Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
6.2M
0.649% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
Median Age
41.1

Poverty Rate
15.4%

Median Household Income
$56,328
3.77% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$298,800
7.21% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
3.04M
2.47% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL had a population of 6.2M people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $56,328. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL grew from 6.16M to 6.2M, a 0.649% increase and its median household income grew from $54,284 to $56,328, a 3.77% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL are White (Hispanic) (39.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (29.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.9%), Other (Hispanic) (3.72%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%). 54.1% of the people in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL speak a non-English language, and 82.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL are Florida International University (13,942 degrees awarded in 2017), Broward College (12,856 degrees), and Miami Dade College (11,801 degrees).

The median property value in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL is $298,800, and the homeownership rate is 59.9%. Most people in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL is 2 cars per household.

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL borders Clewiston, FL, Key West, FL, Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL, Okeechobee, FL, and Port St. Lucie, FL.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Florida, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Florida (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 49% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.2%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, FL with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Florida
49% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Florida
  1. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Florida was Holmes County, FL with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Florida colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL is home to a population of 6.2M people, from which 82.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 39.5% of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL residents were born outside of the country (2.45M people).

In 2018, there were 1.33 times more White (Hispanic) residents (2.46M people) in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.84M White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.24M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL are Spanish (2,489,153 speakers), Haitian (300,136 speakers), and Portuguese (72,410 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL
  1. White (Hispanic)
    2.46M ± 19.3k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.84M ± 3.09k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.24M ± 7.64k
45.8%
Hispanic Population
2.84M people

In 2018, there were 1.33 times more White (Hispanic) residents (2.46M people) in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.84M White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.24M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

45.8% of the people in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL are hispanic (2.84M people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,489,153 speakers (42.5%)
  2. Haitian
    300,136 speakers (5.13%)
  3. Portuguese
    72,410 speakers (1.24%)

54.1% of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL was Spanish. 42.5% of the overall population of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL are native Spanish speakers. 5.13% speak Haitian and 1.24% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

39.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.45M people
39.1%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
2.41M people

As of 2018, 39.5% of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL residents (2.45M people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL was 39.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

31
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
50
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,028,508 ± 24,290 people
  2. Haiti
    339,246 ± 14,186 people
  3. Colombia
    285,400 ± 13,028 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,028,508 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 339,246 and Colombia with 285,400.

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Citizenship

82.9%
2018 Citizenship
82.4%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 82.9% of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL was 82.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    62,511 ± 3,328
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    33,009 ± 3,538
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    24,378 ± 3,011

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL is $56,328. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL was St. Johns County, FL with a value of $80,712, followed by Monroe County, FL and Santa Rosa County, FL, with respective values of $71,973 and $70,787.

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,612. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL employs 3.04M people. The largest industries in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (393,166 people), Retail Trade (351,483 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (267,301 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($75,532), Utilities ($61,089), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,141).

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,328
2018 value
± $732
3.77%
1 Year Growth
± 1.92%

Households in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL have a median annual income of $56,328, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,284 in 2017, which represents a 3.77% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Florida.
$62,257
Average Male Salary in Florida
± $878
$46,612
Average Female Salary in Florida
± $604

In 2018, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Florida
  1. Asian
    $56,219 ± $3,256
  2. White
    $51,352 ± $590
  3. American Indian
    $40,596 ± $5,196

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Florida.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2018 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2017 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2018, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.214% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL was St. Johns County, FL with a value of $80,712, followed by Monroe County, FL and Santa Rosa County, FL, with respective values of $71,973 and $70,787.

The following map shows all of the counties in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL (921k out of 5.99M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    565,361 ± 6,078
  2. Hispanic
    454,076 ± 5,521
  3. Black
    282,078 ± 4,307

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.04M
2018 Value
± 32,799
2.47%
1 Year growth
± 1.55%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL grew at a rate of 2.47%, from 2.97M employees to 3.04M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (374,203 people), Sales & Related Occupations (372,228 people), and Management Occupations (323,626 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (374,203 people), Sales & Related Occupations (372,228 people), and Management Occupations (323,626 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.54 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.48 times), and Legal Occupations (1.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($75,354), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($66,820), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($66,396).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.04M
2018 Value
± 32,799
2.47%
1 Year growth
± 1.55%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL grew at a rate of 2.47%, from 2.97M employees to 3.04M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (393,166 people), Retail Trade (351,483 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (267,301 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, though some of these residents may live in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (393,166 people), Retail Trade (351,483 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (267,301 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.69 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.57 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($75,532), Utilities ($61,089), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,141).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57.1B
  2. $44.9B
  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $57.1B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($44.9B) and Gasoline ($41.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$457B
2015 Value in Florida
$714B
Projected 2045 Value in Florida
56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Florida trade was $457B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $714B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $17.7B
  2. $15.1B
  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $17.7B, followed by Texas with $15.1B and California and $10.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL awarded 97,488 degrees. The student population of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL is skewed towards women, with 137,772 male students and 201,304 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL are Hispanic or Latino (42,023 and 45.8%), followed by White (22,231 and 24.2%), Black or African American (18,739 and 20.4%), and Unknown (3,655 and 3.99%).

The largest universities in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL by number of degrees awarded are Florida International University (13,942 and 14.3%), Broward College (12,856 and 13.2%), and Miami Dade College (11,801 and 12.1%).

The most popular majors in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (17,569 and 18%), General Business Administration & Management (6,955 and 7.13%), and Registered Nursing (4,782 and 4.91%).

The median tuition costs in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL are $16,200 for private four year colleges, and $2,424 and $8,712 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 2,199 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 2,099 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 1,548 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL was Registered Nursing with 2,199 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 13,942 degrees awarded
  2. 12,856 degrees awarded
  3. 11,801 degrees awarded
$2,424
Median In-State Public
$16,200
Median Private

In 2017, the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Florida International University with 13,942 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

37,547
Degrees Awarded to Men
59,941
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 37,547 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, which is 0.626 times less than the 59,941 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    42,023 degrees awarded
  2. White
    22,231 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    18,739 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 42,023 degrees mean that there were 1.89 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 22,231 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL was $298,800 in 2018, which is 1.3 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $278,700 to $298,800, a 7.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL is 59.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$298,800
2018 Median
± $3,086
$278,700
2017 Median
± $2,862

In 2018, the median property value in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL grew to to $298,800 from the previous year's value of $278,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$56,328
Median Household Income
± $732
2.14M
Number of Households
± 25,213

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.14M households in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL grew to $56,328 from the previous year's value of $54,284.

The following chart displays the households in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.9%
2018 Homeownership
59.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 59.9% of the housing units in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.79% of the workforce in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    77.7%
  2. Carpooled
    9.16%
  3. Worked At Home
    5.7%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL was Drove Alone (77.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.16%) and those who Worked At Home (5.7%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

84.5% of the population of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL has health coverage, with 37.4% on employee plans, 18% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 0.966% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Florida was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Florida see 1376 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1735 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 703 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.9%). Additionally, Liberty County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,376 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,376 patients per year. This represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1,379 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Florida in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Florida
$4,606
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,175
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,229
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.5%
Uninsured
37.4%
Employer Coverage
18%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
16.1%
Non-Group
0.966%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL N/A by N/A from N/A% to 15.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 16.9% prevalence
  2. 15.8% prevalence
  3. 15.5% prevalence

Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 16.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Florida by county over multiple years.

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