Boca Raton, FL (Boca Del Mar)




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About Boca Raton, FL (Boca Del Mar)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Boca Del Mar median real estate price is $228,310, which is more expensive than 58.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 56.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Boca Del Mar is currently $1,528, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.7% of the neighborhoods in Florida.

Boca Del Mar is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boca Raton, Florida.

Boca Del Mar real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Boca Del Mar neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Boca Del Mar. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 84.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (13.4%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Boca Raton, the Boca Del Mar neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Boca Del Mar stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 96.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Boca Del Mar neighborhood has more South American and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.7% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 6.0% have Russian ancestry.

Boca Del Mar is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Boca Del Mar neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.3% of residents living with a same sex partner, Boca Del Mar is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Boca Del Mar neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 10.0% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Florida, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Florida. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and first-time home buyers.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Boca Del Mar neighborhood in Boca Raton are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 44.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Boca Del Mar neighborhood, 41.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 37.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.8%), and 8.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Boca Del Mar neighborhood in Boca Raton, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (16.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.9%), and some of the residents are also of Russian ancestry (6.0%), along with some German ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 23.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Boca Del Mar neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (22.7%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Boca Del Mar neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Boca Raton 0.101011101001110
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Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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