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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.


Regional center - South Atlantic Coast near the southern tip of the Florida Peninsula See Local Real Estate
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City: Plantation
Zip Codes: 33324, 33317, ... 2 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 12 ft above sea level

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    The unemployment rate in Plantation is 3.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Plantation jobs have Increased by 1.23 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Plantation's cost of living is 21.20% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Plantation's Cost of Living
    Plantation's population is 92,560 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 38.79 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Plantation is $284,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -10.99%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Plantation public schools spend $9,109 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Plantation. Learn more...

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I have lived near Plantaiton for over 15 years and lived in it for about 4. This is truely a grat place to live. There are great little neighbohoods that are great to... (Read More)



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