Income/capita 74%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 14%
IndexBoca RatonFloridaNational
Income per capita$51,812$27,598$29,829
Median household income$72,970$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$89,957$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,283$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$47,133$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$27,029$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level9.3%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Boca Raton is 74% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Boca Raton is 32% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Boca Raton is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Boca Raton is 39% lower than the national average

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      Boca Raton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.2%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector5.2%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services7.9%7.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.7%17.0%
      Public administration2.1%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%1.2%
      Education, health & social services12.5%28.3%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lazy Lake, FL34$242,813339%
      Manalapan, FL270$209,375278%
      Golf, FL213$188,750241%
      Gulf Stream, FL660$183,125231%
      Sea Ranch Lakes, FL663$128,750133%
      Boca Raton, FL91,702$72,97032%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Westminster, CA91,635$55,2870%
      Miami Beach, FL91,784$47,21615%
      San Marcos, CA91,479$63,96016%
      Lynn, MA92,074$50,7748%
      Redding, CA91,320$44,57319%
      Boca Raton, FL91,702$72,97032%
      Source: The Boca Raton, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).