Boynton Beach 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 78,050 people and 38 constituent neighborhoods, Boynton Beach is the 36th largest community in Florida.
Boynton Beach is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Boynton Beach is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Boynton Beach who work in office and administrative support (14.97%), sales jobs (13.03%), and management occupations (9.90%).
Boynton Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The percentage of people in Boynton Beach who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.89% of adults in Boynton Beach have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Boynton Beach in 2010 was $28,287, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,148 for a family of four. However, Boynton Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Boynton Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Boynton Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boynton Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Boynton Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.81% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Boynton Beach include Haitian, Italian, Irish, German, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Boynton Beach's cultural character, accounting for 23.51% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Boynton Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and French Creole.