Each year, more and more people are flocking to the county. Developers Minto, Avenir, GL Homes and more, are planning and breaking ground on inclusive communities with state-of-the-art homes, convenient living and stellar amenities. In short, Palm Beach County is the place to be, and the developers know it and are working to meet the demand. Buildings and homes vary in architectural style throughout the county. Each year, homes are becoming increasingly more elaborate. Older homes, following more of the Florida-style, single level homes, are still available in some communities, whereas homeowner associations are extremely popular, as are gated developments.
Palm Beach County, with 38 villages, cities and incorporated towns, offers every kind of living imaginable. Whether you are looking for an active senior community, somewhere to raise a young family, or somewhere for singles to flourish, the county has a little bit of everything, providing the perfect niche for everyone, regardless of preferences. It is the largest county in the State of Florida, covering 2,268 square miles, including Lake Okeechobee and the Intercoastal Waterway, which account for 245 square miles, and 45 linear beach miles. It is so large, in fact, that is covers more land area than Rhode Island or Delaware. With 45 miles of shoreline, also known as Florida’s Gold Coast, lakes and ponds, and a strong canal system, water is never far away.
With a population of almost 1.4 million (as of 2015) and growing, Palm Beach County is the third largest in Florida, coming in behind Miami-Dade and Broward counties. West Palm Beach, with its shopping, nightlife and trendy atmosphere, is the largest city, covering 52 square miles with a population of approximately 106,525. Following West Palm Beach, or WPB, is Boca Raton (87,776 residents), Boynton Beach (72,784 residents), Delray Beach (63,175 residents) and Wellington, the “Winter Equestrian Capital of the World,” with 59,860 residents. (info obtained from https://palmbeachrelocationguide.com)