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.
When you are in Miami, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.29% of Miami’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 (17.37%), sales jobs (9.58%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.54%).
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.89 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of people in Miami with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.33% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Miami in 2010 was $17,783, 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 $71,132 for a family of four.
The people who call Miami home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Miami residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Miami also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 59.73% of the town’s residents. 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.