Boca Raton, Florida Population 2021

100,713
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Boca Raton is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. With a 2020 population of 100,713, it is the 23rd largest city in Florida and the 320th largest city in the United States . Boca Raton is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually and its population has increased by 19.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 84,392 in 2010. Boca Raton reached it's highest population of 100,713 in 2021. Spanning over 32 miles, Boca Raton has a population density of 3,452 people per square mile.

The average household income in Boca Raton is $138,222 with a poverty rate of 9.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,760 per month, and the median house value is $458,600. The median age in Boca Raton is 48.5 years, 47.8 years for males, and 49.2 years for females.

Boca Raton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Boca Raton was:

  • White: 86.65%
  • Black or African American: 4.53%
  • Other race: 3.60%
  • Asian: 2.94%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Boca Raton, Florida is 100,713 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 99,351.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 84,392.

Boca Raton, Florida Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White84,45686.65%
Black or African American4,4164.53%
Some Other Race3,5073.60%
Asian2,8622.94%
Two or More Races2,0882.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native1090.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.03%
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Boca Raton Population by Race

Boca Raton Population Pyramid $2021

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Boca Raton Median Age

48.5


Total

47.8


Male

49.2


Female

Boca Raton Adults

There are 81,051 adults, (26,161 of whom are seniors) in Boca Raton.

Boca Raton Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Boca Raton Sex Ratio

Female

50,678

51.99%

Male

46,790

48.01%

Boca Raton Population by Age

Boca Raton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Boca Raton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female59.9%40.1%
Male56.9%43.1%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boca Raton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All41,5042.2671.2
Married18,961382.5
Non Family18,5691.2862.3
Female2,6703.1359.9
Male1,3043.6756.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Boca Raton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2621.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,7452.41%
High School Graduate11,92516.49%
Some College11,95116.53%
Associates Degree5,4677.56%
Bachelors Degree23,31832.25%
Graduate Degree16,62923.00%
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Boca Raton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boca Raton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White57,79156,52532,997
Hispanic8,4117,4554,372
Black2,4492,044750
Other Race2,1631,725943
Asian2,0971,9121,231
2+ Races1,015957389
Native American7754
Islander303030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Boca Raton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,701$70,791$38,605
Less Than 9th Grade$23,071$31,042$20,456
High School Graduate$31,044$42,338$24,102
Some College$40,612$50,648$34,743
Bachelors Degree$59,472$79,288$46,611
Graduate Degree$84,719$110,156$54,443

$51,701

Average Earnings

$70,791

Average Male

$38,605

Average Female

Boca Raton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boca Raton Language by Age

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Boca Raton Language

74.88% of Boca Raton residents speak only English, while 25.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.61% of the population.

Boca Raton Language

Boca Raton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White71,8325,3687.47%
Hispanic13,5831,77813.09%
Other3,48779222.71%
Black3,52159516.90%
Asian2,79748917.48%
Multiple1,8801749.26%

9.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.73%

Male Poverty Rate

10.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boca Raton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boca Raton is Other, with 22.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boca Raton is White, with 7.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.77%.

Boca Raton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.93%
High School13.09%
Some College6.91%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%

Boca Raton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.66%
Male Unemployed21.76%
Female Employed5.10%
Male Employed3.24%

Boca Raton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boca Raton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,114$138,222
Families$117,393$175,786
Married Families$135,486$194,105
Non Families$49,005$90,045
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Income by Household Type

Boca Raton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Boca Raton Married by Age and Sex

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Boca Raton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Boca Raton Marital Status by Race

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Boca Raton Marital Status

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4,913

Number of Veterans

4,594

Male Veterans

319

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,551
Korea623
World War II567
First Gulf War451
Second Gulf War294

Boca Raton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+2,438
65 to 741,227
55 to 64635
35 to 54490
18 to 34123

Boca Raton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6366.54%
Hispanic2122.07%
Black1173.16%
2+ Races725.22%
Asian502.17%
Other Race240.95%
Native American1414.00%

Boca Raton Veterans by Race

Boca Raton Veterans by Education

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4.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boca Raton Veterans by Education

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58.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Boca Raton Employment by Age

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Boca Raton Employment by Race

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Boca Raton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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26.02%

Born in Boca Raton

79.58%

Native Born

20.42%

Foreign Born

8.87%

Non Citizen

11.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.58% of Boca Raton residents were born in the United States, with 26.02% having been born in Florida. 8.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Boca Raton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021100,7134540.45%
2020100,2594540.45%
201999,8054540.46%
201899,3511,1151.14%
201798,2361,8091.88%
201696,4272,9293.13%
201593,4982,2222.43%
201491,2761,5871.77%
201389,6892,0432.33%
201287,6461,1861.37%
201186,4601,3021.53%
201085,15810,3941.31%
200074,76413,2721.97%
199061,49212,0452.20%
198049,44720,9415.66%
197028,50621,54515.14%
19606,9616,26112.17%
19407000.00%

Boca Raton Population by Year