Miami-Dade County FL Information


Miami-Dade County Subdivisions

Miami-Dade County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,638,787
Population in Households 2,598,958
Population in Familes 2,115,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 39,829
Population Density1 1,391
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 914,739
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 631,320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,044,154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 465,910 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 448,829 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 129,415 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $244,817
Average Home Value $323,224


Median Household Income $44,622
Average Household Income $68,229
Per Capita Income $24,057
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 1.06%
Households 0.85% 1.04%
Families 0.74% 0.97%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.


Miami-Dade County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miami-Dade County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 5 94th
Diversity Index2 # 9 88th
Median Household Income # 32 54th
Per Capita Income # 33 52nd

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