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Ocean Ridge - Town vs. County Stats

Ocean Ridge - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Ocean Ridge: $1,911,900 / County Avg $1,031,400

93%

Avg Taxes in Ocean Ridge: $16,600 / County Avg $9,900

84%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Ocean Ridge: 2,859 / County Avg 2,345

61%

Avg Price per/ft2 in Ocean Ridge: $669 / County Avg $440

152%

Avg Walkscore in Ocean Ridge: 24 / County Avg 30

41%

Avg Year Built in Ocean Ridge: 1983 / County Avg 1987

50%

Avg Days on Website in Ocean Ridge: 141 / County Avg 123

57%

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Ocean Ridge was originally founded in 1931 as the Town of Boynton Beach, which was originally part of the Town of Boynton. Major Nathan S. Boynton toured the area in 1894, and established the Boynton Beach Hotel in 1897. The town of Boynton was incorporated in 1920. Due to disputes over beach area property taxes and the Town of Boynton's rising debt load, twelve homes created the Town of Boynton Beach in 1931. But in 1937, the Town Commission called a special emergency meeting over changing Boynton Beach's name, because mail was being missent to Daytona Beach due to the similarities in name. Marion White Bird, the daughter of then Mayor Michael White, suggested the name "Ocean Ridge" and won a contest for choosing a new name. The name was officially changed to "Ocean Ridge" in 1939. Two years later, the Town of Boynton itself changed its name, to "Boynton Beach".
Areas in Ocean Ridge FL
4120
4210
Palm Beach 4110 - 4120