Palm Beach County By The Numbers

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1,378,417

2015 Palm Beach County Population Estimate vs. 576,758 in 1980

5,066

Residential Permits Issued in 2014 vs 1,506 in 2010

11

Number of U.S. states with a population less than Palm Beach County's

5,000

Number of years signs of human habitation date back to in Palm Beach County.

71

Properties on the National Historic Register

45

Miles of shoreline in Palm Beach County

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8,000

Acres managed by the PBC Parks & Recreation Department

30,000

Acres of Environmentally Sensitive Land managed by the PBC Department of Environmental Resources Management

3.7

Number of Inches sea levels have risen since 1996

4

Rank of Palm Beach County for nation's hottest housing markets in 2016

88

Percentage of Residents that ranked traffic congestion and loss of environmental resources for recreation as top concerns for our future.

3

Percentage of live coral left in the Great Florida Reef

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