Lake Worth, FL, is a thriving multicultural and artistic community in the heart of Palm Beach County, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Lake Worth Lagoon on the east side, and Lake Osborne on the west. From cozy condominiums to large estate homes, this city has the architecture that reflects the tropical lifestyle of south Florida.
The community of Lake Worth has a number of distinct neighborhoods that span from many historic structures to hip downtown sites and walkable residential neighborhoods. Downtown is filled with music clubs, art galleries and coffee shops and has available housing from condos to grand historic homes. Local attractions downtown include the Lake Worth Historical Museum and the Lake Worth Playhouse. Parrot Cove is a popular neighborhood bordered by the Lake Worth Golf Course. College Park, an affluent neighborhood in the northeast part of the city has some of south Florida’s most appealing architecture with large tropical homes up to 3,000-4,000 square feet and beyond that are beautifully landscaped with attractive local plants such as coconut p alms and eucalyptus trees. Lake Worth is well known for its historic cottages, many of them built prior to 1939. Some of them serve as residences throughout the city in styles ranging from Art Deco to Mission Revival.
Located in Palm Beach County, Lake Worth residents have access to jobs in a number of industries. The Palm Beach International Airport is less than nine miles away and employs 37,500 area residents. Many jobs are available in the healthcare industry, with several hospitals in the region including Wellington Regional. The tourism industry in the county employs approximately 50,000 people within various sectors including eco-adventures, cultural centers, and hospitality jobs. In the area around Lake Worth, the agricultural sector of Green Markets is on the rise, creating new opportunities for locally grown produce, herbs, artisan cheeses and bakery products. Palm Beach State College is located in Lake Worth, providing individuals in the field of education with a variety of jobs.