Palm Beach Island

Welcome to Palm Beach Island

An enclave of sophistication where history and opulence meet under the Florida sun

Palm Beach Island, a prestigious and palatial neighborhood, is the epitome of luxury and historic charm. Known for its magnificent mansions and illustrious residents, the island is a sparkling jewel nestled in the heart of Palm Beach. Here, every street tells a story, and every mansion holds a piece of history. The island is not just a haven for the wealthy but also a living gallery of architectural marvels and landscaped gardens, all bounded by the Atlantic's azure waters and the tranquil Intracoastal Waterway.

The island's Worth Avenue features high-end boutiques and fantastic dining spots where acclaimed chefs offer an unmatched experience. Beyond the glitz, the island is steeped in history with landmarks like Mar-a-Lago and The Flagler Museum.

What to Love

  • Exquisite mansions and historical landmarks that exude luxury
  • Renowned for its high-end boutiques and world-class restaurants
  • A social calendar filled with events and gatherings

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle on Palm Beach Island is one of leisure and sophistication. The residents, ranging from celebrities to moguls, are accustomed to a life of luxury and relaxation. Days are spent perusing designer boutiques on Worth Avenue, lunching at chic cafes, and attending private social events. Evenings are for enjoying gourmet meals or taking in a show at The Society of the Four Arts. It's a lifestyle that many aspire to, but only a select few achieve.

Dining and Entertainment

Dining on Palm Beach Island is an epicurean's delight, with restaurants like Cafe Boulud, Cafe L’Europe, Sant Ambroeus, Buccan, and Palm Beach Grill setting the standard for fine dining. The Palm Beach Yacht Club and The Breakers offer exclusive settings for socializing and savoring the culinary arts. The Colony Hotel frequently hosts entertainment events, blending luxury dining with high-caliber performances.

Things to Do

There's never a shortage of activities on Palm Beach Island. The Town of Palm Beach Marina is a boater's paradise, capable of hosting an impressive range of vessels. For those who prefer dry land, the annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Worth Avenue is a festive event that brings the community together in celebration. The island's social scene is vibrant and ever-present, with events that cater to the hobbies and interests of its affluent residents.


The neighborhood offers access to prestigious educational institutions, including Palm Beach Day School, Oxbridge Academy, The Benjamin School, St. Andrews School, Cardinal Newman High School, and Rosarian Academy.

Overview for Palm Beach Island, FL

9,175 people live in Palm Beach Island, where the median age is 70.6 and the average individual income is $194,944. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

70.6 years

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Around Palm Beach Island, FL

There's plenty to do around Palm Beach Island, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including J & K Acupuncture Medical Center of Palm Beach, Tuti's Pinchos & Grill, and Ralph Lauren.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.98 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.87 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.46 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.87 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.95 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.69 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Palm Beach Island, FL

Palm Beach Island has 5,359 households, with an average household size of 1.71. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Palm Beach Island do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,175 people call Palm Beach Island home. The population density is 2,413.81 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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45.62 / 54.38%

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Schools in Palm Beach Island, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Palm Beach Island. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Palm Beach Public School
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Palm Beach Day Academy
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