Palm Beach Gardens has the 556th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 9.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Palm Beach Gardens is part of the Miami metro area. Unemployment in the Miami area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Miami has the 12th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Palm Beach Gardens is below average at $45,130, and the median cost of a home in Palm Beach Gardens is $284,600, which is above the national average. 46% of workers in Palm Beach Gardens hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Palm Beach Gardens. 78% of Palm Beach Gardens workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Palm Beach Gardens spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.