Miami, FL 33179 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33179: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Miami, FL 33179

Acceptable Alternative
Miami Gardens, FL 33179
N Miami Beach, FL 33179
North Miami Beach, FL 33179

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 849
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,156
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 9,151
  • County: Miami-Dade County
  • Centroid: Latitude 25.955, Longitude -80.184
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Miami, FL 33179 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 44,327
Population in Households 44,153
Population in Familes 35,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 174
Population Density1 7,892
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 17,399
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 11,147
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,127 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,272 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,783 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $136,427
Average Home Value $209,960


Median Household Income $44,199
Average Household Income $60,716
Per Capita Income $23,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.27% 1.27%
Households 1.2% 1.28%
Families 1.02% 1.16%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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, FL 33179 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33179 to the other 965 ZIP Codes 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 # 87 91st
Population Density1 # 30 97th
Diversity Index2 # 37 96th
Median Household Income # 535 45th
Per Capita Income # 544 44th

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