Miami-Dade County, Florida (FL)

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County population in 2012: 2,591,035 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 2,253,362 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 360,923
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 122,951
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 449,333
Renter-occupied apartments: 383,478 (it was 327,441 in 2000)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

33%

Land area: 1946 sq. mi.

Water area: 485.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 1313 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Miami-Dade County: 107.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.6%), Construction (12.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  • Hispanic or Latino (65.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (17.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (15.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 1,208,364  (43.6%)
Females: 1,288,071  (56.4%)
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Miami-Dade County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Miami-Dade County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,913 ($35,966 in 1999)

This county:

$41913
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $961 (lower quartile is $744, upper quartile is $1,262)
This county:

$961
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $192,500 (it was $113,200 in 2000)
Miami-Dade:

$192,500
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,900 - $309,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $311,150
Here:

$311,150
State:

$243,181

Townhouses or other attached units: $185,043
Here:

$185,043
State:

$161,350

In 2-unit structures: $193,925
Here:

$193,925
State:

$161,056

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,899
Here:

$143,899
State:

$143,318

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $273,334
Here:

$273,334
State:

$215,295

Mobile homes: $72,423
Here:

$72,423
State:

$58,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $106,090
Here:

$106,090
State:

$50,225
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,620
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $509

Institutionalized population: 20,640

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Miami-Dade County, FL map from a distance

Health of residents in Miami-Dade County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
67.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
37.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
79.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
68.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 184 pounds. This is less than average.
Average weight of females is 154 pounds. This is about average.
14.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 5998 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2001: 6828 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2002: 6374 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2003: 8740 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2004: 9603 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2005: 9922 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2006: 6548 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2007: 3246 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 1086 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2009: 624 buildings, average cost: $202,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,495 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,074 (1.1%)

Miami-Dade County household income distribution in 2009 Miami-Dade County home values distribution Miami-Dade County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.0%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.0% for American Indian residents, 18.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.2% for other race residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.0%
Miami-Dade County:

21.0%
Florida:

17.0%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.6% for American Indian residents, 22.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.2% for other race residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 40 years old, Other race residents: 37 years old)

Area name: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Miami-Dade County is $752 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $911 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1205 a month.

Cities in this county include: Miami, Kendale Lakes-Lindgren Acres, Hialeah, Kendall-Perrine, Northwest Dade, North Westside, South Westside, Miami Beach, Kendall, North Miami.

Miami-Dade County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
33010Hialeah240333333
33012Hialeah1102020
33013Hialeah203030
33014Hialeah6542----
33015Hialeah36827----
33016Hialeah2441010
33018Hialeah20----
33030Homestead55243030
33031Homestead2642----
33032Homestead302311181118
33033Homestead2931110110
33034Homestead1010----
33035Homestead160----
33054Opa Locka3859090
33055Opa Locka--140140
33056Opa Locka605050
33090Homestead--1010
33107Miami10----
33111Miami10----
33122Miami10----
33125Miami1001010
33126Miami1304040
33127Miami--3030
33129Miami1001010
33130Miami30----
33131Miami617----
33132Miami10----
33133Miami129123030
33134Miami14854040
33135Miami20119119
33137Miami130----
33138Miami6103030
33139Miami Beach6702020
33140Miami Beach550----
33141Miami Beach6301010
33142Miami105050
33143Miami16512----
33144Miami5205050
33145Miami21105050
33146Miami14113----
33147Miami40100100
33149Key Biscayne366----
33150Miami105050
33153Miami--1010
33154Miami Beach254----
33155Miami6123714714
33156Miami31614----
33157Miami2891018111811
33158Miami929----
33160North Miami Beach2051010
33161Miami4209090
33162Miami2642020
33165Miami240150150
33166Miami2481010
33167Miami4303030
33168Miami1663030
33169Miami606060
33170Miami10303030
33172Miami13925----
33173Miami6722425425
33174Miami703030
33175Miami2305050
33176Miami23016120120
33177Miami258813813
33178Miami16019----
33179Miami3931010
33180Miami334201010
33181Miami160----
33182Miami502020
33183Miami51181010
33184Miami100----
33185Miami284----
33186Miami557351010
33187Miami3010----
33189Miami3502020
33190Miami80----
33193Miami3520----
33196Miami22461----

