Income/capita 16%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 24%
IndexDelray BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$34,728$27,598$29,829
Median household income$51,829$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,410$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,269$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$31,379$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$24,218$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level17.2%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Delray Beach is 16% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Delray Beach is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Delray Beach is 24% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Delray Beach is 14% higher than the national average

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      Delray Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.4%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services5.2%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.0%16.2%
      Public administration2.6%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%2.3%
      Education, health & social services12.9%31.7%

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      Manalapan, FL270$209,375278%
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      Parkland, FL28,354$128,292132%
      Highland Beach, FL3,689$100,06381%
      Delray Beach, FL65,044$51,8296%

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      San Clemente, CA65,082$97,21076%
      Laguna Niguel, CA64,984$97,89477%
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      Youngstown, OH65,161$24,44856%
      Rockville, MD65,171$101,77484%
      Delray Beach, FL65,044$51,8296%
      Source: The Delray Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).