Miami Gardens, FL

Census Place

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2022 Population
111,618
0.0788% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.2
2.41% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.4%
3.43% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$56,071
9.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$299,700
18.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
50,303
3.73% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Miami Gardens, FL had a population of 112k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $56,071. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Miami Gardens, FL declined from 111,706 to 111,618, a −0.0788% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,067 to $56,071, a 9.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Miami Gardens, FL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (62.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (13.4%), White (Hispanic) (13.3%), Other (Hispanic) (4.11%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (2.45%).

None of the households in Miami Gardens, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

86% of the residents in Miami Gardens, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Miami Gardens, FL are St. Thomas University (1,051 degrees awarded in 2022) and Florida Memorial University (253 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Miami Gardens, FL was $299,700, and the homeownership rate was 64.7%.

Most people in Miami Gardens, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Miami Gardens, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Miami Gardens, FL is home to a population of 112k people, from which 86% are citizens. As of 2022, 36.8% of Miami Gardens, FL residents were born outside of the country (41.1k people).

In 2022, there were 4.67 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.9k people) in Miami Gardens, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15k Two+ (Hispanic) and 14.8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

86%
2022 Citizenship
87.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 86% of Miami Gardens, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Miami Gardens, FL was 87.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Miami Gardens, FL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    69.9k ± 2.83k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    15k ± 2.08k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    14.8k ± 2.28k
33.3%
Hispanic Population
37.2k people

In 2022, there were 4.67 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.9k people) in Miami Gardens, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15k Two+ (Hispanic) and 14.8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

33.3% of the people in Miami Gardens, FL are hispanic (37.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Miami Gardens, FL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,003,261 ± 24,014 people
  2. Haiti
    344,713 ± 14,299 people
  3. Colombia
    299,067 ± 13,333 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,003,261 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 344,713 and Colombia with 299,067.

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Foreign-Born Population

36.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
41.1k people
35.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
39.7k people

As of 2022, 36.8% of Miami Gardens, FL residents (41.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Miami Gardens, FL was 35.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    748 ± 215
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    598 ± 171
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    379 ± 121

Miami Gardens, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Miami Gardens, FL employs 50.3k people. The largest industries in Miami Gardens, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,965 people), Retail Trade (6,571 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (5,198 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,375), Public Administration ($54,667), and Educational Services ($46,270).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,054. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

50.3k
2022 Value
± 2,178
3.73%
1 Year growth
± 5.95%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Miami Gardens, FL grew at a rate of 3.73%, from 48.5k employees to 50.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Miami Gardens, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,413 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,550 people), and Transportation Occupations (3,698 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Miami Gardens, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

50.3k
2022 Value
± 2,178
3.73%
1 Year growth
± 5.95%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Miami Gardens, FL grew at a rate of 3.73%, from 48.5k employees to 50.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Miami Gardens, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,965 people), Retail Trade (6,571 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (5,198 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Miami Gardens, FL, though some of these residents may live in Miami Gardens, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,889
Median earning men ± $1,649
$30,982
Median earning women ± $1,705

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,899), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,744), and Construction ($44,930).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($53,039), Information ($45,529), and Construction ($41,367).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Miami Gardens, FL awarded 1,304 degrees. The student population of Miami Gardens, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,151 male students and 4,356 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Miami Gardens, FL are Hispanic or Latino (552 and 45.1%), followed by Black or African American (400 and 32.7%), White (161 and 13.2%), and Unknown (80 and 6.54%).

The largest universities in Miami Gardens, FL by number of degrees awarded are St. Thomas University (1,051 and 80.6%) and Florida Memorial University (253 and 19.4%).

The most popular majors in Miami Gardens, FL are Registered Nursing (213 and 16.3%), Law (187 and 14.3%), and General Business Administration & Management (159 and 12.2%).

The median tuition cost in Miami Gardens, FL for private four year colleges is $22,588.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Miami Gardens, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 68.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 7.14%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 7,507 (42% men and 58% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 7,507 students enrolled in Miami Gardens, FL, 42% men and 58% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 3,058 records, of which 60.2% were women and 39.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 150 degrees awarded
  2. 49 degrees awarded
  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Miami Gardens, FL was Registered Nursing with 150 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Miami Gardens, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,051 degrees awarded
  2. 253 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was St. Thomas University with 1,051 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 479 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Miami Gardens, FL, which is 0.581 times less than the 825 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 552 degrees mean that there were 1.38 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 400 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($22,588) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,710) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,330) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Miami Gardens, FL was $299,700 in 2022, which is 1.06 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $252,600 to $299,700, a 18.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Miami Gardens, FL is 64.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Miami Gardens, FL have an average commute time of 32.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Miami Gardens, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Miami Gardens, FL is $56,071. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Miami Gardens, FL was Census Tract 95.03 with a value of $79,940, followed by Census Tract 95.04 and Census Tract 99.05, with respective values of $77,230 and $70,461.

Property

$299,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,783
$22,229
Median Property Taxes
±$1,339

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Miami Gardens, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Miami Gardens, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

64.7%
Homeownership
2022
70.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.7% of the housing units in Miami Gardens, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 95.03
  2. Census Tract 95.04
  3. Census Tract 99.05

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Miami Gardens, FL was Census Tract 95.03 with a value of $79,940, followed by Census Tract 95.04 and Census Tract 99.05, with respective values of $77,230 and $70,461.

The following map shows all of the places in Miami Gardens, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$56,071
Median Household Income
± $2,976
34.4k
Number of Households
± 1,625

In 2022, the median household income of the 34.4k households in Miami Gardens, FL grew to $56,071 from the previous year's value of $51,067.

The following chart displays the households in Miami Gardens, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Miami Gardens, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.54%)
  3. Carpooled (6.78%)

In 2022, 78.3% of workers in Miami Gardens, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.54%) and those who carpooled to work (6.78%).

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Commute Time

32.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Miami Gardens, FL have a longer commute time (32.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.44% of the workforce in Miami Gardens, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Miami Gardens, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Miami Gardens, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Miami Gardens, FL (17k out of 110k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Miami Gardens, FL is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

80.3% of the population of Miami Gardens, FL has health coverage, with 31.9% on employee plans, 25.9% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.723% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Miami-Dade County, FL see 1211 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.57% decrease from the previous year (1243 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1403 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 528 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,211 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Miami-Dade County, FL

Primary care physicians in Miami-Dade County, FL see an average of 1,211 patients per year. This represents a 2.57% decrease from the previous year (1,243 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Miami-Dade County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.9% under 18 years, 22.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.7%
Uninsured
31.9%
Employer Coverage
25.9%
Medicaid
10.3%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
0.723%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Miami Gardens, FL declined by 1.28% from 19.9% to 19.7%.

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