Miramar, FL

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Population

136,415

2% growth

Median Age

36.4


Median Household Income

$66,560

2.98% growth

Poverty Rate

10.1%


Number of Employees

69,365

3.89% growth

Median Property Value

$264,200

15.7% growth

About

In 2017, Miramar, FL had a population of 136k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $66,560. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Miramar, FL grew from 133,741 to 136,415, a 2% increase and its median household income grew from $64,632 to $66,560, a 2.98% increase.

The population of Miramar, FL is 44.2% Black or African American Alone, 36.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 10.9% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Miramar, FL speak a non-English language, and 87.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Miramar, FL are DeVry University-Florida (683 degrees awarded in 2016), Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Miami (373 degrees), and Brown Mackie College-Miami (286 degrees).

The median property value in Miramar, FL is $264,200, and the homeownership rate is 69.9%. Most people in Miramar, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30 minutes. The average car ownership in Miramar, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Miramar, FL employs 69.4k people. The largest industries in Miramar, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,848 people), Retail Trade (8,355 people), and Educational Services (5,113 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($67,244), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($64,722), and Information ($49,483).

Median household income in Miramar, FL is $66,560. Males in Miramar, FL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,078. The income inequality in Miramar, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,560

2017 value

± $4,977

2.98%

1 Year Growth

± 8.48%

Households in Miramar, FL have a median annual income of $66,560, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,632 in 2016, which represents a 2.98% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,931

Average Male Salary

± $842

$44,078

Average Female Salary

± $574

In 2017, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,227 ± $3,227

  2. Alaska Native

    $50,175 ± $47,169

  3. White

    $47,927 ± $556

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Miramar, FL is from Florida.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.259% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 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)

  1. Census Tract 1103.21

  2. Census Tract 1103.25

  3. Census Tract 1103.43

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Miramar, FL was Census Tract 1103.21 with a value of $106,319, followed by Census Tract 1103.25 and Census Tract 1103.43, with respective values of $103,427 and $91,667.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Miramar, FL (13.8k out of 136k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

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. Black

    6,986 ± 722

  2. White

    4,814 ± 674

  3. Hispanic

    4,793 ± 682

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Miramar, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

69.4k

2017 Value

± 2,807

3.89%

1 Year growth

± 5.45%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Miramar, FL grew at a rate of 3.89%, from 66.8k employees to 69.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Miramar, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,556 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,589 people), and Management Occupations (8,246 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Miramar, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Miramar, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,556 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,589 people), and Management Occupations (8,246 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Miramar, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.65 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.59 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.49 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Miramar, FL, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($75,259), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,941), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($67,895).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

69.4k

2017 Value

± 2,807

3.89%

1 Year growth

± 5.45%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Miramar, FL grew at a rate of 3.89%, from 66.8k employees to 69.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Miramar, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,848 people), Retail Trade (8,355 people), and Educational Services (5,113 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Miramar, FL, though some of these residents may live in Miramar, 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 Miramar, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,848 people), Retail Trade (8,355 people), and Educational Services (5,113 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Miramar, FL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.87 times higher than expected), Information (1.79 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Miramar, FL, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($67,244), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($64,722), and Information ($49,483).

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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

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

84.2% of the population of Miramar, FL has health coverage, with 49.8% on employee plans, 13.1% on Medicaid, 6.73% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 0.751% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Miramar, FL 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

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).

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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

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

15.8%

Uninsured

49.8%

Employer Coverage

13.1%

Medicaid

6.73%

Medicare

13.9%

Non-Group

0.751%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Miramar, FL declined by 15.3% from 18.6% to 15.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Miramar, 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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Diversity

Miramar, FL is home to a population of 136k people, from which 87.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Miramar, FL residents were born outside of the country (55.5k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Miramar, FL is composed of 60.3k Black or African American Alone residents (44.2%), 49.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (36.3%), 14.9k White Alone residents (10.9%), 7.36k Asian Alone residents (5.39%), 3k Two or More Races residents (2.2%), 1.29k Some Other Race Alone residents (0.943%), 75 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.055%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Miramar, FL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

25

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Miramar, FL was 36.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Miramar, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Miramar, FL residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    55.5k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Miramar, FL residents (55.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Miramar, FL was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Cuba

    951,787 ± 23,383 people

  2. Haiti

    321,904 ± 13,819 people

  3. Mexico

    272,262 ± 12,724 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

87.1%

2017 Citizenship

85.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 87.1% of Miramar, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Miramar, FL was 85.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    60.3k ± 2.35k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    49.5k ± 2.65k

  3. White Alone

    14.9k ± 1.75k

In 2017, there were 1.22 times more Black or African American Alone residents (60.3k people) in Miramar, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 49.5k Hispanic or Latino and 14.9k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Miramar, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Miramar, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Miramar, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Miramar, FL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    908 ± 355

  2. Vietnam

    634 ± 176

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    567 ± 259

Miramar, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Miramar, FL awarded 1,627 degrees. The student population of Miramar, FL is skewed towards women, with 1,132 male students and 1,460 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Miramar, FL are Black or African American (551 and 34.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (481 and 30.1%), White (266 and 16.7%), and Unknown (243 and 15.2%).

The largest universities in Miramar, FL by number of degrees awarded are DeVry University-Florida (683 and 42%), Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Miami (373 and 22.9%), and Brown Mackie College-Miami (286 and 17.6%).

The most popular majors in Miramar, FL are Culinary Arts & Chef Training (292 and 17.9%), General Business Administration & Management (188 and 11.6%), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (171 and 10.5%).

The median tuition costs in Miramar, FL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 222 degrees awarded

  2. 78 degrees awarded

  3. 72 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Miramar, FL was Culinary Arts & Chef Training with 222 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 683 degrees awarded

  2. 373 degrees awarded

  3. 286 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Miramar, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was DeVry University-Florida with 683 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

690

Degrees Awarded to Men

937

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 690 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Miramar, FL, which is 0.736 times less than the 937 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    551 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    481 degrees awarded

  3. White

    266 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Miramar, FL were to Black or African American students. These 551 degrees mean that there were 1.15 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 481 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Miramar, FL was $264,200 in 2017, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $228,400 to $264,200, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Miramar, FL is 69.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Miramar, FL have an average commute time of 30 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Miramar, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$66,560

Median Household Income

± $4,977

39.6k

Number of Households

± 1,933

In 2017, the median household income of the 39.6k households in Miramar, FL grew to $66,560 from the previous year's value of $64,632.

The following chart displays the households in Miramar, 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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Housing

Property Value

$264,200

2017 Median

± $9,723

$228,400

2016 Median

± $11,667

In 2017, the median property value in Miramar, FL grew to to $264,200 from the previous year's value of $228,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Miramar, 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 Miramar, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

69.9%

2017 Homeownership

71.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.9% of the housing units in Miramar, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Miramar, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Miramar, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Miramar, FL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

30 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Miramar, FL have a longer commute time (30 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.99% of the workforce in Miramar, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.8%

  2. Carpooled

    7.01%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.22%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Miramar, FL was Drove Alone (87.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.01%) and those who Worked At Home (2.22%).

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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