Boca Raton, Florida Population 2020

102,800

Boca Raton is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 102,800, it is the 23rd largest city in Florida and the 309th largest city in the United States. Boca Raton is currently growing at a rate of 1.76% annually and its population has increased by 21.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 84,392 in 2010. Spanning over 32 miles, Boca Raton has a population density of 3,523 people per square mile.

The average household income in Boca Raton is $135,209 with a poverty rate of 8.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,663 per month, and the median house value is $433,600. The median age in Boca Raton is 48.5 years, 47.7 years for males, and 49.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.8 males.

Boca Raton Demographics

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

  • White: 86.16%
  • Black or African American: 4.53%
  • Other race: 3.86%
  • Asian: 3.08%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Boca Raton, Florida is 102,800, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 99,244.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 84,392.

Boca Raton, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White82,49686.16%
Black or African American4,3414.53%
Some Other Race3,6953.86%
Asian2,9463.08%
Two or More Races2,1622.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native850.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.02%

Boca Raton Population Pyramid 2020

Boca Raton Median Age

48.5


Total

47.7


Male

49.2


Female

Boca Raton Adults

There are 80,375 adults, (25,274 of whom are seniors) in Boca Raton.

Boca Raton Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Boca Raton Sex Ratio

Female

49,669

51.88%

Male

46,076

48.12%

Boca Raton Households and Families

Boca Raton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boca Raton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All72%28%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female57.5%42.5%
Male53.5%46.5%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,4342.2872
Married19,1452.9882.9
Non Family17,3621.2563.5
Female2,5173.2157.5
Male1,4103.7353.5

2.99

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boca Raton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2261.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,5482.16%
High School Graduate12,39217.31%
Some College12,20917.05%
Associates Degree5,4407.60%
Bachelors Degree22,31431.16%
Graduate Degree16,47923.01%

Boca Raton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White57,85456,55132,368
Hispanic7,8837,0163,941
Other Race2,4191,949943
Black2,3122,052683
Asian2,1511,9901,227
Multiple Races983892421
Native American2929
Islander202020

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,307$65,338$37,338
Less Than High School$22,900$24,900$20,776
High School Grad$29,443$32,358$26,430
Some College$38,027$46,134$29,078
Bachelors Degree$59,324$75,884$47,384
Graduate Degree$79,937$106,444$55,187

$50,307

Average Earnings

$65,338

Average Male

$37,338

Average Female

Boca Raton Language

Boca Raton Language by Age

Boca Raton Language

74.80% of Boca Raton residents speak only English, while 25.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.35% of the population.

Boca Raton Poverty

Boca Raton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White71,5124,6626.52%
Hispanic12,3781,68513.61%
Other3,68576420.73%
Asian2,88063822.15%
Black3,47546013.24%
Multiple1,9721085.48%
Native852327.06%

8.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.26%

Male Poverty Rate

9.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boca Raton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boca Raton is Native, with 27.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boca Raton is Multiple, with 5.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.54%
High School11.67%
Some College6.22%
Bachelors or Greater5.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.99%
Male Unemployed19.64%
Female Employed5.17%
Male Employed4.29%

Boca Raton Income

Boca Raton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,938$135,209
Families$114,816$171,663
Married Families$126,618$187,085
Non Families$47,804$84,461

Boca Raton Marital Status

Boca Raton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Boca Raton Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Boca Raton Marital Status by Race

Boca Raton Veterans

5,399

Number of Veterans

4,907

Male Veterans

492

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,730
First Gulf War774
World War II668
Korea640
Second Gulf War332
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,0137.15%
Black2306.25%
Hispanic2042.15%
2 or More705.09%
Other471.75%
Asian311.32%
Indian810.67%

$Boca Raton Veterans by Education

4.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boca Raton Employment Status

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Boca Raton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

25.04%

Born in Florida

78.65%

Native Born

21.35%

Foreign Born

8.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

78.65% of Boca Raton residents were born in the United States, with 25.04% having been born in Florida. 8.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020102,8001,7781.76%
2019101,0221,7781.79%
201899,2441,0101.03%
201798,2341,7781.84%
201696,4562,9363.14%
201593,5202,2242.44%
201491,2961,5951.78%
201389,7012,0522.34%
201287,6491,1931.38%
201186,4561,2941.52%
201085,16210,3981.31%
200074,76413,2721.97%
199061,49212,0452.20%
198049,44720,9415.66%
197028,50621,54515.14%
19606,9616,26112.17%
19407000.00%