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Boca Raton
Palm Beach County, Florida

33428, 33431, 33432, 33433, 33434, 33486, 33496, 33498

Page Contents for Boca Raton, Florida

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.




Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Boca Raton is approximately 74,764 (2000), 84392 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 33,043 (1990), 36778 (2010).
The amount of land area in Boca Raton is 70.41 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Boca Raton is 27.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 4.951 sq kilometers.
The distance from Boca Raton to Washington DC is 883 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 380 miles. (as the crow flies)
Boca Raton is positioned 26.37 degrees north of the equator and 80.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Boca Raton elevation is 16 feet above sea level.
Boca Raton median income is $ 60,248 (2000).
The Boca Raton median home price is $ 230,200 (2000).
The average low temperature is 68 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 84 degrees F.


in southeastern Florida about 38 miles from Hialeah. Other nearby communities include Highland Beach, Boca Del Mar, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach Highlands, Crystal Lake and Hamptons at Boca Raton.
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tropical. This is a Weather page for Boca Raton.
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History & History Related Items

The Florida East Coast Canal and the Florida East Coast Railway both contributed in making the area available to new settlers in the 1890s. Within ten years, the area had developed into a good agricultural area with many pineapple farms. Joseph Sakai, a Japanese immigrant, was one of these farmers. He founded the community in 1904.

A history page for Boca Raton, Florida. Also try this history page for the city. it gives a nice explanation of the name for the city.
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The settling of Boca Raton


The founding of Boca Raton


The incorporation of Boca Raton



Boca Pops Orchestra
100 N.E. First Avenue
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
Phone: 561/391-7677
Florida Philharmonic Orchestra
980 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
Phone: 561/392-7230
A page about the cultural arts in the Boca Raton area.
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Boca Raton City Government

City of Boca Raton
201 W. Palmetto Park Road
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 561/393-7700

Boca Raton has a five-member City Council. It also has an appointed city manager, who acts as an administrator for the city.

Boca Raton Chamber

Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
1800 N. Dixie Highway
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
Phone: 561/395-4433

Boca Raton Organizations

Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
1800 N. Dixie Highway
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
Phone: 561/395-4433

Boca Raton Libraries

City Library
200 N.W. Boca Raton Boulevard
Boca Raton, Florida
Phone: 561/393-7852

Boca Raton Schools

Boca Raton Community High School
1501 N.W. 15th Court
Boca Raton, Florida 33486
Phone: 561/338-1400

Olympic Heights Community High School
20101 Lyons Road
Boca Raton, Florida 33434
Phone: 561/852-6900

Spanish River Community High School
5100 Jog Road
Boca Raton, Florida 33496
Phone: 561/241-2200

Palm Beach Community College, South Campus
3000 St. Lucie Avenue
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Phone: 561/367-4500

Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
P.O. Box 3091
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Phone: 561/367-3000

Lynn University
3601 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Phone: 561/994-0770 Boca Raton


The total area of the city of Boca Raton is 27.14 square miles. The city is slightly over five miles at its widest point, and extends north and south approximately seven miles.
The median family income in Boca Raton is $ 67,245 a year. The median Househould income is $ 52,143 a year. The median age for the total population in the city is 43.7 years. The average Household size is 2.26 persons. The average sales price of a home in Boca Raton is $ 215,764.

The population of Boca Raton was:
1990 - 68,272
2000 - 74,764

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