Miami-Dade County FL Information

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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, 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 4 96th
Diversity Index2 # 7 91st
Median Household Income # 35 49th
Per Capita Income # 35 49th

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

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Miami-Dade County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,581,623
Population in Households 2,542,054
Population in Familes 2,068,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 39,569
Population Density1 1,360
Diversity Index2 69
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 893,886
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 617,048
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,021,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 463,125 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 430,761 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 127,477 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $211,815
Average Home Value $283,940
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,967
Average Household Income $63,311
Per Capita Income $22,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.79% 1.06%
Households 0.71% 1.11%
Families 0.55% 1.0%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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.

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