Boca Raton is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida incorporated in May 1925. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 74,764; the 2006 population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 86,396. However, the majority of the people under the postal address of Boca Raton, about 200,000 in total, are not actual residents of municipal Boca Raton. This is due to the county's stringent annexation laws passed in 2004. It is estimated that on any given day, there are roughly 350,000 people in the city itself. By population and land mass, Boca Raton is the largest city between West Palm Beach and Pompano Beach, Broward County.