Miami Shores, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Miami Shores, Florida - Basic Facts

The Village of Miami Shores had a population of 10,769 as of July 1, 2016. Miami Shores ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Miami Shores is located at latitude 25.867 and longitude -80.1783 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Miami Shores (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.49 sq. miles and a water area of 1.29 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Village of Miami Shores (GNIS ID: 2407502) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Miami Shores is located within Miami CCD of Miami-Dade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Miami Shores population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Miami Shores, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,769
Population in Households 9,906
Population in Familes 7,873
Population in Group Qrtrs 863
Population Density1 4,326
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 3,737
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 2,416
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,044 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,043 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 694 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 307 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $416,558
Average Home Value $467,924


Median Household Income $85,729
Average Household Income $115,736
Per Capita Income $43,410
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 1.03%
Households 0.66% 1.01%
Families 0.57% 1.01%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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 Shores, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miami Shores to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 303 67th
Population Density1 # 151 84th
Diversity Index2 # 121 87th
Median Household Income # 49 95th
Per Capita Income # 103 89th

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