Delray Beach, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Delray Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Delray Beach had a population of 68,107 as of July 1, 2020. 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 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, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 68,107 (100%)
Population in Households 66,945 (98.3%)
Population in Families 46,046 (67.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,162 ( 1.7%)
Population Density 4,281
Diversity Index2 64
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,275
Average Household Income $95,197
% of Income for Mortgage4 22%
Per Capita Income $42,258
Wealth Index5 122
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 36,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,234 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,009 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,367 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $319,812
Average Home Value $431,332
Housing Affordability Index3 105
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 30,244
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 15,491
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.2% 1.39%
Households 1.11% 1.44%
Families 0.99% 1.25%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
Owner Occupied HU   0.77%

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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, 2020 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 # 48 95th
Population Density # 163 82nd
Median Household Income # 325 65th
Housing Affordability Index # 137 15th
Per Capita Income # 186 80th
Diversity Index # 245 73rd

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