Boca Raton, Florida
Boca Raton, Florida is a small to medium-size city in the south part of Palm Beach County, Florida. The city has a population of about 75,000. However, if the incorporated area of the Boca Raton is added, the population swells to 200,000. The Atlantic Ocean comprises the city's eastern boundary and the intracoastal divides the Eastern and Western parts of the city.
Boca Raton is known for its distinguished architecture of Addison Mizner and the city continues to maintain a strict development code, including the size and types of commercial buildings, building signs and advertisements.
Boca Raton became a city in 1925. The literal translation of "Boca Raton" is "Mouse Mouth" (the "mouse " in Spanish is "raton" ) . The Spanish word boca meaning mouth is also used to describe inlet. Boca Raton has a colorful history. A sizable Japanese community raised a pineapples and farmed the area that became known as Yamato.
Boca Raton is known for its Affluent social community and high income demographic. As of 2010 there were 44,539 households and in which about 25% of children under the age of 18 living with them. 53.1% were married couples living together. According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household was $67,531 and the median income for a family was $92,057. As of 2000 English was spoken by 79.89% of the population and Spanish by 9.28%. The balance of the languages spoken are French, Portuguese, Creole and Italian.
The people of Boca Raton are served by the South County Courthouse located in Delray Beach a short distance north. The courthouse is a full-service courthouse handling all types of divorce and family cases as well as probate, civil and criminal cases. Our office routinely represents people in divorce and family law matters and probate cases in the South County Courthouse. Our office has been representing clients in South County for 38 years and we are familiar with the judges and support staff in the South County Courthouse. Protect your rights by calling us at (561) 833-2772 or contact our office online.