Boca Raton, FL 33487 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33487: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boca Raton, FL 33487

Acceptable Alternative
Highland Bch, FL 33487
Highland Beach, FL 33487

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,252
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,566
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,432
  • County: Palm Beach County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.4, Longitude -80.102
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Boca Raton, FL 33487 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,454
Population in Households 17,438
Population in Familes 12,701
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 2,577
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 8,406
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 4,816
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,543 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,863 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,023 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $359,867
Average Home Value $468,787


Median Household Income $64,424
Average Household Income $107,839
Per Capita Income $51,973
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.28% 1.63%
Households 0.91% 1.35%
Families 0.65% 1.24%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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 33487 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33487 to the other 965 ZIP Codes 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 # 505 48th
Population Density1 # 288 70th
Diversity Index2 # 647 33rd
Median Household Income # 144 85th
Per Capita Income # 42 96th

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