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Miami-Dade County, Florida   Add Favorite    0 Reviews | Review This Place


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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.


Regional center - South Atlantic Coast near the southern tip of the Florida Peninsula See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Florida
County: Miami-Dade County
Metro Area: Miami-Fort_Lauderdale-West_Palm_Beach
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Miami, Hialeah, ... 71 total
Zip Codes: 33012, 33186, ... 80 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 12 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Miami-Dade

    The unemployment rate in Miami-Dade County is 5.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Miami-Dade County jobs have Increased by 1.66 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Miami-Dade County's cost of living is 16.40% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Miami-Dade County's Cost of Living
    Miami-Dade County's population is 2,693,120 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 39.13 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Miami-Dade County is $253,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.00%. Check out the homes in the area.
    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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