Laid-back luxury living situated directly on South Florida’s Atlantic Coast.

Overview for Jupiter, FL

60,629 people live in Jupiter, where the median age is 45.8 and the average individual income is $62,123. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

45.8 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Welcome to Jupiter

Laid-back luxury living situated directly on South Florida’s Atlantic Coast

It isn’t often that you find the perfect balance of casual beach town living and luxury living in the same locale. Named as one of the top 10 Happiest Seaside Towns by Coastal Living Magazine, locals can’t get enough of life in Jupiter. It’s home to 64,565 residents and is part of Palm Beach County. The town is located a mere 17 miles north of West Palm Beach and 45 miles north of Boca Raton.

Jupiter, FL is well-known for having excellent attractions and amenities. Included in the mix are the Historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Jupiter Beach, Carlin Park, multiple golf courses, Jupiter Community Park, and several natural areas. There are also plenty of top-tier stores and restaurants in the immediate area.

Jupiter's real estate scene is quite unique. Its neighborhoods feature everything from quaint single-family homes that span architectural styles to million-dollar palatial mansions and estates that make up the best in Jupiter's homes for sale. It’s also easy to find waterfront homes for sale that are just steps from the ocean and can make your dream of owning a beachfront home a reality. Currently, Jupiter's median home list price is $549,000.

What to Love

  • Named one of the top 10 Happiest Seaside Towns (Coastal Living)
  • Historic Jupiter Lighthouse 
  • Great public schools 
  • Elaborate luxury homes and amenities
  • A variety of fine Jupiter homes for sale to choose from

People & Lifestyle - Living in Jupiter, FL

Jupiter is a traditional South Florida suburb. Communities are lined with brightly colored pastel homes, palm trees, and beautifully landscaped lawns. The vast majority of the neighborhoods in the area have an upscale, charming, and laid-back vibe.

Anyone who is in search of a peaceful suburb near the Atlantic Ocean will thrive in Jupiter. Residents are friendly, the weather is always gorgeous, and everything you need is always close to home.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping in Jupiter, FL

One outstanding benefit of living in Jupiter is being incredibly close to highly-rated shopping and dining establishments. This is especially true for those who reside on the northern edge of town.

Head to the corner of A1A and 706 to find the area’s best selection of stores. Waterfront Harbourside Place has an outstanding collection of boutiques, including Francesca’s, John Craig, Tommy Bahama, Jofit, and Lola Dré. Across the street, you can pick up everything you need at Publix, Star Wine & Spirits, Juno Shoe Girl Boutique, and Ocean Magic Surf Shop.

Dining at one of Jupiter’s locally-owned restaurants is a treat. Throughout the area, you’ll find establishments with a fun yet upscale atmosphere and eclectic menu items that span cuisines. Grab a table at resident favorites such as 1000 North, U-Tiki Beach, Little Moir’s Food Shack, The Woods Jupiter, Calaveras Cantina, Guanabanas Restaurant, Schooners, Shipwreck Bar and Grille, The Parisian Restaurant & Wine Bar, Sinclairs Ocean Grill, and Dive Bar Restaurant.

Things to Do In Jupiter, FL

Being situated along the ocean and a river certainly has its perks. Those who enjoy getting out on the water — or who simply love spending time outdoors — will have plenty to do in their leisure time.

During the year, there are several not-to-miss events held in Jupiter. Bandsandbrews, held annually in Carlin Park, is a celebration of the area’s best craft beer and music. It also raises money for local conservation efforts. Other yearly highlights include Feast of Little Italy and ArtiGras fine arts festival.

When the weather is sunny and warm, there is an abundance of places to get outside. Along the coast, make plans to check out Carlin Park. This beachfront park hosts events throughout the year and is home to tennis courts, a picnic area, and spots for swimming. Jupiter Beach is another choice spot to spend the day sunbathing and taking a dip in the water. Away from the coast, don’t miss the fun at The Loxahatchee Club, the Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, and at Golf Club of Jupiter.

Schools in Jupiter, FL

Jupiter is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

Demographics and Employment Data for Jupiter, FL

Jupiter has 24,825 households, with an average household size of 2.42. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Jupiter do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 60,629 people call Jupiter home. The population density is 2,803.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

48.22 / 51.78%

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Around Jupiter, FL

There's plenty to do around Jupiter, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Turtles Bakeree, Pumphouse Coffee Roasters, and The Chocolate Spectrum.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.82 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.04 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.82 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.5 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.82 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.53 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Jupiter, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Jupiter. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Beacon Cove Intermediate School
3rd - 5th
Jupiter Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Jupiter Christian School
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Jerry Thomas Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Jupiter Middle School
6th - 8th
9th - 12th
Independence Middle School
6th - 8th
Lighthouse Elementary School
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Limestone Creek Elementary School
PreK - 5th

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