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What Bert Has To Say About Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami 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.


Quick Facts About Miami Shores

    The unemployment rate in Miami Shores is 6.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Miami Shores jobs have Increased by 0.18 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Miami Shores's cost of living is 50.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Miami Shores's population is 10,482 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -5.80 percent.
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Miami Shores is $415,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 15.10 percent.
    Miami Shores public schools spend $10,414 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17 students per teacher in Miami Shores.

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