Boca Raton is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida. In 2012 the population of Boca Raton was estimated at approximately 87,836; however there are about 200,000 people with a Boca Raton postal address, most of them living outside Boca Raton’s municipal boundaries.
Situated along Florida’s East Coast, Boca Raton enjoys 5 miles of ocean frontage where you will find a number of the city’s fine parks. Boca Raton is a beautiful city with extremely desirable neighborhoods, excellent schools; both public and private, a thriving entertainment and cultural scene and world class shopping, dining and hotels. This city offers the very best of everything.
There are two things that the city is widely known for; first as a popular retirement city, and second; as a thriving and affluent business center. Many successful nation-wide companies have their headquarters in Boca Raton, but the city is also home to many small businesses and innovative start-up companies. This successful business environment is an important element in the city’s financial stability and high quality of life.
The city of Boca Raton has a tropical rain-forest climate; although it just barely qualifies with only just enough precipitation to bump it into that category. The city enjoys warm summers with averages highs of 89-90 during the hottest months. The record high in Boca Raton was 99 degrees. In the winter the weather is rather mild with temperatures only dipping into the high 50’s during the coldest months.