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Jupiter is a town in Palm Beach County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

The community was named after the Roman god

The latitude of Jupiter is 26.933N. The longitude is -80.094W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 45,100.


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Median household income
Local
$54,945
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jupiter demographic reports
Jupiter is at the junction of the Loxahatchee River and the Jupiter Inlet
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 166. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Sports teams: Hammerheads (minor league baseball), Palm Beach Cardinals (minor league baseball), GCL Marlins (minor league baseball)
Historic sites and museums: Florida History Center & Museum, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse
Colleges and universities: Florida Atlantic University (satellite)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 71

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15% of Jupiter residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jupiter ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jupiter was $35,088, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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35% of Jupiter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Jupiter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $779.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,236.


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Libraries in Jupiter include Jupiter Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Jupiter include Jupiter Courier

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Palm Beach County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jupiter political report.

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The average commute time for Jupiter workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Jupiter between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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