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Palm City, Florida
Location in Martin County and the state of Florida
Location in Martin County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Martin
Area
 • Total 16.38 sq mi (42.43 km2)
 • Land 13.86 sq mi (35.90 km2)
 • Water 2.52 sq mi (6.53 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 25,883
 • Density 1,867.46/sq mi (721.02/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
34990-34991
Area code(s) 772
FIPS code 12-54175
GNIS feature ID 0288396

Palm City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Martin County, Florida, United States. The population was 23,120 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Port St. Lucie Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 16.6 square miles (43 km2), of which 14.6 square miles (38 km2) is land and 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) (11.76%) is water.

Neighborhoods

  • Bay Pointe
  • Canoe Creek
  • Carmel
  • Charter Club
  • Cobblestone Country Club
  • Copperleaf
  • Canopy Creek
  • Crane Creek
  • Cypress Lake
  • Danforth
  • Evergreen Golf Club
  • Four Rivers
  • Fox Run
  • Grenada
  • Hammock Creek Estates
  • Hammock Creek Preserve
  • Hammock Creek Sanctuary
  • Harbour Pointe
  • Harbour Ridge
  • Hidden Bay
  • Highland Reserve
  • Hunter's Creek
  • Islesworth
  • Lake Grove
  • Lake Village, formerly The Crossings
  • La Mariposa
  • Lighthouse Point
  • Martin Downs Country Club
  • Meadows
  • Murano
  • Oakbrooke Estates
  • Oak Ridge
  • Old Palm City
  • Orchid Bay
  • Palm City Farms
  • Palm Cove Golf & Yacht Club
  • Palm Isles
  • Palm Pointe
  • Parkside
  • Pelican Cove
  • Pine Ridge
  • Pipers Landing
  • River Landing
  • Rustic Hills
  • Sea Gate Harbor
  • Sawgrass Villas
  • St. Lucie Shores
  • Stratford Downs
  • Stuart West
  • Sunset Trace
  • Tiburon
  • Westwood County Estates
  • Windstone

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Palm City racial composition
(Hispanics excluded from racial categories)
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 21,803 84.24%
Black or African American (NH) 253 0.98%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 35 0.14%
Asian (NH) 634 2.45%
Pacific Islander (NH) 14 0.05%
Some Other Race (NH) 90 0.35%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 859 3.32%
Hispanic or Latino 2,195 8.48%
Total 25,883

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 25,883 people, 9,892 households, and 6,799 families residing in the CDP.

Education

Middle Schools

  • Hidden Oaks Middle School

Elementary Schools

  • Bessey Creek Elementary School
  • Citrus Grove Elementary School
  • Palm City Elementary School

Private Schools

  • Alphabet Farms (Private Preschool)
  • Appletree Academy (Private Preschool)
  • High Hopes (Private Preschool)
  • Immanuel Early Learning Center (Private Preschool)
  • Little Peoples Academy (Private Preschool)
  • Martin Downs Montessori School (Private Preschool/Kindergarten)
  • Peace Christian Academy (Private K-12)
  • The Learning Cover (Private Preschool)
  • United Methodist (Private Preschool)

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Infrastructure

Transportation

Notable people

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