Delray Beach, Florida Population 2024

67,784

Delray Beach is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. Delray Beach has a 2024 population of 67,784. Delray Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.56% annually and its population has increased by 1.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,809 in 2020.

The average household income in Delray Beach is $118,064 with a poverty rate of 12.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Delray Beach is 50.7 years, 49.2 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.

Delray Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 57.57%
  • Black or African American: 29.96%
  • Two or more races: 7.56%
  • Other race: 2.62%
  • Asian: 2.13%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
15.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,260.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.46% (975)
The current population of Delray Beach, Florida is 67,784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 66,809.

Delray Beach, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38,36657.57%
Black or African American19,96629.96%
Two or more races5,0407.56%
Other race1,7462.62%
Asian1,4172.13%
Native American760.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander350.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Delray Beach Population by Race

Delray Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Delray Beach Median Age

50.7

Total

49.2

Male

51.8

Female

Delray Beach Adults

There are 57,866 adults, (18,273 of whom are seniors) in Delray Beach.

Delray Beach Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Delray Beach Sex Ratio

Female34,59051.9%
Male32,05648.1%

Delray Beach Population by Age

Delray Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All28,5922.2964.735.3
Non Family13,5321.2859.340.7
Married10,8263.0378.321.7
Female3,1213.6847.852.2
Male1,1133.4944.655.4
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3.1

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Delray Beach Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Delray Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delray Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.99%.

Delray Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,060

Average Earnings

$49,050

Average Male

$38,753

Average Female

Delray Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delray Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Delray Beach Language

69.27% of Delray Beach residents speak only English, while 30.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 19.96% of the population.

Delray Beach Language

Delray Beach Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White34,5973,52010.17%
Black19,6223,02015.39%
Hispanic7,42394112.68%
Multiple4,97659912.04%
Other1,73734519.86%
Asian1,40620914.86%
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12.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.2%

Male Poverty Rate

13.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delray Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delray Beach is Other, with 19.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delray Beach is White, with 10.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.27%.

Delray Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.05%
High School14.07%
Some College9.3%
Bachelors or Greater7.27%
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Delray Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.27%
Female Unemployed24.63%
Female Employed6.23%
Male Employed3.7%
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Delray Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delray Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delray Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Delray Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Delray Beach 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 55-64.

Delray Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Delray Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,908

Number of Veterans

2,783

Male Veterans

125

Female Veterans

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Delray Beach Veterans by War

count

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Delray Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Delray Beach Veterans by Race

Delray Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delray Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Delray Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Delray Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Delray Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

28.86%

Born in Delray Beach

74.92%

Native Born

25.08%

Foreign Born

11.72%

Non Citizen

13.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.92% of Delray Beach residents were born in the United States, with 28.86% having been born in Florida. 11.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Delray Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202969,6693770.54%
202869,2923770.55%
202768,9153770.55%
202668,5383770.55%
202568,1613770.56%
202467,7843770.56%
202367,4073770.56%
202267,0303770.57%
202166,653-156-0.23%
202066,809-2,698-3.88%
201969,5073270.47%
201869,1804550.66%
201768,7251,1481.7%
201667,5771,3472.03%
201566,2301,2041.85%
201465,0268301.29%
201364,1961,9183.08%
201262,2787771.26%
201161,5016991.15%
201060,8027821.3%
200060,02012,83927.21%
199047,18112,85237.44%
198034,32914,41472.38%
197019,9157,68562.84%
196012,2305,91893.76%
19506,3122,57568.91%
19403,737
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Delray Beach Population by Year