Delray Beach, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 31,659 housing units in Delray Beach. This represents a 15% growth from 27,527 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 31,659 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Delray Beach is about 69.5%. Delray Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 15.5%. Average household size is 2.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Delray Beach were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom16.50%
Two Bedrooms51.50%
Three Bedrooms23%
Four Bedrooms5.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.21
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$127,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$62,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.25
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$892

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage6.60%
Home Equity Loan7.30%
Simple Mortgage53.40%
Debt Free32.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.5%