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Delray Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Delray Beach had a population of 67,416 as of July 1, 2018. Delray Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Delray Beach is located at latitude 26.4615 and longitude -80.0728 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Delray Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Delray Beach (GNIS ID: 2404212) 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 Delray Beach is located within Boynton Beach-Delray Beach CCD of Palm Beach County.

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


Total Population 67,416
Population in Households 66,275
Population in Familes 45,271
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,141
Population Density2 4,234
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $54,942
Average Household Income $86,497
Per Capita Income $39,070


Total Housing Units 37,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,064 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,958 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,056 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $268,594
Average Home Value $382,094


Total Households 30,022
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 15,399
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 1.3% 1.24%
Households 1.21% 1.18%
Families 1.1% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Delray Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delray 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 # 46 95th
Population Density # 158 83rd
Diversity Index # 251 73rd
Median Household Income # 331 64th
Per Capita Income # 189 80th

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