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Delray Beach Real Estate Analysis

City of Delray Beach

The first documented human activity within the area that would become the city of Delray Beach was the establishment of the Orange Grove House of Refuge by the United States Life-Saving Service, a predecessor to the United States Cost Guard, to assist survivors of shipwrecks off the coast of Florida. In 1884, a moderately-sized group of African-American settlers began farming west of the House of Refuge and eventually built the first school in the area. In 1984, William Linton, a postmaster from Michigan, bought a large amount of land near the coast and began selling it to farmers. Seeing the success of the Linton farms, Henry Flagler built a station there for the Florida East Coast Railroad. After an especially cold winter killed many crops in 1898, William Linton left his town, and it was renamed to Delray, which means “Of the King” in Spanish. Florida officially chartered Delray in 1911. During the 1920s, Delray’s economy shifted from the farming of pineapples and tomatoes to tourism and real estate. Modern utilities and roads were constructed, and hotels sprang up. In 1923, the area between the Florida East Cost Canal (which would later become part of the Intercoastal Waterway) and the ocean became Delray Beach, and in 1927 the towns east and west of the Canal merged under that name.

Delray Beach’s development into a tourism and residential center has continued into the modern era. The city is now home to many upscale beachside hotels and restaurants, and modern sporting and entertainment facilities exist alongside historical sites such as the former Delray Elementary School and High School built in 1913 (now Old School Square), the Cason Cottage, which was built in 1915, and the Marina Historic District, built between 1922 and 1943.

Delray Beach has a total land area of 15.37 square miles. The city’s population as of 2006 is estimated to be 64,757 people, and so its population density is about 4213 people per square mile of land. The current mayor of Delray Beach is Rita Ellis. Its sister cities are Moshi, Tanzania and Miyazu, Japan.


Delray Beach Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Delray Beach

4530 Nw 3rd St # B Delray Beach, FL 33445
Photo of 4530 Nw 3rd St # B, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (MLS # F10176889)
1 bed 2 baths 970 sqft $1,195
117 Sw 12th Ave Delray Beach, FL 33444
Photo of 117 Sw 12th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444 (MLS # F10180669)
5 beds 4 baths 2,617 sqft $321,000
1705 Palm Cove Blvd # 306 Delray Beach, FL 33445
Photo of 1705 Palm Cove Blvd # 306, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (MLS # F10180891)
1 bed 1 bath 1,144 sqft $155,000
2804 Regency Ct # . Delray Beach, FL 33445
Photo of 2804 Regency Ct # ., Delray Beach, FL 33445 (MLS # F10180786)
2 beds 1 bath 1,050 sqft $143,900
2713 Peer Ln Delray Beach, FL 33445
Photo of 2713 Peer Ln, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (MLS # F10180773)
2 beds 1 bath 800 sqft $1,350
9583 Moritz Way Delray Beach, FL 33446
Photo of 9583 Moritz Way, Delray Beach, FL 33446 (MLS # F10180741)
6 beds 8 baths 7,568 sqft $2,599,000
2000 S S Ocean Blvd # 202 Delray Beach, FL 33483
Photo of 2000 S S Ocean Blvd # 202, Delray Beach, FL 33483 (MLS # F10180734)
2 beds 2 baths 1,750 sqft $425,000
620 Ibis Drive Delray Beach, FL 33444
Photo of 620 Ibis Drive, Delray Beach, FL 33444 (MLS # F10180304)
3 beds 2 baths 1,700 sqft $2,800
5275 Grande Palm Circle Delray Beach, FL 33484
Photo of 5275 Grande Palm Circle, Delray Beach, FL 33484 (MLS # F10179044)
2 beds 2 baths 1,458 sqft $325,000
1526 Cormorant Road Delray Beach, FL 33444
Photo of 1526 Cormorant Road, Delray Beach, FL 33444 (MLS # F10180299)
3 beds 2 baths 1,507 sqft $519,000
555 Banyan Tree Ln # 202 Delray Beach, FL 33483
Photo of 555 Banyan Tree Ln # 202, Delray Beach, FL 33483 (MLS # F10180354)
2 beds 2 baths 1,300 sqft $1,900
14425 Strathmore Lane # 603 Delray Beach, FL 33446
Photo of 14425 Strathmore Lane # 603, Delray Beach, FL 33446 (MLS # F10180253)
2 beds 2 baths 1,250 sqft $1,600
1111 George Bush Blvd # G Delray Beach, FL 33483
Photo of 1111 George Bush Blvd # G, Delray Beach, FL 33483 (MLS # F10175571)
2 beds 3 baths 1,311 sqft $3,500
6112 N Huntwick Ter # 107 Delray Beach, FL 33484
Photo of 6112 N Huntwick Ter # 107, Delray Beach, FL 33484 (MLS # F10177468)
2 beds 2 baths 1,392 sqft $229,000
717 Nw 29th Ave # D Delray Beach, FL 33445
Photo of 717 Nw 29th Ave # D, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (MLS # F10137230)
2 beds 3 baths 1,384 sqft $169,999

Walk Score for Delray Beach

Delray Beach School Data

Delray Beach School Districts

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Delray Beach Schools

Atlantic High School
9-12, public
Plumosa School Of The Arts
PK-5, public
S. D. Spady Elementary School
PK-5, public
Pine Grove Elementary School
PK-5, public
Banyan Creek Elementary School
PK-5, public
Carver Middle School
6-8, public
Orchard View Elementary School
PK-5, public
Morikami Park Elementary School
PK-5, public
Trinity Lutheran School
PK-8, private
Unity School
PK-8, private
St Vincent Ferrer School
PK-8, private
St Mark Catholic School
PK-8, private
Bar & Ferg’s Academy
PK-3, private
Oak School of Delray Beach
n/a, private
Daughter Of Zion Jr Academy
PK-8, private
Mount Olive Christian School
PK-8, private
American Heritage School – Boca/Delray
PK-12, private
Seacrest Christian School
PK-5, private
Village Academy On The Art & Sara Jo Kobacker Campus
K-12, public
Toussaint L’ouverture High School
9-12, charter
Tomorrow’s Promise Community School
9-12, charter
St. Mary’s Anglican Christian Academy
4-8, private
South Area Elementary Transition School
3-5, public
Atlantic High Adult Education Center
n/a, public
Delray Full Service Adult Education
n/a, public

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