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Miramar, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Miramar is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Broward County at latitude 25.977 and longitude -80.3358. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Miramar, but most people and references simply refer to it as Miramar, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Miramar indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Miramar (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.38 sq. miles and a water area of 1.9 sq. miles.

City of Miramar, FL Boundary Map


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Miramar, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 125,429
Population in Households 125,343
Population in Familes 111,948
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density1 4,249
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 38,227
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 31,191
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 40,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,105 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,122 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,725 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $197,065
Average Home Value $230,914


Median Household Income $62,655
Average Household Income $81,177
Per Capita Income $24,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.65% 1.27%
Households 0.5% 1.21%
Families 0.35% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Miramar, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miramar to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 99th
Population Density1 # 147 84th
Diversity Index2 # 28 97th
Median Household Income # 137 85th
Per Capita Income # 404 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.