Miami Gardens, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Miami Gardens, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Miami Gardens had a population of 111,598 as of July 1, 2018. Miami Gardens 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 Gardens is located at latitude 25.942 and longitude -80.2456 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Miami Gardens (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.79 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Miami Gardens (GNIS ID: 2404249) 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 City of Miami Gardens is located within Miami Gardens CCD of Miami-Dade County.

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Miami Gardens, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 111,598
Population in Households 110,162
Population in Familes 95,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,436
Population Density2 6,122
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $44,584
Average Household Income $57,177
Per Capita Income $17,565


Total Housing Units 34,871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,328 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,901 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,641 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $185,200
Average Home Value $211,694


Total Households 33,230
Average Household Size 3.32
Family Households 25,980
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.49% 0.65%
Households 0.38% 0.55%
Families 0.33% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Miami Gardens, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miami Gardens to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 18 98th
Population Density # 79 92nd
Diversity Index # 223 76th
Median Household Income # 575 38th
Per Capita Income # 797 13th

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