Miami-Dade County, Florida 

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Population

2,693,120

39% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$43,099

Avg. Home Price

$290,400

Best Places to Live in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Regional center - South Atlantic Coast near the southern tip of the Florida Peninsula
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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Florida
County: Miami-Dade County
Metro Area: Miami-Fort_Lauderdale-West_Palm_Beach
City: Miami, Hialeah, 71 total
Zip Codes: 33012, 33186, 33157, 33015, 33177, 33165, 33125, 33142, 33161, 33175, 80 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 12 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Miami-Dade County is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Miami-Dade County jobs have increased by 1.66%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Miami-Dade County's cost of living is 30.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Miami-Dade County's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Miami-Dade County's population is 2,693,120 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 39.13%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Miami-Dade County is $290,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.92%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Miami-Dade County public schools spend $9,613 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.3 students per teacher in Miami-Dade County. Learn More...

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ZIP CODES IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA
33012, 33186, 33157, 33015, 33177, 33165, 33125, 33142, 33161, 33175, 80 total
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