Located just five miles from the beaches of Palm Beach County is the small city of Greenacres, Florida. With an area of just under six square miles, Greenacres enjoys an interesting history. It was founded in 1926 and was created for the purpose to be a city for the working and middle classes of the time. Unlike a lot of cities, Greenacres wasn’t named for an historical figure; rather, it was named by the winner of a local contest.
Greenacres is currently home to 37,573 residents, just a fraction of the total population of Palm Beach County, which has over 1.3 million people. It is a thriving community that has grown in population by more than 36% over the last decade, especially among younger professionals and families. Housing options in Greenacres run the gamut from condos and villas to single family homes. The city offers a variety of recreational programs for its residents from young to not so young and has over 93 acres in public parks just waiting to be explored. It has been named by America’s Promise-the Alliance of Youth as one of the "100 Best Communities for Young People" five times, most recently in 2012, and has been recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation as a "Tree City" for over 21 consecutive years.
You won’t need to go to Palm Springs to find restaurants or shopping, as many local eateries and stores are located right in town. With a median home price of $125,100 and the cost of living below the national average, you won’t find a better bargain in all of Florida. Greenacres offers affordable living, excellent public education, and a real sense of community that just can’t be found in a larger city, yet you are just minutes away from an urban setting for employment or entertainment. Browse our home listings for sale to see what housing options you have in the Greenacres community.