Boynton Beach, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Boynton Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Boynton Beach had a population of 76,044 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boynton Beach: Boynton.

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Boynton Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 76,044
Population in Households 75,034
Population in Familes 54,631
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,010
Population Density2 4,699
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $51,119
Average Household Income $69,563
Per Capita Income $30,085


Total Housing Units 39,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,858 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,546 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,146 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $191,573
Average Home Value $234,071


Total Households 32,405
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 18,275
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.33% 1.31%
Households 1.31% 1.32%
Families 1.19% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

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, 2018 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 # 41 96th
Population Density # 127 86th
Diversity Index # 189 80th
Median Household Income # 412 55th
Per Capita Income # 367 60th

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