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This County Snapshot provides a quick overview of the most pertinent general information, data, and demographics about Palm Beach County.
For more detailed demographic data go to the BDB's ZoomProspector web portal.
Community demographic data is available by selecting “Communities”. Next click on county/city of interest and “Search”. Then you scroll to the bottom of the page which will have a series of tabs containing an assortment of demographic data: “Community” which includes an overview, then “Labor Force”, “Demographics”, “Consumer Spending”, and “Wages”. The data is available for all of Palm Beach County, or for a specific city.
Businesses (including companies within a specific geographic area, size, or industry). Click on “Businesses”. For companies in a specific area, size or industry in the “Search” tab click on “More Filters” which will expand the search selection box. Then you can click on county/city of interest. You can also select from a variety of specific business categories to filter the results including the number of employees or annual revenue. You also can use the “Business Search Options” to select from a variety of specific business categories to filter the results. The business search options are structured under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. For example click on the arrow next to “Manufacturing = Chemical, Fuel, Paper, Plastic, Wood” to bring up a series of subcategories that include “Rubber Product Manufacturing”. Clicking on the arrow next to “Rubber Product Manufacturing” will bring up another series of subcategories that include among others “Tire Manufacturing” and “Tire Retreading”. The section titled “Retail: Home, Food, Automobiles, Personal Care” includes the subcategory “Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores” which includes among others “Tire Stores”. Once the appropriate classification is selected, click on “Search”, and then you can either click on pin points on the map to view company information or scroll to the bottom of the page which will have the company/organization name and some additional information on the company/organization and in some instances links to their website.
Real Estate: The BDB’s ZoomProspector web portal is designed specifically for land or commercial and industrial space. To search property listings, click on “Buildings” for buildings or “Sites” for land listings. Next click on “More Filters” and enter the desired parameters such as square footage, acreage, or geographic area. Finally click on “Search” and the site will display properties that match the desired parameters. While the implementation of the site is ongoing the property listings are growing every week.
For more information contact:
Economic Development & Research
Phone: 561.835.1008 Ext. 4112