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Boynton Beach, Florida
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be the motivating factor in deciding what care choice works best. The median home value in Boynton Beach is about $165,007 and the median rent is about $969 per month a month. The rent burden for Boynton Beach is about 20.1% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 53.6% are female and 46.4% are male. The median age of Boynton Beach is 43 years old. Racially, the population of Boynton Beach is 15.8% Hispanic, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 63.5% white, 1.8% Asian, 1.9% other or not specified, 1.5% mixed race, 0.1% Native American, and 31.1% black. In terms of education, 28.5% have a high-school diploma, 8.3% have a graduate degree, and 27.9% have a college degree. Boynton Beach has a population density of 1,856 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Boynton Beach consists of 77,702 people. In Boynton Beach, 7.1% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Boynton Beach, 8.3% are widows, 63.0% participate in the labor force, 16.7% live in poverty, and 17.7% do not have health insurance.
An overview of Florida
The state of Florida has 218 hospitals and 108 health centers, providing care to a population of 21,626,797. The three highest ranked hospitals in Florida are St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center. Florida is ranked 13th in quality of life and 29th in healthcare. The natural beauty of Florida is ranked 21st in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Florida has a cost of living index rating of 99, a grocery index rating of 104, and a housing index rating of 95.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 35% of Florida residents attend religious services among the 15,611 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges. In Florida, 34% of the population is over the age of 55.The median age in the state is 42. During the latest presidential election, 49% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Florida ranks 8th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Florida is around 4.54 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 11.50 inches. On average, the humidity rating for Florida is around 75%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of September. The average air quality index rating in Florida is 37.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 79F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 36F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Florida is around 82F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66F in the month of June. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Florida
The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of blackjack, a wide variety of palms, beautyberry, and southern magnolia. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the fox squirrels, the six species of sea turtle, the west Indian (Florida) manatee, or the mockingbird. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.