Boynton Beach, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Boynton Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Boynton Beach had a population of 76,844 as of July 1, 2019. 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 26.5253 and longitude -80.0664 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Boynton Beach 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Boynton Beach, FL Housing Affordability Index is 115
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Boynton Beach, FL Wealth Index is 84
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 76,844
Population in Households 75,829
Population in Familes 55,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,015
Population Density 4,756
Diversity Index1 68
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,005
Average Household Income $72,359
Per Capita Income $30,874
Wealth Index3 84

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 39,627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,348 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,379 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,900 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $227,779
Housing Affordability Index2 115
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 32,727
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 18,430
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.28% 1.28%
Households 1.26% 1.28%
Families 1.14% 1.14%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

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, 2019 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 # 130 86th
Diversity Index # 187 80th
Median Household Income # 422 54th
Per Capita Income # 373 60th

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