Delray Beach

Intimate beach town with a glamorous edge


Welcome to Delray Beach, FL

A dreamscape of postcard-perfect views and luxurious amenities, Delray Beach appeals to people from all walks of life. Its local history can be perceived with a walk through its many historic districts, teeming with iconic landmarks that have held up the town’s reputation as a leading force in Florida’s preservation of historical gems. Luxury estates and charming bungalows line the quiet streets alongside modern condominiums, idyllic beach houses and waterfront homes with docks for yachts. With a vibrant roster of cultural events and endless adventures on white sandy beaches, lush parks, decadent dining venues, and museums, residents are attracted to Delray Beach for the high-quality lifestyle it guarantees. Gaze at murals in Pineapple Grove or sip classic cocktails at a sophisticated bar. Coastal serenity, plentiful sunshine, and a life of fun activities await in this coastal town.

What to Love

  • Upbeat community culture 
  • Family-friendly attractions
  • Pleasant year-round weather
  • Gorgeous ocean views and sunsets
  • Amazing restaurants
  • Good schools close to home

Local Lifestyle

Delray Beach is a city of young families, professionals, tourists, and retirees looking for a vibrant beachside retreat with plenty of prestige. Draped in a mixed urban-suburban feel, Delray Beach is beloved for its laid-back atmosphere and community-oriented vibes. Those who enjoy art are satiated at Pineapple Grove, a premier art destination teeming with galleries, bars, shops, and restaurants, while nature lovers enjoy the trails of Wakodahatchee Wetlands or wander the grounds of Morikami Japanese Gardens. With a lovely concentration of bars, live music venues, parks, and beaches, it’s no doubt that Delray Beach is considered the USA’s “Most Fun Small Town.”

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Downtownis the heart of “Florida’s Village by the Sea,” where chic local boutiques jostle for space alongside high-end retailers on Atlantic Avenue, and beautiful murals take up the walls along streets bustling with commerce and culture. Boasting six distinct blocks — Beachside, The Set, US1, The Ave, SOFA, and Pineapple Grove — exploring the treasures downtown is a dream come true for many foodies and shoppers.
Go in for yummy pies and seafood platters at the sleek Atlantic Grille, where patio seats are available for guests and live music sometimes thrills the atmosphere. Burt & Max’s welcomes you to a dazzling palm tree-strewn setting for relishing pub classics and New American dishes paired with cocktails and beer. Enjoy scenic views of the Intracoastal from the stylish patio of Deck 84, shaded in colorful umbrellas and serving yummy plates of crispy calamari, mussels and shrimp tacos.

Things to Do

Delray Beach flourishes with the charm of its Japanese sister city, boasting the lush Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, a scenic expanse of six lush gardens inspired by separate eras and styles of Japanese gardens constructed in honor of the spirits of ancient master gardeners. Vibrant exhibits come alive to showcase contemporary Japanese culture in the museum, while guests can kick back for a meal or two at the Cornell Cafe before leaving the grounds.
Spend your afternoon under the sun at the Delray Municipal Beach, an oasis of sugary-white sands and blue ocean waters, where people flock for beach volleyball, swimming, and snorkeling. The colorful Pineapple Grove Arts District welcomes you to a paradise of art galleries, public art pieces, and awe-inspiring murals, the most notable of which is the giant pineapple mural that has become a popular backdrop for selfies taken at Pineapple Grove.


Delray Beach is served by The School District of Palm Beach County, renowned for its highly-rated academic programs and great extracurricular activities. Top educational opportunities include:



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Overview for Delray Beach, FL

77,039 people live in Delray Beach, where the median age is 49.9 and the average individual income is $45,747.48. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

49.9 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Delray Beach, FL

Delray Beach has 32,256 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Delray Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 77,039 people call Delray Beach home. The population density is 3,990.46 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.98 / 52.02%

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