Friday, February 11, 2011

City of Boynton Beach, Florida General Info

Boynton Beach is a city belonging to the Palm Beach County, Florida, USA. It is also the principal city of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.  This city is known as the Gateway to the Gulf Stream.
logo of Boynton Beach


Map of Florida highlighting Boynton Beach
Boynton Beach has a total area of 16.25 square miles (42 km²). It has a land area of 15.88 square miles (41 km²) and a water area of .37 square miles (1 km²), according to the United States Census Bureau.


In 2000, the city’s total population was 60,389 consisting of 26,210 households, and 15,673 families residing in the city. It is highly populated place with a density of 3,803.5/mi² (1,468.3/km²). But in 2006, the census reaches up to 66,714 according to the University of Florida, Bureau of Economic and Business Research. The people of Boynton Beach comprise Whites (70.36%), African American (0.22%), Native American (1.52%), and Asian (0.05%). As of 2000, speakers of English accounted for 80.09% of all residents, while French Creole comprised 7.51%, Spanish was at 7.30%, French consisted of 1.02%, Italian at 0.97%, and German made up 0.87% of the population. 

Boynton Beach

Additionally, Boynton Beach had the twenty-eighth highest percentage of Haitians in the US, with 6.50% of the city's population.

Boynton Beach’s economy prospered with the services sector as it major contributor. Finance, insurance, real estate and retail trade comprised the service sector. A great factor that has helped increase these markets is Boynton’s tourism.  The median income for a household in the city was $39,845, and the median income for a family was $47,546. In addition, Males had a median income of $32,503 while females have $26,399. The city has a per capita income of $22,573. However, the poverty line of the population has a significant percentage of 7.4% (for the families) and 10.2% of the entire population.


Cool Beach of Boynton

Since Boynton Beach is in the state of Florida, the climate is warm and sunny all year round. However, hurricanes strike the state usually between August and October.  The temperature during summer reaches up to 32°C while during winter it reaches up to 22°C.Additionally, the average temperature of the city during January is 0.39 while July it is 4.66.


Boynton Beach Florida is a city in the southern part of the sunny state, Florida. It has great hotels like the Holiday Inn and Suites,Hampton Inn, Golden Sands Inn, and more. 

Seashore of Boynton Beach

The city also boasts for its white-sand beaches, and rich natural diversity. In fact, it has a spacious tropical garden at Alberts & Merkel Brothers and the beautiful and educational Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Nat’l Wildlife Refuge and Mangrove Nature Park. In Boynton, you can also go snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, and saltwater fishing. For tourists who love sports, they can also enjoy golfing with the city’s numerous golf courses. For tennis enthusiasts, composite courts at the Tennis Center can also be found in the city.

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