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Miami, Florida
San Diego, California
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Miami is 186% more densely populated than San Diego.
People are 6% less likely to be married in San Diego.
The Median Age is 5.2 years older in Miami.

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PEOPLE
 Miami, FLSan Diego, CAUnited States
 Population441,0031,394,928321,418,820
 Population - 2010391,4581,282,800308,745,538
 Population - 2000362,4701,223,400285,036,114
 Population - 1990358,5481,110,549251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now23.00%25.61%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now21.67%14.02%12.76%
 Pop. Density12,2874,29091
 Land Area363253,531,905
 Water Area2047264,837
 Median Age39.133.937.4
 Female Population50.34%49.63%50.81%
 Male Population49.67%50.38%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Miami, FLSan Diego, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.30%6.32%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.95%5.79%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.73%5.59%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.62%3.53%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.33%4.92%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.27%7.65%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.57%17.89%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4415.09%13.63%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.13%13.00%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.95%5.58%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.23%4.87%5.72%
 Age 65 to 748.07%6.10%7.64%
 Age 75 to 845.31%3.49%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.45%1.65%1.85%
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 RACE
 Miami, FLSan Diego, CAUnited States
 White11.14%43.65%62.77%
 Black16.66%6.38%12.24%
 Asian0.82%16.39%4.95%
 Native American0.07%0.25%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.38%0.16%
 Other0.14%0.17%0.20%
 Two or More Races0.44%3.25%2.13%
 Hispanic70.73%29.54%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic29.27%70.46%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Miami, FLSan Diego, CAUnited States
 Households152,525479,079116,211,000
 Family Households84,962286,46576,958,100
 Non Family Households67,563192,61439,253,000
 Household Size2.672.722.63
 Married Population38.80%45.23%50.58%
 Single Population61.20%54.77%49.42%
 Now Married34.41%43.24%48.41%
 Married but Separated4.39%1.99%2.17%
 Never Married40.71%40.23%32.55%
 Widowed6.60%4.54%5.95%
 Divorced13.88%10.00%10.92%
 Married, w/children23.04%34.85%31.68%
 Married, no children32.96%37.75%41.44%
 Single, w/children23.56%16.27%16.94%
 Single, no children20.43%11.12%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Miami

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