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People

Total Population 3,654
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 50.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,165
Age of the Population 65

Families

% of people married 68.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 58.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $135,787
% Above Poverty Level 91.9%
% Below Poverty Level 8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 17.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.9%
Median Gross Rent $2,526
Median House Value $451,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
US/American 1.5%
English 6.4%
Irish 12.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Highland Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles NE of Boca Raton, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Palm Beach
Metro Area West Palm Beach - Boca Raton
Standard Zip Codes 33487
Phone Area Codes 561
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.399
Longitude -80.065

Highland Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station POMPANO BEACH
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 58 to 77 F
Apr Temp 66 to 83 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 71 to 87 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches
Station WEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance 19.8 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
Station HIALEAH
Distance 41.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boca Raton 89,793 $95,941
Briny Breezes 812 $60,000
Deerfield Beach 78,227 $48,555
Delray Beach 63,939 $60,202
Gulf Stream 677 $221,250
Hillsboro Beach 1,568 $104,583

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Highland Beach Public Libraries

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Highland Beach Library
3614 SOUTH OCEAN BLVD.
Highland Beach, Florida
(561) 278-5455

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