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Boca Raton, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Boca Raton had a population of 89,462 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Boca Raton is located at latitude 26.3727 and longitude -80.1037 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Boca Raton (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.32 sq. miles and a water area of 1.97 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Boca Raton (GNIS ID: 2403887) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Boca Raton is located within Boca Raton CCD of Palm Beach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boca Raton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boca Raton: Boca Ratone, Bocaraton.

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Boca Raton, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 89,462
Population in Households 85,894
Population in Familes 63,269
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,568
Population Density1 3,051
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 38,603
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 22,305
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 46,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,212 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,391 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,241 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $417,007
Average Home Value $522,959


Median Household Income $70,350
Average Household Income $113,916
Per Capita Income $50,001
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 1.08%
Households 0.78% 1.01%
Families 0.51% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Boca Raton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boca Raton to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 97th
Population Density1 # 248 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 486 47th
Median Household Income # 106 89th
Per Capita Income # 72 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.