West Miami, FL

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2022 Population
7,104
0.197% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.6
1.96% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
16.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$73,525
23.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$412,300
13.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, West Miami, FL had a population of 7.1k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $73,525. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of West Miami, FL grew from 7,090 to 7,104, a 0.197% increase and its median household income grew from $59,436 to $73,525, a 23.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Miami, FL are White (Hispanic) (44%), Two+ (Hispanic) (32.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (6.7%), Other (Hispanic) (5.74%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.74%).

None of the households in West Miami, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

76.5% of the residents in West Miami, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in West Miami, FL are Florida Education Institute (185 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in West Miami, FL was $412,300, and the homeownership rate was 57.2%.

Most people in West Miami, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in West Miami, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

West Miami, FL is home to a population of 7.1k people, from which 76.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 61.4% of West Miami, FL residents were born outside of the country (4.37k people).

In 2022, there were 1.35 times more White (Hispanic) residents (3.13k people) in West Miami, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.31k Two+ (Hispanic) and 476 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

76.5%
2022 Citizenship
79%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 76.5% of West Miami, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in West Miami, FL was 79%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in West Miami, FL
  1. White (Hispanic)
    3.13k ± 616
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.31k ± 625
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    476 ± 168
84.2%
Hispanic Population
5.98k people

In 2022, there were 1.35 times more White (Hispanic) residents (3.13k people) in West Miami, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.31k Two+ (Hispanic) and 476 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

84.2% of the people in West Miami, FL are hispanic (5.98k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in West Miami, FL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

61.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.37k people
60.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.27k people

As of 2022, 61.4% of West Miami, FL residents (4.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in West Miami, FL was 60.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    42 ± 70
  2. Vietnam
    37 ± 53
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    23 ± 34

West Miami, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of West Miami, FL employs 3.75k people. The largest industries in West Miami, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (735 people), Educational Services (421 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (360 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($108,313), Information ($103,636), and Public Administration ($86,364).

Occupations

3.75k
2022 Value
± 514
−1.81%
1 Year decline
± 19.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in West Miami, FL declined at a rate of −1.81%, from 3.82k employees to 3.75k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in West Miami, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (552 people), Management Occupations (490 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (400 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of West Miami, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.75k
2022 Value
± 514
−1.81%
1 Year decline
± 19.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in West Miami, FL declined at a rate of −1.81%, from 3.82k employees to 3.75k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in West Miami, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (735 people), Educational Services (421 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (360 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of West Miami, FL, though some of these residents may live in West Miami, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,500
Median earning men ± $19,506
$34,220
Median earning women ± $4,192

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($250,001), Manufacturing ($109,313), and Public Administration ($93,365).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($85,682), Manufacturing ($66,364), and Information ($52,708).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in West Miami, FL awarded 185 degrees. The student population of West Miami, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 218 male students and 462 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in West Miami, FL are Hispanic or Latino (181 and 97.8%), followed by Black or African American (4 and 2.16%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in West Miami, FL by number of degrees awarded are Florida Education Institute (185 and 100%).

The most popular majors in West Miami, FL are Pharmacy Technician (46 and 24.9%), Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (40 and 21.6%), and Baking & Pastry Arts (29 and 15.7%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in West Miami, FL was $412,300 in 2022, which is 1.46 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $363,700 to $412,300, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in West Miami, FL is 57.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in West Miami, FL have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in West Miami, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$412,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$37,591
$1,542
Median Property Taxes
±$298

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In West Miami, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in West Miami, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

57.2%
Homeownership
2022
60.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.2% of the housing units in West Miami, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.5%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 59.01
  2. Census Tract 59.04

The following map shows all of the places in West Miami, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$73,525
Median Household Income
± $27,096
2.7k
Number of Households
± 425

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.7k households in West Miami, FL grew to $73,525 from the previous year's value of $59,436.

The following chart displays the households in West Miami, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for West Miami, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.8%)
  3. Carpooled (6.56%)

In 2022, 76.5% of workers in West Miami, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.8%) and those who carpooled to work (6.56%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in West Miami, FL have a shorter commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.63% of the workforce in West Miami, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in West Miami, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in West Miami, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in West Miami, FL (870 out of 7.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in West Miami, FL is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.5% of the population of West Miami, FL has health coverage, with 42.2% on employee plans, 20.4% on Medicaid, 9.22% on Medicare, 17.3% on non-group plans, and 0.312% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Miami-Dade County, FL see 1211 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.57% decrease from the previous year (1243 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1403 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 528 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,211 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Miami-Dade County, FL

Primary care physicians in Miami-Dade County, FL see an average of 1,211 patients per year. This represents a 2.57% decrease from the previous year (1,243 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Miami-Dade County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16.6% under 18 years, 20.7% between 18 and 34 years, 44.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.5%
Uninsured
42.2%
Employer Coverage
20.4%
Medicaid
9.22%
Medicare
17.3%
Non-Group
0.312%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in West Miami, FL declined by 4.93% from 11% to 10.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in West Miami, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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