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TOP Employers Housing (2014 ACS)

Medical

Total housing units ......................674,880 Occupied housing units ..............538,246 Vacant housing units....................136,634 Homeowner vacancy rate....................2.3 Rental vacancy rate ............................6.1 Average household size ....................2.56

(2014 Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO))

Meeting Facilities

Resorts/Hotels/Lodging Facilities – 200 Resorts/Hotels with Meeting Space – 50 Total Rooms – 16,000 Convention Center Total Meeting Space (s.f.) – 148,000 Total Space (s.f.) – 350,000

Hospitals ............................................14 Physicians’ Offices ........................2,005 Dentists’ Offices ..............................740 Note: All statistics provided are 2015 estimates and averages, unless otherwise specified. Sources: The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, US Census Bureau American Community Survey 2014, Florida Demographic Estimating Conference December 2015 and UF, BEBR Florida Population Studies Bulletin 174, January 2016, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Summary of Deposits June 2015, Discover The Palm Beaches

Top Employers SERVICE PRODUCING Service companies, both public and private, large and small, support the area’s residents and businesses. There are roughly 52,407 companies in Palm Beach County that supply products and services. In the service-producing sector of the economy, a strong cluster of companies is found in business and financial services. This cluster represents more than 19,631 companies. Below is a list of just a few of the major service-oriented employers in Palm Beach County. Company Palm Beach County School District Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners Tenet Healthcare Corp. NextEra Energy, Inc. (Headquarters) (Parent Company of Florida Power & Light) Hospital Corporation of America-HCA Veterans Health Administration Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Regional Hospital Jupiter Medical Center Bethesda Health, Inc. The Breakers Office Depot (Headquarters) South Florida Water Management District City of West Palm Beach Wells Fargo Boca Raton Resort & Club City of Boca Raton Palm Beach State College G4S Secure Solutions, USA (Headquarters)

Approximate Employees 21,656 5,507* 4,595 4,005

Product Education County Government Healthcare Utilities

Location County Wide County Wide County Wide County Wide

3,476 2,700 2,529 2,500 2,195 2,150 2,000 2,000* 1,391 1,372 1,367* 1,292* 1,290 1,172 1,100

Healthcare Healthcare Higher Education Healthcare Healthcare Healthcare Hotel Office Supplies Regional Government City Government Financial Services Hotel City Government Higher Education Security Services

County Wide County Wide County Wide Boca Raton Jupiter Boynton Beach Palm Beach County Wide County Wide West Palm Beach County Wide Boca Raton Boca Raton County Wide Jupiter

Sources: Updates provided by the employers, year ending 2015 *Updated figures unavailable at date of publication

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