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What Bert Has To Say About Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Metro Area

Miami has always been the commercial and cultural center for Florida and the nearby Caribbean, but in the past 30 years it has emerged as a world-class international hub and a gateway for all of Latin America. In many ways it serves as the central logistical and cultural hub of the entire Western Hemisphere. The inevitable result is a diverse and invigorating Latin culture superimposed upon what was already a major commercial, resort, and retirement area dating back to the 1920’s. Many think of it as a tourist center, but import/export and international financial trade with Latin countries make up a far larger part of the economy. These activities bring a large banking industry as well as cargo transport and warehousing; the manufacturing and corporate headquarters rosters are also growing. The city is busy- in many ways stressful- and the mix of cultures, heat, and poverty has occasionally boiled over into ethnic and civil strife. But the city is fun and undeniably alive.

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Quick Facts About Delray Beach

    The unemployment rate in Delray Beach is 4.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Delray Beach jobs have Increased by 1.94 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Delray Beach's cost of living is 0.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Delray Beach's population is 66,255 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 40.43 percent.
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Delray Beach is $166,500. Home appreciation the last year has been -9.25 percent.
    Delray Beach public schools spend $10,239 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Delray Beach.

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Great community
Delray is the best. Don't know about the other comment of people being nasty. I have not found that yet. Been vacationing here for 16 years and now living here for 2... (read more)
re: too crowded - 7/24/2006
Good riddance. Watch out for the banjo... (read more)
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