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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-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.


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Quick Facts About Miami-Dade


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Miami-Dade County is 6.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Miami-Dade County jobs have Increased by 0.18 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Miami-Dade County's cost of living is 8.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Miami-Dade County's population is 2,512,219 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.55 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Miami-Dade County is $189,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 14.30 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Miami-Dade County 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-Dade County.

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