Delray Beach, Florida Population 2020

71,646
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Delray Beach is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 71,646, it is the 39th largest city in Florida and the 518th largest city in the United States. Delray Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.62% annually and its population has increased by 18.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,522 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Delray Beach has a population density of 4,503 people per square mile.

The average household income in Delray Beach is $91,313 with a poverty rate of 15.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,465 per month, and the median house value is $267,100. The median age in Delray Beach is 46 years, 43.9 years for males, and 48.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Delray Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Delray Beach was:

  • White: 60.84%
  • Black or African American: 31.21%
  • Other race: 3.10%
  • Asian: 2.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.09%
The current population of Delray Beach, Florida is 71,646, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 69,358.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 60,522.

Delray Beach, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,97560.84%
Black or African American21,01931.21%
Some Other Race2,0883.10%
Asian1,6562.46%
Two or More Races1,4872.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander700.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.09%
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Delray Beach Population Pyramid 2020

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Delray Beach Median Age

46


Total

43.9


Male

48.1


Female

Delray Beach Adults

There are 56,923 adults, (16,626 of whom are seniors) in Delray Beach.

Delray Beach Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Delray Beach Sex Ratio

Female

34,458

51.16%

Male

32,895

48.84%

Delray Beach Households and Families

Delray Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delray Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
All60%40%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female48.3%51.7%
Male45.1%54.9%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,6092.460
Non Family13,0871.3752.7
Married10,1423.0175
Female2,9794.0748.3
Male1,4014.0545.1

3.22

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Delray Beach Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0435.91%
9th to 12th Grade3,9797.73%
High School Graduate11,75222.83%
Some College9,44418.34%
Associates Degree4,1708.10%
Bachelors Degree11,88923.09%
Graduate Degree7,20614.00%
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Delray Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,96429,68314,833
Black13,5259,0161,568
Hispanic4,7883,6181,604
Other Race1,324856214
Asian1,2191,166737
Multiple Races996985391
Islander707044
Native American584723

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 62.86%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,521$38,690$31,601
Less Than High School$20,238$21,441$16,020
High School Grad$26,980$29,588$25,570
Some College$35,196$35,572$33,483
Bachelors Degree$51,242$60,822$40,030
Graduate Degree$59,393$81,631$50,538

$35,521

Average Earnings

$38,690

Average Male

$31,601

Average Female

Delray Beach Language

Delray Beach Language by Age

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Delray Beach Language

70.67% of Delray Beach residents speak only English, while 29.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 19.35% of the population.

Delray Beach Poverty

Delray Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black20,8235,38425.86%
White36,1033,5649.87%
Hispanic7,0271,13016.08%
Other2,08844221.17%
Asian1,6481177.10%
Multiple1,478865.82%
Native581118.97%

15.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.48%

Male Poverty Rate

14.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delray Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delray Beach is Black, with 25.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delray Beach is Multiple, with 5.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.72%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.38%
High School13.33%
Some College11.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Unemployed27.24%
Female Employed8.30%
Male Employed8.07%

Delray Beach Income

Delray Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,532$91,313
Families$68,963$110,500
Married Families$85,084-
Non Families$43,617$67,930
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Delray Beach Marital Status

Delray Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Delray Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Delray Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Delray Beach Marital Status by Race

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Delray Beach Veterans

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3,662

Number of Veterans

3,484

Male Veterans

178

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,100
World War II724
Korea552
First Gulf War349
Second Gulf War316
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Age Group Veterans
75+1,708
65 to 74919
35 to 54559
55 to 64381
18 to 3495
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1248.44%
Black3682.31%
Hispanic2214.15%
2 or More868.21%
Asian473.47%
Other372.50%

Delray Beach Veterans by Education

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5.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delray Beach Employment Status

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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27.44%

Born in Florida

75.30%

Native Born

24.70%

Foreign Born

12.53%

Non Citizen

12.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.30% of Delray Beach residents were born in the United States, with 27.44% having been born in Florida. 12.53% 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
202071,6461,1441.62%
201970,5021,1441.65%
201869,3586230.91%
201768,7351,1441.69%
201667,5911,3482.03%
201566,2431,2031.85%
201465,0408331.30%
201364,2071,9223.09%
201262,2857791.27%
201161,5066921.14%
201060,8147940.13%
200060,02012,8392.44%
199047,18112,8523.23%
198034,32914,4145.60%
197019,9157,6855.00%
196012,2305,9186.84%
19506,3122,5755.38%
19403,7370.00%