, safety, amenities, affordability, diversity, education, and commute, 3 out of 10 of the “Best Places to Live in Florida” are actually located in Palm Beach County – Palm Beach, North Palm Beach, and Tequesta.

Palm Beach

Palm Beach is known for being the winter getaway destination for those who enjoy relaxing on the beach with luxury dining, sophisticated fashion boutiques, and upscale art galleries a stone’s throw away. This chic barrier island is the easternmost town in Florida, has a population of 8,667 residents, a median income of $133,026, and a median home value of $1,149,500. To view homes for sale in Palm Beach, click here.

North Palm Beach

The Village of North Palm Beach has the motto “The Best Place to Live Under The Sun” for good reason – not only did they just build a new $19 million country club, but this friendly seaside town has an exceptionally low crime rate and unemployment rate. In fact, it is ranked one of the safest cities in Florida and several large companies call the surrounding area home, which should keep it in one of the top places to live for years to come. North Palm Beach has a population of 12,899, a median income of $59,905, and a median home value of $277,600. To view homes for sale in North Palm Beach, click here.

Tequesta

Considered a “hidden gem” in Palm Beach County, The Village of Tequesta is a close-knit community near Jupiter, Florida with a spectacularly low unemployment rate, a low crime rate, and some of the best schools in the state. Since Tequesta is the northernmost municipality in Palm Beach County, residents still enjoy a lot of the privacy and natural surroundings of “Old Florida”, while also reaping the benefits of newer upscale waterfront dining and shopping nearby. Tequesta has a population of 6,011, a median income of $56,644, and a median home value of $359,200. To view homes for sale in Tequesta, click here.

Whether you love the ocean, golfing, the luxury lifestyle, or the laid back atmosphere, Palm Beach County also happens to feature some of the safest and most family-friendly places to live in the entire state of Florida and the world. To view homes for sale in Palm beach County, click here.

Data analyzed by HomeSnacks, a third party company who analyzed date from the U.S. Census, FBI, OpenStreetMaps, and dozens of other sources into bite-sized studies to help you understand what it’s like to live in different communities across the country.

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