Retire in West Palm Beach

Best Retirement City - West Palm Beach

See why many believe that West Palm Beach is the best city to retire

Sunshine and warm weather is just the beginning of all the great things that West Palm Beach, Florida has to offer. For those who love the beach and other outdoor activities, it is one of the best cities to retire. Being a wealthy area, West Palm Beach isn't the best place to retire on a budget. However, those open to splurging are treated to excellent shopping, entertainment, and nightlife. As far as local areas go, the City Center is a popular choice for retirees, as is the Glenmoore Drive area. Home prices vary in price range from just under $200,000 to well over $10,000,000 depending on size and location. Click the tabs on the left to see more about what it's like to retire in West Palm Beach!

City Highlights

  1. Year-round warm weather
  2. Favorable state taxes
  3. Strong healthcare
  4. Close to major airport

Potential Drawbacks

  1. High cost of living
  2. Crowded during tourist season

At a glance



Median age:


Median Household Income:

$ 45,027

Nearest City with Population of 200k+:

Hialeah, FL

Population Growth Last 3 Years



Palm Beach

Age Breakdown (%)

  • 55 and under
  • 55 to 64 years
  • 65 to 74 years
  • Over 75

Gender breakdown over 65 years (%)

  • Men
  • Women


Closest Airport:

Palm Beach International Airport

Distance to Closest Airport:


Closest Major Airport:

Palm Beach International Airport

Distance to Closest Major Airport:


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