Boca Raton is one of the wealthiest areas in Florida. "A City for All Seasons," Boca Raton provides residents with sun and sand, as well as a successful business side. Single family homes, both big and small, are available for higher than average prices. Condominiums are available in the business district for those looking to be closer to work and nightlife. For those looking for something more, three of Boca Raton's gated communities are in the top ten most expensive.
Stretched over almost 30 miles, Boca Raton has plenty to do and see. Many residents enjoy water activities, which can be found along its shoreline. Snorkeling offers the opportunity to see live reefs. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is a great place to learn about the local environment with sea tanks, boardwalk trails, and a butterfly garden. Many neighborhoods are very close to restaurants and shopping, too. Mizner Park is the most popular area of downtown Boca Raton. It is in the financial district, making a night out to dinner and a concert at the Mizner Park Amphitheater easy after a long day at work. From Boca Raton Museum of Art to Red Reef Park, there is plenty to do and see in the city.
With over 89,000 residents that actually live within the city limits, Boca Raton is a huge business center that significantly increases its population during business hours. The area has seen a great deal of development since the early 2000's, with many high-rise, mixed-use building being planned and built. The population is diverse and made up mostly of young to middle aged couples and families. With the average rating of 9/10 for all schools in the city, Boca Raton is a great place for education. Top rated, both public and private schools are a great choice for neighborhood children. Colleges are also close by for those who want to stay home for college. Employment opportunities range from tourism and hospitality to professional and skilled work. The headquarters of Office Depot and GEO Group are located in Boca Raton. Other companies such as American Media, Luxury Resorts, Vitacost, and BMI Gaming can be found here. Science and technology research is also developing in the area at The Research Park. Driving, walking, or taking the public transportation, Boca Raton provides residents with a great deal of fun, work, and education opportunities that are hard to pass up in any season of the year.