Find Therapists and Counselors in Delray Beach, FL

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About Delray Beach

Delray Beach is a city is Palm Beach County, Florida. It has a land area of 16 square miles. Originally called “Linton,” the area was renamed “Delray” in 1898. The Town of Delray and Delray Beach merged to form the City of Delray Beach in 1927.

Delray Beach has 67,400 inhabitants. Eighty-seven percent of people in the city are American citizens (compared to a national rate of 93%). Delray Beach has a large retirement population. The median age in the city is 47 years.

Foreign-born residents make up 25% of the population in Delray Beach. The ethnic composition of the population is 57% white, 29% black, 10% Hispanic, and 2% Asian. Thirty percent of residents speak a language other than English at home. Delray Beach has 8,100 French Creole speakers, 4,900 Spanish speakers, and 600 French speakers.

In Delray Beach, roughly 35% of adults over age 25 have a bachelor’s degree. The median household income is $51,800. Sixty-two percent of families in Delray Beach own their home. Seventeen percent of residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Delray Beach

Alcohol abuse is a concern for some people in Palm Beach County. In 2012, 18% of high school students reported binge drinking. In 2013, 17% of adult residents engaged in heavy or binge drinking. 

In 2013, 14% of adults reported having a depression diagnosis at some point in their lives. Eleven percent of adults stated poor physical or mental health interfered with their usual activities in the previous month. County residents with mental health concerns stayed longer in the hospital emergency room than residents with physical issues.

Access to care is a major concern for cities in Palm Beach County. In the city of Delray Beach, 24% of residents do not have medical insurance.

References:

  1. Community health needs assessment. (2016). Retrieved from http://palmbeach.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/community-health-planning-and-statistics/_documents/2updated-community-health-assessment-april-2017.pdf 
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  4. History. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://delraybeach.com/history
  5. QuickFacts: Delray Beach city, Florida. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/delraybeachcityflorida/PST045216