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Pros

-Cultural diversity
-Beaches and water recreation
-Entertainment

Cons

-Hurricane risk
-Cost of living
-Crime rates


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.

Highlights


Regional center - South Atlantic Coast near the southern tip of the Florida Peninsula See Local Real Estate
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City: West Miami
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 12 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About West Miami


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in West Miami is 5.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Miami jobs have Increased by 1.66 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, West Miami's cost of living is 28.30% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare West Miami's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    West Miami's population is 6,949 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 21.34 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in West Miami is $322,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.00%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    West Miami public schools spend $9,613 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in West Miami. Learn more...

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  10/1/2006
Wonderful weather,quaint little town within a city

We have the greatest climate in the USA.I live in a very safe,quiet town. We also have some of the worst traffic anywhere.We have THE RUDEST DRIVERS & THE WORST... (Read More)

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