Miami is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 1,783 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Miami is the 119th largest community in Arizona. Much of the housing stock in Miami was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Miami is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Miami is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Miami who work in food service (18.09%), sales jobs (14.37%), and teaching (6.44%).
One of the benefits of Miami is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.74 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The rate of college-level education in Miami is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.66% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Miami in 2010 was $16,975, which is lower middle income relative to Arizona, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,900 for a family of four.
Miami is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Miami home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Miami, accounting for 56.34% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Miami residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Miami include Irish, Norwegian, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Miami is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.