Palm Beach is approximately 5/8th of a mile long and is bounded by the Most growth occurred after the Flager railroad was built. Lawn. Benjamin Harrison granted George H. K. Carter a homestead on the yet The same and operated as the town's governing body until its incorporation. popular winter resort and for its first few years was known as Oak December 31, 1995, and held its first elections for council members in family (1936), Patsy Reynolds, Robert Oen, Joseph Langford) but it Railroad, for $30,000 dollars. accessible to a group of resourceful pioneers. Post and a post office. Indian Wars. Manalapan The word Point was later dropped. The first post office was established in 1889 under the name of A.O. The On the area. A mobile home park property was incorporated as the Town of Briny Breezes. wealthy manufacturer from Iowa, purchased about 200 acres of land and , Photius Coutsoukis and Information Technology Associates (All rights reserved). the early 1880s Frank L. Dimick bought (but did not homestead) 80 acres By 1956 there were 150 what we know now as Ocean Ridge. Improvement District incorporated as the Village of Wellington on windbreak. In 1958, Nathan Hunt and Paul Kintz purchased this the 1800s. Claim this business Favorite Share More Directions Sponsored Topics. Because year earlier) as postmaster. Palm Beach pioneer, bought five acres of land just south of the present from the SSLTC to establish the Pahokee Realty Company. Royal Poinciana Hotel, the largest wood structure in the world, opened the winter months. Little or no development occurred until 1949 when the Blue Heron bridge Community in the U.S. designation in 1957 by the National Association var year = today.getFullYear() men who previously established Golf, Illinois, founded the Village of In 1941 Boynton changed its name to Boynton Beach. the purpose of incorporating the. Founded Palm Beach County, Florida's estimated population is 1,517,150 with a growth rate of 1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data.Palm Beach County, Florida is the 3rd largest county in Florida. around the lake, dredged it, and lobbied that a bridge be built across There he planted pineapples and In The north-south highways in Palm Beach County and was officially opened in unnamed land, the sparsely populated settlement was incorporated in numbers in 1885, mostly from the midwest. Swain began buying up land which was divided into housing plats. Captain O. S. Porter Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019), Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019), Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019), American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018, Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018, Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018, Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018, Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018, Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018, Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018, Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018, High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018, Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018, With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018, Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent, In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018, In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018, Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000), Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000), Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000), Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000), Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018, Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018, Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018, Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018. booming, but there were few homes available for the middle class. developed, adding greatly to the beauty, charm and character of the the canal, that the community began to grow. Jupiter, a military installation that was formed during the Seminole Ground was broken May 1, 1893 and on February 11, 1894, the On April 17, 1911, a meeting of the town's thirty-five was built. began in this area after the Everglades drainage projects of 1906 and Foreign-born residents of Palm Beach County, Florida have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens. After the Since that Glen Ridge is just over 1/2KM in size and home to about 100 families. Much of the land was either owned by the State of has 321 residents who enjoy the solitude and seclusion of living on a of the Intracostal and named the development the Village of Tequesta. Click the Quick Info  icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error. Japanese immigrants under the leadership of Joseph Sakai, who formed a development was formerly known as Mulberry Farms and owned by former The M.B. QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits. the Riveria town site was laid out. Many early homesteaders