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 80,380 people and 41 constituent neighborhoods, Boynton Beach is the 38th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Boynton Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boynton Beach is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Boynton Beach who work in office and administrative support (13.08%), sales jobs (11.55%), and management occupations (10.73%).
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 overall education level of Boynton Beach is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.38% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Boynton Beach in 2018 was $31,743, 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 $126,972 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 15.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Boynton Beach include Haitian, Irish, Italian, German, and English.
Boynton Beach also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.66%.
The most common language spoken in Boynton Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.