2005 air pollution in Miami-Dade County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.014 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.087 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.071 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 26 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 56 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 20 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Miami-Dade County: Fountain Plaza (A), Palm Drive Shopping Plaza (B), Quail Roost Plaza (C), Dade Correctional Institution (D), Flamingo Plaza (E), Smallpox Tommies Seminole Village (F), Smallpox Tommies Camp (G), Southern and Caribbean Agencies Air Marine Terminals Wharf (H), River Marine Terminal Wharf (I), Pioneer Shipping Wharf (J), Miami - Haiti Terminal Wharf (K), Jones Boat Yard Upper Wharf and Piers (L), Jones Boat Yard Lower Wharf and Slip (M), Island Shipping and Terminals Wharf (N), International Marine Terminal Wharf (O), Byrd Diving and Salvage Upper Wharf (P), Byrd Diving and Salvage Lower Wharf (Q), Auto - Marine Engineers Wharf (R), Atlas Iron Processors Wharf (S), Stanley Franks Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cutler Ridge Mall (1), South Miami Heights Shopping Center (2), Midway Mall (3), Essex Village Shopping Center (4), Village Shopping Center (5), Palm Springs Village Shopping Center (6), Keystone Point Shopping Center (7), Sunset Village Shopping Center (8), Biscayne Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Miami-Dade County include: Redland Church (A), Graham Baptist Church (B), Graham Mission (C), South Dade Church (D), Saint Andrew Church (E), B'nai Israel Synagogue (F), Coconut Grove United Methodist Church (G), Modello Baptist Church (H), Covenant Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Palm Memorial Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and swamps: Monroe Lake (A), Henry Lake (B), Ninemile Pond (C), Lake Chekika (D), Pouratis Pond (E), Cuthbert Lake (F), Taylor Slough (G), Lake Joanne (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Little River (A), Taylor River (B), East Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Miami-Dade County include: Homestead Bayfront Park (1), Orchard Jungle (2), Crandon County Park (3), Francis S Taylor Wildlife Management Area (4), Crandon Park (5), Virginia Beach County Park (6), Everglades Wildlife Management Area Conservation Area 3B (7), Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park (8), Black Point Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Haulover Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Broward County , Collier County , Monroe County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 160,435
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,147,765 (47% naturalized citizens)

Miami-Dade County:

50.9%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 244,846
  • 1990 to 1994: 171,213
  • 1985 to 1989: 151,923
  • 1980 to 1984: 173,011
  • 1975 to 1979: 64,577
  • 1970 to 1974: 88,590
  • 1970 to 1974: 114,893
  • 1965 to 1969: 138,712

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.6%

Miami-Dade County marital status for males Miami-Dade County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Miami-Dade County with a mortgage: 258,002 (33,736 second mortgage, 22,962 home equity loan, 842 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 77,813

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Miami-Dade County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic544,44965
Evangelical Protestant271,814922
Other71,458200
Black Protestant60,07494
Mainline Protestant40,287146
Orthodox4,44010
None1,503,913-
Miami-Dade County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 597
Miami-Dade County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 285
This county:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 473
Miami-Dade County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1,610
This county:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Miami-Dade County:

7.9%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Miami-Dade County:

20.5%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Miami-Dade County:

The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 0.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 0 years

Tornado activity:

Miami-Dade County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 5123072.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 153 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/17/1959, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Miami-Dade County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 394.8 miles away from Miami-Dade County center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 338.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 389.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 310.2 miles away from Miami-Dade County center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 628.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Miami-Dade County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Cuba (46%)
  • Nicaragua (8%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Haiti (6%)
  • Dominican Republic (3%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Jamaica (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Miami-Dade County (%):

  • Haitian (5%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Jamaican (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • English (2%)

Miami-Dade County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 663,902 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 131,302 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 38,249 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 335 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5,701 (1%)
  • Railroad: 1,385 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 65 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,352 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 890 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4,079 (0%)
  • Walked: 19,367 (2%)
  • Other means: 8,547 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 24,149 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Miami-Dade County, Florida in 2000:

  • 10,136 people in nursing homes
  • 7,338 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6,409 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5,201 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4,645 people in state prisons
  • 3,500 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,459 people in other group homes
  • 1,145 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 967 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 749 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 572 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 506 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 458 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 445 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 438 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 393 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 376 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 369 people in religious group quarters
  • 270 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 219 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 201 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 160 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 105 people in halfway houses
  • 96 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 83 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 56 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 48 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 46 people in military ships
  • 26 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 24 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 19 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 13 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Miami-Dade County, Florida in 2010:

  • 10,608 people in college/university student housing
  • 6,899 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3,628 people in state prisons
  • 3,166 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2,747 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2,393 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 2,029 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,962 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 1,623 people in federal detention centers
  • 1,378 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,317 people in federal prisons
  • 850 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 634 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 213 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 203 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 146 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 145 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 57 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 37 people in military ships
  • 22 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,842.

