Gulf Stream, Florida

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Gulf Stream, Florida

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High Points

Gulf Stream strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Gulf Stream Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Gulf Stream Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Gulf Stream Well-Paid Single Men
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Gulf Stream Low Violent Crime
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Gulf Stream College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Gulf Stream Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Gulf Stream People in Middle Class or Better
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 14% Gulf Stream Low Property Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Gulf Stream Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Gulf Stream, Florida

Comparing Gulf Stream to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 2
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 3
Short Commute Times 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 8 4
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 6 9

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Gulf Stream Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles S of Boynton Beach, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Palm Beach
Metro Area West Palm Beach - Boca Raton
Standard Zip Codes 33483
Phone Area Codes 561
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.493
Longitude -80.055

Gulf Stream Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 57 to 75 F
Apr Temp 65 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 71 to 85 F
Annual Precip 61.3 inches
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 59 to 76 F
Apr Temp 66 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 72 to 86 F
Annual Precip 64.1 inches
Distance 47.8 miles
Jan Temp 62 to 78 F
Apr Temp 70 to 84 F
Jul Temp 79 to 92 F
Oct Temp 74 to 87 F
Annual Precip 66 inches
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Gulf Stream Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 716 100%
Male 346 48.3%
Female 370 51.7%
Under 18 107 14.9%
18+ 609 85.1%
65+ 272 38%
Median Age 56
Average Family Size 2.55
White 683 95.4%
African-American 7 1%
Asian 10 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 8 1.1%
Mixed Race 7 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 2.9%

Estimated Gulf Stream Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 751
Growth 35
Growth % 4.9%

Gulf Stream Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 18.4%
Irish 16.7%
German 14.6%
US/American 10%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.2%
Scottish 6.5%
Italian 6.5%
Greek 2.2%
Polish 2.2%
Russian 1.5%
Finnish 1.4%
Arab/Arabic 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Dutch 1%
European 0.9%
Austrian 0.9%
Jordanian 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Armenian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Slovene 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
African 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Eastern European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gulf Stream 716 $186,777
Boynton Beach 60,389 $47,546
Briny Breezes 411 $55,500
Delray Beach 60,020 $51,195
Hypoluxo 2,015 $64,375
Lantana 9,437 $40,089
Ocean Ridge 1,636 $99,184
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