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Delray Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

The community name may derive for Spanish phrase meaning of the king

The latitude of Delray Beach is 26.461N. The longitude is -80.073W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 63,321.


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Median household income
Local
$43,371
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Delray Beach demographic reports
Delray Beach is on the Atlantic Ocean
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 521. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 8.2 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Art & Jazz on the Avenue - June 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Delray Beach web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Atlantic Dunes Park
Historic sites and museums: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Cason Cottage Museum, Cornell Museum of Art and History
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National index: 100
Local index: 136

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Delray Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Palm Beach County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, West Palm Beach area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33484 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Delray Beach residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Delray Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Delray Beach was $29,350, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Delray Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Delray Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $704.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,141.


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Libraries in Delray Beach include Delray Beach Library, West Atlantic Branch Library ... View libraries

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Palm Beach County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Delray Beach political report.

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Delray Beach restaurants taking online reservations include Bice - Delray, Gotham City Restaurant & Bar, Sundy House - De La Tierra Restaurant ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Delray Beach workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 27 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Delray Beach between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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