Delray Beach, Florida Population 2023

68,742

Delray Beach is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. With a 2023 population of 68,742, it is the 53rd largest city in Florida and the 600th largest city in the United States.Delray Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually but its population has decreased by -0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 68,916 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Delray Beach has a population density of 4,321 people per square mile.

The average household income in Delray Beach is $96,439 with a poverty rate of 13.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Delray Beach is 48.3 years, 46.8 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Delray Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 62.75%
  • Black or African American: 28.97%
  • Two or more races: 3.30%
  • Other race: 2.64%
  • Asian: 2.19%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Delray Beach, Florida is 68,742 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 68,916.

Delray Beach, Florida Population 2023

Population by Race

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 2023

Delray Beach Median Age

48.3

Total

46.8

Male

50.3

Female

Delray Beach Adults

There are 59,075 adults, (17,481 of whom are seniors) in Delray Beach.

Delray Beach Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Delray Beach Sex Ratio

Female35,65151.73%
Male33,26548.27%

Delray Beach Population by Age

Delray Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.14

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Delray Beach Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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 asian people with a rate of 47.66%.

Delray Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$38,188

Average Earnings

$42,249

Average Male

$33,841

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

70.39% of Delray Beach residents speak only English, while 29.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 19.15% of the population.

Delray Beach Language

Delray Beach Poverty by Race

rate

13.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.38%

Male Poverty Rate

13.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delray Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delray Beach is Native, with 23.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delray Beach is Asian, with 4.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.37%.

Delray Beach Poverty

Delray Beach Poverty Rate by Education

Delray Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delray Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delray Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

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

3,191

Number of Veterans

3,069

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

Delray Beach Veterans by War

Delray Beach Veterans by Age

count

Delray Beach Veterans by Race

Delray Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delray Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58%

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

29.63%

Born in Delray Beach

78.49%

Native Born

24.61%

Foreign Born

11.00%

Non Citizen

13.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.49% of Delray Beach residents were born in the United States, with 29.63% having been born in Florida. 11.00% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Delray Beach Population by Year