Located towards south in the state of Florida, this is one of the most popular and affluent county in this southern state of America. In fact Palm Beach County happens to be one of three separate counties which constitute South Florida. Created back in 1909, this county is third most populated county in whole of Florida, besides being ranked second in Florida in terms of how old this county is. Palm Beach County has West Palm Beach as its county seat as well as its most populated city. If unincorporated population is to be calculated then this county has a population in excess of two hundred and fifty thousand.
As far as natural beauty is concerned this area must inevitably rank high in Florida as well as in the USA. This area derives its name from picturesque rows of palm trees which dot numerous beaches which are to be found over here. This place was carved out of then existing Dade County. In terms of area Palm Beach County covers almost two thousand five hundred square miles. Education is given top priority in this county. And this statement is easily verified and corroborated by the fact that not only is this place fourth largest school district in state of Florida; it is also eleventh largest on this matter in whole of America. A list featuring top fifty schools in America featured three schools, which were Suncoast High School, Atlantic Community High School and Alexander Dreyfoos School of Arts, from this county itself.
In matters of infrastructure this county ranks towards the top. By estimates of last census, which took place in 2000, this county was already playing host to almost 1.15 million people. This population was further segregated into almost half a million households. This population gave Palm Beach County a population density of almost six hundred people per square mile. Out of this huge population more than forty percent happens to be unincorporated. And each of above mentioned half a million households has an average income of almost forty thousand dollars.
All available infrastructural facilities have made this county very much desirable to a very large cross section of people all over America. As a result of that many citizens of this country harbor dreams of making Palm Beach County their permanent place of residence. This demand of people wanting to come and live here, coupled with fact that real estate market in general has been witnessing an upswing has sent real estate of this county soaring. At last count Palm Beach County had almost two hundred and fifty thousand homes located in it. Only about fifteen percent of present homes are available in the market.
Palm Beach County real estate has maintained its value in this troubled market. Palm Beach County includes West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Delray Beach, Wellington, Boynton Beach, Jupiter, Atlantis, Bel Air, Boca Raton, Lantana, Palm Beach, and South Bay. With over 16,000 homes available for sale in this county it is a great time to buy a home here. Foreclosure inventory is very high which should be a signal to buyers. Palm Beach County real estate has the best of everything.
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