Population: 65,022

Male 48% Female 52%
Married 51%
Single 49%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Delray Beach has a low population density. Delray Beach is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

4,231 Delray Beach
27,441 New York

City Info

Delray Beach, FL is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 7/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Delray Beach has a population density of 4,231, with 65,022 current residents.

Out of the 65,022 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 51% of the residents are married and 49% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 64% Sun
  • 58% Rain
  • 0% Snow


74°F average temperature

  • 28 years Median home age
  • $179,290 Median home price
  • -17.75% Home appreciation rate
  • 13.37% Annual property tax
  • 57.2%
    Homes owned
  • 25.3%
    Homes rented
  • 17.4%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Delray Beach, the air quality is 92% and the weather, on average, is 64% sunny, 58% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 74°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Delray Beach, you should know that 57.2% of homes are owned while 25.3% of homes are rented, and 17.4% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $179,290, the median age of homes is 28 years, the annual home appreciation is -17.75% and the annual property tax is 13.37%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Delray Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Delray Beach’s crime rate is 8 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Delray Beach is 45 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 61.08% Democratic, 38.22% Republican, and 0.70% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:16


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 81%
    High school diploma
  • 6%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 19%
    Bachelors degree
  • 10%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Delray Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 11.30% of residents are unemployed in Delray Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Delray Beach residents: 14.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 18.81% are in the arts and sciences field, 21.9% are in the customer service field, 27% are in the sales field, 0.51% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.1% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 9% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 80.68%, 5.86% of residents have an associate’s degree, 19.11% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 9.99% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Delray Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 24 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Delray Beach have a few different options. 78% of commuters use their own cars, 13% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.

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