Delray Beach, FL

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2022 Population
66,646
0.319% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
50.7
2.01% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
1.45% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$76,558
9.68% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$352,400
10% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
33,369
1.14% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Delray Beach, FL had a population of 66.6k people with a median age of 50.7 and a median household income of $76,558. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Delray Beach, FL grew from 66,434 to 66,646, a 0.319% increase and its median household income grew from $69,804 to $76,558, a 9.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Delray Beach, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.7%), White (Hispanic) (4.98%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.08%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.48%).

None of the households in Delray Beach, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

88.3% of the residents in Delray Beach, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Delray Beach, FL are Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology (454865) (238 degrees awarded in 2022) and The Salon Professional Academy-Delray Beach (42 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Delray Beach, FL was $352,400, and the homeownership rate was 64.7%.

Most people in Delray Beach, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Delray Beach, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Delray Beach, FL is home to a population of 66.6k people, from which 88.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 25.1% of Delray Beach, FL residents were born outside of the country (16.7k people).

In 2022, there were 1.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35k people) in Delray Beach, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.32k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

88.3%
2022 Citizenship
88.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 88.3% of Delray Beach, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Delray Beach, FL was 88.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Delray Beach, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35k ± 1.53k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    19.8k ± 1.68k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.32k ± 676
11.3%
Hispanic Population
7.54k people

In 2022, there were 1.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35k people) in Delray Beach, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.32k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.3% of the people in Delray Beach, FL are hispanic (7.54k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Delray Beach, FL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,003,261 ± 24,014 people
  2. Haiti
    344,713 ± 14,299 people
  3. Colombia
    299,067 ± 13,333 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,003,261 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 344,713 and Colombia with 299,067.

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Foreign-Born Population

25.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
16.7k people
24.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16.2k people

As of 2022, 25.1% of Delray Beach, FL residents (16.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Delray Beach, FL was 24.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,037 ± 179
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    475 ± 207
  3. World War II
    309 ± 223

Delray Beach, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Delray Beach, FL employs 33.4k people. The largest industries in Delray Beach, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,289 people), Retail Trade (3,720 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,623 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($77,738), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,260), and Manufacturing ($60,247).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,054. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

33.4k
2022 Value
± 1,541
−1.14%
1 Year decline
± 6.49%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Delray Beach, FL declined at a rate of −1.14%, from 33.8k employees to 33.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Delray Beach, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (4,194 people), Management Occupations (4,176 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,496 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Delray Beach, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

33.4k
2022 Value
± 1,541
−1.14%
1 Year decline
± 6.49%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Delray Beach, FL declined at a rate of −1.14%, from 33.8k employees to 33.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Delray Beach, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,289 people), Retail Trade (3,720 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,623 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Delray Beach, FL, though some of these residents may live in Delray Beach, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,959
Median earning men ± $2,454
$36,613
Median earning women ± $2,263

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($94,111), Manufacturing ($65,030), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($64,961).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($66,250), Information ($63,021), and Manufacturing ($60,230).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Delray Beach, FL awarded 280 degrees. The student population of Delray Beach, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 172 male students and 815 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Delray Beach, FL are Black or African American (112 and 40%), followed by White (100 and 35.7%), Hispanic or Latino (45 and 16.1%), and Asian (9 and 3.21%).

The largest universities in Delray Beach, FL by number of degrees awarded are Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology (454865) (238 and 85%) and The Salon Professional Academy-Delray Beach (42 and 15%).

The most popular majors in Delray Beach, FL are Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (68 and 24.3%), Medical Insurance Specialist (60 and 21.4%), and Radiation Therapist (35 and 12.5%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 987 students enrolled in Delray Beach, FL, 17.4% men and 82.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 443 records, of which 82.8% were women and 17.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 68 degrees awarded
  2. 35 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Delray Beach, FL was Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician with 68 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Delray Beach, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 238 degrees awarded
  2. 42 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology (454865) with 238 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 35 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Delray Beach, FL, which is 0.143 times less than the 245 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 112 degrees mean that there were 1.12 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 100 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 2-year ($15,230) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($80) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Delray Beach, FL was $352,400 in 2022, which is 1.25 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $320,300 to $352,400, a 10% increase. The homeownership rate in Delray Beach, FL is 64.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Delray Beach, FL have an average commute time of 22.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Delray Beach, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Delray Beach, FL is $76,558. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Delray Beach, FL was Census Tract 74.12 with a value of $152,829, followed by Census Tract 74.10 and Census Tract 66.02, with respective values of $132,606 and $119,879.

Property

$352,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,092
$18,491
Median Property Taxes
±$1,086

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Delray Beach, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Delray Beach, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

64.7%
Homeownership
2022
60.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.7% of the housing units in Delray Beach, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 74.12
  2. Census Tract 74.10
  3. Census Tract 66.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Delray Beach, FL was Census Tract 74.12 with a value of $152,829, followed by Census Tract 74.10 and Census Tract 66.02, with respective values of $132,606 and $119,879.

The following map shows all of the places in Delray Beach, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$76,558
Median Household Income
± $3,838
28.6k
Number of Households
± 1,379

In 2022, the median household income of the 28.6k households in Delray Beach, FL grew to $76,558 from the previous year's value of $69,804.

The following chart displays the households in Delray Beach, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Delray Beach, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72%)
  2. Worked At Home (16.1%)
  3. Carpooled (5.7%)

In 2022, 72% of workers in Delray Beach, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (16.1%) and those who carpooled to work (5.7%).

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Commute Time

22.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Delray Beach, FL have a shorter commute time (22.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.35% of the workforce in Delray Beach, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Delray Beach, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Delray Beach, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Delray Beach, FL (7.99k out of 65.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Delray Beach, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.1% of the population of Delray Beach, FL has health coverage, with 39.7% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 21% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 0.862% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see 1261 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1262 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1329 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 419 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,261 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Palm Beach County, FL

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see an average of 1,261 patients per year. This represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1,262 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Palm Beach County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 13.8% under 18 years, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 27% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.9%
Uninsured
39.7%
Employer Coverage
11.5%
Medicaid
21%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
0.862%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Delray Beach, FL declined by 7.57% from 11.8% to 10.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Delray Beach, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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