The city of West Palm Beach offers a great mix of sunshine, beach, culture, and masterful cuisine. With a population of about 100,000 this South Florida city covers about sixty square miles of land, almost half of which is a nature preserve. West Palm Beach offers great outdoor opportunities including hiking, biking, and golf. Nature enthusiasts will love the Grassy Water Preserve for its inside look at the Florida Everglades. Average temperatures in West Palm Beach are higher than the national average and it is sunny throughout most of the year.
Average commute time to work for residents is about twenty-five minutes, which slightly beats the national average of twenty-eight minutes. Seventy-five percent of residents get around via automobile while only three-percent use public transportation, which includes bus, rail, subway, and ferry.