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Florida average:

7.97%


0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($885 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

0.12%
Florida average:

0.11%

3.37% relocated from other counties in Florida ($15,530 average AGI)
2.67% relocated from other states ($17,510 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

2.67%
Florida average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Broward County, FL  1.69% ($30,341 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.29% ($30,356)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.20% ($23,705)
from Orange County, FL  0.16% ($22,524)
from Lee County, FL  0.12% ($23,548)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.08% ($39,818)
from New York County, NY  0.08% ($106,527)


5.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,145 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Florida average:

7.17%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($824 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

0.10%
Florida average:

0.12%

3.16% relocated to other counties in Florida ($19,527 average AGI)
1.82% relocated to other states ($13,793 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

1.82%
Florida average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Broward County, FL  1.87% ($31,999 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.24% ($33,950)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.17% ($22,336)
to Orange County, FL  0.14% ($25,555)
to Lee County, FL  0.09% ($26,834)
to New York County, NY  0.07% ($59,303)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.06% ($38,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Miami-Dade County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Miami-Dade County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Miami-Dade County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 321,353 (287,005 aged, 34,348 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.02
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13798.99
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 352.170
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29408.28

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1442.790
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 799.830
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.03

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49.9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77.61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.26
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 13040.636659

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 88.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 60.1
  • Cut/Pierce - 8.4
  • Suffocation - 2.6
  • Struck by/against - 1.3
  • Other - 15.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 87.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 39.2
  • Suffocation - 20.9
  • Poisoning - 10.8
  • Fall - 6.6
  • Drowning - 3.5
  • Cut/Pierce - 2.0
  • Other - 4.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,456,378

Size of family households: 189,583 2-persons, 154,921 3-persons, 132,862 4-persons, 68,835 5-persons, 30,773 6-persons, 25,937 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 204,223 1-person, 48,264 2-persons, 7,054 3-persons, 2,630 4-persons, 1,178 5-persons, 578 6-persons, 514 7-or-more-persons.

319,467 married couples with children.
152,668 single-parent households (27,448 men, 125,220 women).

32.1% of residents of Miami-Dade County speak English at home.
59.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
7.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $15,597,387,000 ($6599 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $541,594,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,040,550,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,546,903,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $59,639,000
Federal grants: $4,864,730,000
Federal procurement contracts: $671,878,000 ($286,872,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,413,687,000 ($153,574,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $38,270,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $982,761,000
Federal Government insurance: $57,419,070,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 176,141
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 90,783
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +208,877
Here:

+88 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -168,493
Here -71 per 1000 residents
State +59 per 1000 residents

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 394.29 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.1
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

2.8
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 8,666
  • 2000 to 2004: 142,084
  • 1990 to 1999: 121,829
  • 1980 to 1989: 153,260
  • 1970 to 1979: 191,042
  • 1960 to 1969: 133,376
  • 1950 to 1959: 144,577
  • 1940 to 1949: 59,355
  • 1939 or earlier: 39,866
Rooms in houses/apartments in Miami-Dade County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7,931
  • 2 rooms: 37,254
  • 3 rooms: 80,529
  • 4 rooms: 53,430
  • 5 rooms: 75,451
  • 6 rooms: 78,069
  • 7 rooms: 58,466
  • 8 rooms: 34,555
  • 9+ rooms: 23,648
  • 1 room: 59,748
  • 2 rooms: 80,706
  • 3 rooms: 73,048
  • 4 rooms: 56,513
  • 5 rooms: 31,623
  • 6 rooms: 15,360
  • 7 rooms: 6,337
  • 8 rooms: 2,768
  • 9+ rooms: 1,338
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Miami-Dade County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 30,318
  • 1 bedroom: 57,880
  • 2 bedrooms: 118,493
  • 3 bedrooms: 159,682
  • 4 bedrooms: 68,205
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14,755
  • no bedroom: 72,695
  • 1 bedroom: 123,967
  • 2 bedrooms: 90,889
  • 3 bedrooms: 31,977
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,922
  • 5+ bedrooms: 991
Cars and other vehicles available in Miami-Dade County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 29,059
  • 1 vehicle: 148,947
  • 2 vehicles: 187,586
  • 3 vehicles: 60,280
  • 4 vehicles: 18,021
  • 5+ vehicles: 5,440
  • no vehicle: 82,264
  • 1 vehicle: 152,553
  • 2 vehicles: 75,670
  • 3 vehicles: 12,953
  • 4 vehicles: 2,589
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,412

56% of Miami-Dade County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% lived in Florida.

