Located in Northeast Florida, the City of Palm Coast is halfway between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach – and about 70 miles from both the Jacksonville and Orlando metropolitan areas. Palm Coast’s Interstate 95 Exit 284 (at State Road 100) is the closest I-95 exit to the beach from Maine to Miami.
Palm Coast has been identified as the best place to vacation in Florida . It has been named one of the nation’s best places to retire . Now, it has been named as one of the worst places in Florida to live .
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Palm Coast has an overall crime rate of 11 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palm Coast is 1 in 89.
One of Florida’s newest cities (incorporated 1999), Palm Coast is a Florida paradise – situated on 70 miles of saltwater and freshwater canals and the Intracoastal Waterway and just minutes from pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches. Vibrant lifestyle and the natural environment go hand-in-hand here.
Palm Coast cost of living is 96.4
|COST OF LIVING||Palm Coast||Florida|
|Median Home Cost||$214,500||$237,100|
A Closer Look at Florida’s Safest Cities of 2020 Marco Island moved from number five last year to claim the top spot with a violent crime rate of 0.3 incidents per 1,000 and six total violent crimes reported in 2018.
The area around Palm Coast last saw a direct hit from a tropical cyclone in 2004 when Hurricane Charley passed directly over the area. Since 1851 when hurricane tracking data began, 33 hurricanes and tropical storms have directly affected the area.