Boynton Beach, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Boynton Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Boynton Beach had a population of 74,441 as of July 1, 2016. Boynton Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Boynton Beach is located at latitude 26.5283 and longitude -80.0807 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Boynton Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Boynton Beach (GNIS ID: 2403906) 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 Boynton Beach is located within Boynton Beach-Delray Beach CCD of Palm Beach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boynton Beach 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 Boynton Beach: Boynton.

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Boynton Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 74,441
Population in Households 73,446
Population in Familes 53,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 995
Population Density1 4,600
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 31,563
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 17,804
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 39,162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,143 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,420 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,599 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $165,350
Average Home Value $213,398


Median Household Income $46,901
Average Household Income $63,776
Per Capita Income $27,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.41% 1.43%
Households 1.31% 1.38%
Families 1.16% 1.21%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Boynton Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boynton Beach 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 # 39 96th
Population Density1 # 128 86th
Diversity Index2 # 188 80th
Median Household Income # 431 53rd
Per Capita Income # 381 59th

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