Doral is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 61,824 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Doral is the 63rd largest community in Florida. Doral has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Doral, where the median household income is $77,418.00.
Doral home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Doral real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Doral is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.90% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Doral is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Doral who work in management occupations (20.56%), sales jobs (19.39%), and office and administrative support (14.37%).
Of important note, Doral is also a city of artists. Doral has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Doral’s character.
Also of interest is that Doral has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.50% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing that you will notice about Doral is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Doral a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Doral. 51.59% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Doral in 2010 was $29,276, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,104 for a family of four. However, Doral contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Doral is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Doral 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 Doral, accounting for 84.15% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Doral residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Doral include Italian, German, Brazilian, Portuguese, and French.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Doral's cultural character, accounting for 65.68% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Doral is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Portuguese.