Miami-Dade County:

55.7%
State average:

51.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $106,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Miami-Dade County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (90.5%)
  • No fuel used (3.9%)
  • Utility gas (3.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Electricity (86.2%)
  • No fuel used (6.7%)
  • Utility gas (5.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31,082
Here:

11.9%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16,983
Here:

11.5%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 34,217
Here:

26.0%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Miami-Dade County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $416,840,000
    Parks and Recreation: $128,029,000
    Regular Highways: $111,641,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $95,512,000
    Financial Administration: $53,261,000
    General - Other: $43,887,000
    Sewerage: $34,002,000
    Water Utilities: $20,462,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,949,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,626,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,304,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,457,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,017,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,017,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,223,000
    Police Protection: $1,015,000
    Solid Waste Management: $831,000
    General Public Buildings: $21,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $1,380,005,000
    Transit Utilities: $433,620,000
    Police Protection: $412,524,000
    General - Other: $380,896,000
    Air Transportation: $343,553,000
    Solid Waste Management: $305,000,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $284,921,000
    Housing and Community Development: $277,547,000
    Local Fire Protection: $245,514,000
    Correctional Institutions: $159,068,000
    Parks and Recreation: $148,526,000
    Sewerage: $139,253,000
    Water Utilities: $119,126,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $95,293,000
    Financial Administration: $85,689,000
    Corrections - Other: $68,172,000
    Health - Other: $61,053,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $57,826,000
    Libraries: $51,804,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $51,300,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,601,000
    Regular Highways: $33,113,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,111,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,026,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $8,447,000
    Toll Highways: $5,762,000
    Parking Facilities: $1,590,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $619,524,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $502,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulations: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $9,794,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $44,295,000
    Sewerage: $22,668,000
    Water Utilities: $13,642,000
    Police Protection: $10,712,000
    Financial Administration: $6,367,000
    Libraries: $5,888,000
    Regular Highways: $2,136,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,893,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,822,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,496,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,383,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,282,000
    Corrections - Other: $550,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $444,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $435,000
    General - Other: $294,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,298,653,000

Miami-Dade County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,084,419,000
    Air Transportation: $497,274,000
    Sewerage: $260,381,000
    Solid Waste Management: $247,715,000
    All Other: $243,342,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $85,006,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,944,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,009,000
    Toll Highways: $6,085,000
    Parking Facilities: $2,480,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $615,250,000
    Housing and Community Development: $254,261,000
    Transit Utilities: $25,537,000
    General Local Government Support: $638,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,833,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $289,249,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $110,706,000
    Special Assessments: $105,449,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,267,000
    Rents: $8,600,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,836,000
    Sale of Property: $1,744,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $170,905,000
    Transit Utilities: $94,737,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $221,473,000
    Transit Utilities: $66,850,000
    Health and Hospitals: $55,200,000
    All Other: $54,331,000
    Highways: $15,295,000
    Sewerage: $114,000
    Water Utilities: $114,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,283,366,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $203,627,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $118,751,000
    NEC: $95,487,000
    Other Selective Sales: $95,340,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $61,848,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $12,703,000

Miami-Dade County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,032,764,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,999,132,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,947,325,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,510,804,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,599,030,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $631,249,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $565,399,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $194,728,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,690,000

Miami-Dade County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,613,765,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,495,325,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,867,607,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Miami-Dade County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 347 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4,651$171,4075,527$272,51510,047$232,272511$147,01278$4,056,8852,396$276,22028$77,857
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED469$169,013952$281,0011,877$230,314236$78,17425$15,516,080422$269,04017$58,529
APPLICATIONS DENIED2,204$164,8623,454$258,53411,061$229,4901,186$83,19046$2,884,8262,708$231,58659$61,847
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1,071$169,6151,370$285,2853,955$230,752209$142,22533$2,305,848814$246,81215$121,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS388$165,320535$277,1251,515$238,39163$161,7941$500,000355$256,4702$60,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 276 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED268$237,58244$236,5913$280,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED447$243,55786$253,72118$196,278
APPLICATIONS DENIED119$221,02546$224,5223$204,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$255,26527$246,5563$255,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS107$266,30821$248,66711$254,273

