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Population (year 2000): 60,020. Estimated population in July 2005: 64,757 (+7.9% change)
Males: 28,635 (47.7%), Females: 31,385 (52.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 43.8 years
Median household income: $43,371 (year 2000)
Median house value: $127,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Delray Beach:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.8%)
  • Black (26.6%)
  • Hispanic (7.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: West Indian (12.0%), German (10.5%), Irish (10.3%), English (8.1%), Italian (7.9%), United States (5.2%).Beach, Florida

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 15.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Delray Beach

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delray Beach city

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

21.5% Foreign born (15.7% Latin America, 3.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +11,898 (+24.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (43.9 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (995.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stream, FL (2.6 miles Gulf Road, FL (3.0 miles Dunes Point, FL (3.2 miles High FL (3.5 miles Golf, Breezes, FL (4.0 miles Briny Point, FL (4.0 miles Kings Beach, FL Highland (4.2 miles Beach, FL (4.8 miles Boynton


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 229 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 1997: 167 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 1998: 304 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 1999: 307 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2000: 235 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2001: 360 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2002: 324 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2003: 384 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2004: 301 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2005: 319 buildings, average cost: $175,100

Latitude: 26.46 N, Longitude: 80.08 W

Area code: 561


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.9%), Retail trade (14.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,798 (+9.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,501 (29.6%)


 

Crime in Delray Beach by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 3 1 1 1 3
    per 100,000 3.3 5.0 1.7 1.7 1.7 5.0
Rapes 24 15 22 22 15 24
    per 100,000 40.0 25.0 36.7 36.7 25.0 40.0
Robberies 165 130 131 139 125 155
    per 100,000 274.9 216.6 218.3 231.6 208.3 258.2
Assaults 516 445 490 429 380 490
    per 100,000 859.7 741.4 816.4 714.8 633.1 816.4
Burglaries 814 746 753 698 683 633
    per 100,000 1356.2 1242.9 1254.6 1162.9 1138.0 1054.6
Thefts 2,910 3,055 2,884 2,870 2,952 2,626
    per 100,000 4848.4 5090.0 4805.1 4781.7 4918.4 4375.2
Auto thefts 578 472 458 506 401 346
    per 100,000 963.0 786.4 763.1 843.1 668.1 576.5
639.7 581.8 586.2 568.9 530.6 556.7

Average climate in Delray Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Delray

Delray Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Delray Beach city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/23/1965, a category 3 tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Al Wallace - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Mar 25, 1974).

Main business address for: OFFICE DEPOT INC (RETAIL-MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS STORES), APPLIED DIGITAL SOLUTIONS INC (COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers in Delray Beach:
  • DELRAY MEDICAL HOSPITAL (5352 LINTON BLVD)
  • PINECREST REHABILITATION HOSP (5360 LINTON BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Delray Beach:
  • BETHESDA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BOYNTON BEACH, FL)
  • BOCA RATON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (about 8 miles; BOCA RATON, FL)
  • JFK MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; ATLANTIS, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Delray Beach:
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 15 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 28 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 49 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Delray Beach:
  • BOCA RATON (about 7 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; ID: BCT)
  • PALM BEACH COUNTY PARK (about 9 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: LNA)
  • POMPANO BEACH AIRPARK (about 16 miles; POMPANO BEACH, FL; ID: PMP)

Amtrak station:
DELRAY BEACH (345 S. CONGRESS AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 37 $135,798 $44,042 4 $6,602
Water Supply 75 $256,859 $41,097 0 $0
Financial Administration 33 $148,163 $53,877 0 $0
Other Government Administration 41 $102,404 $29,971 1 $1,162
Judicial and Legal 6 $34,144 $68,288 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 148 $825,877 $66,963 0 $0
Police - Other 73 $240,662 $39,560 22 $4,483
Firefighters 141 $760,383 $64,713 0 $0
Fire - Other 7 $25,899 $44,398 0 $0
Streets and Highways 18 $52,744 $35,162 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 9 $30,263 $40,350 0 $0
Sewerage 30 $92,472 $36,988 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 97 $265,879 $32,892 62 $93,931
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $23,530 $47,060 0 $0
Totals for Government 721 $2,995,079 $49,848 89 $106,179
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delray Beach:
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 6 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; Full-time enrollment: 14,311)
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; FT enrollment: 8,390)
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 15 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 20 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 25 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
Public high schools in Delray Beach:
  • ATLANTIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,025; Location: 2501 SEACREST BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE HIGH (Students: 169; Location: 95 NE FIRST AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DELRAY YOUTH VOCATIONAL. CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 2201 N FEDERAL HIGHWAY; Grades: 10 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Delray Beach:
  • CARVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,428; Location: 101 BARWICK ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MORIKAMI PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,001; Location: 6201 MORIKAMI PARK ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BANYAN CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 812; Location: 4243 SABAL LAKES ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ORCHARD VIEW COMMUNITY ELEMENTARY (Students: 713; Location: 4050 OLD GERMANTOWN ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PINE GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 686; Location: 400 SW 10TH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • S. D. SPADY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 321 NW 10TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • PLUMOSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 486; Location: 1712 NE 2ND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VILLAGE ACADEMY ELEMENTARY (Students: 419; Location: 400 SW 12TH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DELRAY FULL SERVICE CENTER (Students: 352; Location: 301 SW 14TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Delray Beach:
  • UNITY SCHOOL WEE WISDOM MONTES (Students: 399; Location: 101 NW 22 ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SEACREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 358; Location: 2703 N SEACREST BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST VINCENT FERRER SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 810 GEORGE BUSH BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 400 N SWINTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MT OLIVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 40 N W 4TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 7)
  • BAR - FERG'S ACADEMY INC (Students: 54; Location: 200 STERLING AVENUE; Grades: KG - 2)
  • DEVELOPMNT RESOURCE CTR DAY SC (Students: 36; Location: 9600 W. ATLANTIC AVENUE; Grades: 1 - 11)
  • OAK SCHOOL OF DELRAY BEACH INC (Students: 24; Location: 2515 N. SWINTON AVE; Grades: PK - 3)

Notable locations in Delray Beach: Old Harbor Plaza (A), Oriole Village Plaza (B), Linton Center (C), Plaza Del Ray (D), Sherwood Park Golf Course (E), Shoppes of Congress Square (F), Delray Beach Country Club (G), Delray Square (H), Harbor Centre (I), Highland Park Trailer Park (J), Delray Beach Public Library (K).

Shopping Centers: Marketplace of Delray Shopping Center (1), Delray Mall (2).

Church in Delray Beach: Church of the Palms (A).

Cemetery: Pine Ridge Cemetery (1).

Lake: Ida, Lake (A).

Parks in Delray Beach include: Little League Ball Field (1), Anchor Park (2).


Delray Beach compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Delray Beach:
  • WDJA (1420 AM; 5 kW; DELRAY BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL DELRAY BEACH, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WHSR (980 AM; 5 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Delray Beach:
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
TV broadcast stations around Delray Beach:
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)

 

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