Most Expensive Boca Raton Neighborhoods
Boca Raton is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 91,332 people and 54 constituent neighborhoods, Boca Raton is the 30th largest community in Florida.
Boca Raton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Boca Raton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Boca Raton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.88% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Boca Raton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boca Raton who work in sales jobs (17.29%), management occupations (15.40%) and office and administrative support (10.25%).
Also of interest is that Boca Raton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.29% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing noticeable about Boca Raton, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Boca Raton is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Boca Raton a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the nice things about Boca Raton is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
If knowledge is power, Boca Raton is a pretty powerful place. 52.06% of the adults in Boca Raton have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Boca Raton in 2010 was $48,918, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,672 for a family of four. However, Boca Raton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Boca Raton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Boca Raton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boca Raton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Boca Raton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.15% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Boca Raton include Italian, German, Irish, English, Polish and Russian.
Boca Raton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.47%.
The most common language spoken in Boca Raton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.
|BOCA RATON INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||36,507|
|BOCA RATON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||66.43%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||33.57%|
|TYPE OF BOCA RATON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||45.88%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.54%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.31%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||43.17%|
|SIZE OF BOCA RATON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.53%|
|AGE OF BOCA RATON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.95%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||69.18%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||22.60%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.27%|
|BOCA RATON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$523,658|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,717|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $74,000||1.90%|
|$74,001 - $147,000||5.13%|
|$147,001 - $295,000||14.58%|
|$295,001 - $442,000||19.02%|
|$442,001 - $589,000||17.09%|
|$589,001 - $736,000||10.26%|
|$736,001 - $1,104,000||15.33%|
|$1,104,001 - $1,473,000||7.70%|
|PEOPLE OF BOCA RATON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.82%|
|5 TO 17||13.15%|
|18 TO 24||10.97%|
|25 TO 34||9.77%|
|35 TO 54||26.00%|
|55 TO 64||14.19%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||22.10%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.80%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$71,867|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$48,918|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||10.06%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (12.74%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.45%)
Real estate (4.42%)
Information Technology (2.73%)
Public Service (2.43%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.86%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.16%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.73%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.01%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.15%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (13.73%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (76.80%)
French Creole (1.58%)
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