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Miami-Dade County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria12,96682.4 years
Jose8,95976.1 years
John7,70073.3 years
William7,13874.1 years
Mary6,49878.6 years
Joseph6,11876.1 years
James5,16870.1 years
Charles4,68874.3 years
Robert4,66169.2 years
George4,36174.3 years
Most common last names in Miami-Dade County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez6,72477.2 years
Gonzalez6,16277.6 years
Garcia5,04577.8 years
Perez4,92776.7 years
Hernandez4,17276.6 years
Fernandez4,01678.4 years
Martinez3,32377.1 years
Lopez3,03477.0 years
Diaz3,01077.3 years
Smith2,98272.3 years
Businesses in Miami-Dade County, FL
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness3Kincaid1
7-Eleven26Kmart9
ALDO11Knights Inn1
AT&T60Kohl's3
Abercrombie & Fitch3Kroger1
Abercrombie Kids2LA Fitness18
Ace Hardware17La Quinta5
Advance Auto Parts61La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale7Lane Bryant3
Aerosoles1Lane Furniture10
American Eagle Outfitters3LensCrafters10
Ann Taylor11Levi Strauss & Co.3
Apple Store4Little Caesars Pizza28
Applebee's4Loews1
Arby's5Long John Silver's3
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's4
Audi2Macy's12
AutoZone25Marriott31
Avenue5Marshalls15
BMW2MasterBrand Cabinets21
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2Mazda3
Bakers6McDonald's99
Bally Total Fitness8Men's Wearhouse8
Banana Republic8Motel 61
Barnes & Noble3Motherhood Maternity16
Baskin-Robbins7New Balance21
Bath & Body Works9New York & Co4
Baymont Inn1Nike162
Bebe6Nissan4
Bed Bath & Beyond8Nordstrom5
Ben & Jerry's9Office Depot20
Bentleymotors.Com1OfficeMax11
Best Western8Old Navy10
Blockbuster34Olive Garden3
Brooks Brothers3On The Border2
Brookstone5Outback6
Budget Car Rental10Outback Steakhouse6
Buffalo Wild Wings2Pac Sun5
Burger King72Panda Express5
Buybuy BABY1Panera Bread6
CVS69Papa John's Pizza21
Cache8Payless54
CarMax1Penske17
Casual Male XL3PetSmart7
Charlotte Russe4Pier 1 Imports7
Chevrolet7Pizza Hut38
Chick-Fil-A3Plato's Closet1
Chico's4Popeyes12
Chipotle6Pottery Barn2
Chuck E. Cheese's4Pottery Barn Kids1
Church's Chicken9Publix Super Markets68
Cinnabon 2Quality1
Clarks4Quiznos22
Cold Stone Creamery11RadioShack42
Comfort Inn2Ramada3
Comfort Suites1Red Lobster6
Costco4Red Roof Inn1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid1
Crate & Barrel1Rooms To Go8
Curves5Ruby Tuesday3
DHL91Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing4
Dairy Queen14SAS Shoes11
Days Hotel1Saks Fifth Avenue2
Days Inn5Sam's Club1
Decora Cabinetry4Sears29
Dennys22Sephora7
Domino's Pizza19Sheraton1
DressBarn1Skechers USA9
Dressbarn1Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts44Soma Intimates1
Econo Lodge1Spencer Gifts3
Express9Sprint Nextel22
Extended Stay America3Staples12
Extended Stay Deluxe1Starbucks77
Famous Footwear7Steak 'n Shake1
FedEx325Subaru2
Finish Line3Subway50
Firestone Complete Auto Care14Super 81
Foot Locker23T-Mobile81
Ford7T.G.I. Driday's6
Forever 216T.J.Maxx9
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Taco Bell38
GNC50Talbots2
GameStop52Target9
Gap14The Athlete's Foot3
Goodwill11The Cheesecake Factory3
Gymboree6The Limited3
H&R Block46The Room Place2
Haagen-Dazs14Tire Kingdom17
Hilton16Toyota6
Holiday Inn19Toys"R"Us17
Hollister Co.5Travelodge2
Home Depot17True Value5
Homestead Studio Suites3U-Haul106
Honda6UPS287
Hot Topic4Urban Outfitters3
Howard Johnson2Value City Furniture1
Hyatt5Vans25
Hyundai4Verizon Wireless15
IHOP15Victoria's Secret17
IZOD1Volkswagen4
J.Crew3Walgreens61
JCPenney6Walmart8
Jamba Juice4Wendy's9
JoS. A. Bank2Westin1
Johnny Rockets10Wet Seal4
Jones New York29Whole Foods Market4
Journeys4YMCA6
Justice5Z Gallerie1
KFC39

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