Miami Gardens, FL

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2020 Population
110,767
0.535% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2018 Median Age
35.6
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
17.3%
17.6% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$46,760
6.12% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$216,500
13.8% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
48,225
1.64% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Miami Gardens, FL had a population of 111k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $46,760. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Miami Gardens, FL declined from 111,363 to 110,767, a −0.535% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,064 to $46,760, a 6.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Miami Gardens, FL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (67.1%), White (Hispanic) (19.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.36%), Other (Hispanic) (3.29%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (2.52%).

None of the households in Miami Gardens, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

86.8% of the residents in Miami Gardens, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Miami Gardens, FL are St. Thomas University (835 degrees awarded in 2020), Florida Memorial University (184 degrees), and Advance Science International College (49 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Miami Gardens, FL was $216,500, and the homeownership rate was 66.6%.

Most people in Miami Gardens, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Miami Gardens, FL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Miami Gardens, FL is home to a population of 111k people, from which 86.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 33.3% of Miami Gardens, FL residents were born outside of the country (36.9k people).

In 2020, there were 3.51 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (74.3k people) in Miami Gardens, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.2k White (Hispanic) and 3.72k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

86.8%
2020 Citizenship
87.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 86.8% of Miami Gardens, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Miami Gardens, FL was 87.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Miami Gardens, FL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    74.3k ± 2.19k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    21.2k ± 2.14k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    3.72k ± 1.18k
28.3%
Hispanic Population
31.4k people

In 2020, there were 3.51 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (74.3k people) in Miami Gardens, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.2k White (Hispanic) and 3.72k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

28.3% of the people in Miami Gardens, FL are hispanic (31.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Miami Gardens, FL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,006,483 ± 24,039 people
  2. Haiti
    335,997 ± 14,118 people
  3. Colombia
    281,766 ± 12,945 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,006,483 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 335,997 and Colombia with 281,766.

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Foreign-Born Population

33.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
36.9k people
32.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
36k people

As of 2020, 33.3% of Miami Gardens, FL residents (36.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Miami Gardens, FL was 32.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    717 ± 192
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    355 ± 159
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    251 ± 108

Miami Gardens, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Miami Gardens, FL employs 48.2k people. The largest industries in Miami Gardens, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,237 people), Retail Trade (7,082 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (5,052 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,417), Public Administration ($51,337), and Information ($39,869).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,168. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

48.2k
2020 Value
± 2,097
1.64%
1 Year growth
± 5.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Miami Gardens, FL grew at a rate of 1.64%, from 47.4k employees to 48.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Miami Gardens, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,657 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,885 people), and Material Moving Occupations (3,779 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Miami Gardens, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

48.2k
2020 Value
± 2,097
1.64%
1 Year growth
± 5.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Miami Gardens, FL grew at a rate of 1.64%, from 47.4k employees to 48.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Miami Gardens, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,237 people), Retail Trade (7,082 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (5,052 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Miami Gardens, FL, though some of these residents may live in Miami Gardens, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$28,401
Median earning men ± $1,675
$27,452
Median earning women ± $2,082

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($57,938), Information ($39,643), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($37,736).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($50,475), Information ($40,012), and Construction ($36,333).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Florida. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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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. $94.8B
  2. $62.6B
  3. $59.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $94.8B, followed by Electronics ($62.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($59.6B).

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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$688B
2020 Value in Florida
$1.41T
Projected 2050 Value in Florida
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $688B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.41T by 2050.

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. $24.9B
  2. $19.2B
  3. $15.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $24.9B, followed by California with $19.2B and Texas and $15.8B.

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

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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.

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

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, excluding special elections, 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 Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Miami Gardens, FL awarded 1,068 degrees. The student population of Miami Gardens, FL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,880 male students and 3,702 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Miami Gardens, FL are Hispanic or Latino (435 and 45.1%), followed by Black or African American (332 and 34.4%), White (106 and 11%), and Unknown (51 and 5.29%).

The largest universities in Miami Gardens, FL by number of degrees awarded are St. Thomas University (835 and 78.2%), Florida Memorial University (184 and 17.2%), and Advance Science International College (49 and 4.59%).

The most popular majors in Miami Gardens, FL are Law (162 and 15.2%), Registered Nursing (136 and 12.7%), and General Business Administration & Management (129 and 12.1%).

The median tuition cost in Miami Gardens, FL for private four year colleges is $22,188.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Miami Gardens, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 50.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 6,582 (43.8% men and 56.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 6,582 students enrolled in Miami Gardens, FL, 43.8% men and 56.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 2,834 records, of which 56.6% were women and 43.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 37 degree-majors awarded
  2. 30 degree-majors awarded
  3. 92 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Miami Gardens, FL was General Business Administration & Management with 37 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Miami Gardens, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 835 degrees awarded
  2. 184 degrees awarded
  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was St. Thomas University with 835 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 397 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Miami Gardens, FL, which is 0.592 times less than the 671 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 435 degrees mean that there were 1.31 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 332 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($22,188) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,250) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,675) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.09% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (4.93M), Some college (3.6M), and Bachelors Degree (3.09M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Miami Gardens, FL was $216,500 in 2020, which is 0.942 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $190,200 to $216,500, a 13.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Miami Gardens, FL is 66.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Miami Gardens, FL have an average commute time of 33.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Miami Gardens, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Miami Gardens, FL is $46,760. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Miami Gardens, FL was Census Tract 99.03 with a value of $70,156, followed by Census Tract 95.04 and Census Tract 95.03, with respective values of $69,539 and $64,773.

Property

$216,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,788
$20,603
Median Property Taxes
±$1,223

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Miami Gardens, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Miami Gardens, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.6%
Homeownership
2020
70.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 66.6% of the housing units in Miami Gardens, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 99.03
  2. Census Tract 95.04
  3. Census Tract 95.03

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Miami Gardens, FL was Census Tract 99.03 with a value of $70,156, followed by Census Tract 95.04 and Census Tract 95.03, with respective values of $69,539 and $64,773.

The following map shows all of the places in Miami Gardens, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$46,760
Median Household Income
± $2,970
30.9k
Number of Households
± 1,633

In 2020, the median household income of the 30.9k households in Miami Gardens, FL grew to $46,760 from the previous year's value of $44,064.

The following chart displays the households in Miami Gardens, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Miami Gardens, FL is from Florida.
0.472
2020 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2019 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2020, the income inequality in Florida was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.5%)
  2. Carpooled (6.17%)
  3. Public Transit (5.04%)

In 2020, 83.5% of workers in Miami Gardens, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.17%) and those who used public transit to get to work (5.04%).

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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Commute Time

33.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Miami Gardens, FL have a longer commute time (33.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.45% of the workforce in Miami Gardens, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Miami Gardens, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Miami Gardens, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Miami Gardens, FL (18.9k out of 109k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Miami Gardens, FL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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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79.8% of the population of Miami Gardens, FL has health coverage, with 33.2% on employee plans, 26.4% on Medicaid, 9.75% on Medicare, 10% on non-group plans, and 0.444% 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 Miami-Dade County, FL see 1243 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.51% decrease from the previous year (1262 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1433 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 586 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,243 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Miami-Dade County, FL

Primary care physicians in Miami-Dade County, FL see an average of 1,243 patients per year. This represents a 1.51% decrease from the previous year (1,262 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Miami-Dade County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 22.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

20.2%
Uninsured
33.2%
Employer Coverage
26.4%
Medicaid
9.75%
Medicare
10%
Non-Group
0.444%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Miami Gardens, FL grew by 1.57% from 19.9% to 20.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Miami Gardens, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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