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Retire To Boca Raton, FL
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Boca Raton, Florida is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.



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Boca Raton Population
. 1990 2000 2010
Palm Beach County blank blank 1,320,134
Boca Raton 61,492 74,764 84,392



Boca Raton
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2014 .$385,31010.4%
Apr $391,366 . .
Mar $390,809 . .
Feb $343,821 . .
Jan $397,725 . .
2013 .$349,02919.1%
2012 .$292,994-1.1%
2011 .$296,151-9.0%
2010 . $325,515 -10.2%
2009 . $362,562 -14.3%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2014)
. Boca Raton GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $385,310 $345,000
Nearest Big City Miami na
Home Sales Price in Miami $259,000 $251,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 120% of Miami home prices 137%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2014)
. Boca Raton GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $385,310 $345,000
Monthly Rent $1,597 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 16.2 times the annual rent 17.0



Boca Raton
Cost of Living (2014)
130% GPTR 99 City Average
118%



Boca Raton Taxes
(2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 6.6% -- 29* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 105 days 19* -- 105 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Boca Raton Building Permits
(single family homes)
2013 54
2012 113
2011 218
2010 60
2009 17



Boca Raton Interactive Maps


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