Boca Raton FL Homes for Sale
Located in Palm Beach County Florida, Boca Raton was incorporated back in 1925 and is home to nearly 100,000 residents. However, twice that amount have a Boca Raton address better outside the city limits. These areas include new developments like West Boca Raton and the business center. Boca Raton is considered one of the wealthiest communities in South Florida and is just 40 miles north of Miami and home to the main campus of the Florida Atlantic University.
Boca Raton is also home to the headquarters of Office Depot, ADT, Lynn University, and the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. It’s home to the Town Center Mall, and upscale shopping center and the largest indoor mall in Palm Beach County.
As I mentioned earlier, the majority of Boca Raton lies outside the actual city limits. There are several large master plan developments, gated communities and of course classic to southern Florida, a number of golf courses. Many of the communities are actually large enough to be their own Census-designated places such as Boca Del Mar and Boca Pointe, however, it’s all still Boca Raton respectively.
As with many South Florida areas our weather is what draws a lot of people here either seasonally or permanently. Our average highs in the summer can reach in the low 90s with the average lows being around the mid-70s.
Boca Raton is part of the Palm Beach school district and is served by four public high schools, five public middle schools, and 12 elementary schools. There is a variety of alternative schooling as well including the Alexander D Henderson University school, and of course, the Florida Atlantic University originally founded back in 1961. The Palm Beach State College also has a Boca Raton campus adjacent to the Florida Atlantic University and the Lynn University, a four-year coeducational institution. Many of the public schools in Boca Raton receive excellent ratings by great schools.org for state test scores, academics, and extracurricular activities.