Miami Shores, FL

Miami Shores profile

Living in Miami Shores

Miami Shores is a somewhat small coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 10,365 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Miami Shores is the 199th largest community in Florida.

Miami Shores home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Miami Shores real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Miami Shores is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.08% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Miami Shores is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Miami Shores who work in management occupations (21.65%), sales jobs (12.15%), and office and administrative support (9.96%).

Of important note, Miami Shores is also a village of artists. Miami Shores has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Miami Shores’s character.

Also of interest is that Miami Shores has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Miami Shores is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Miami Shores enrolled in college, Miami Shores has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

Miami Shores is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Miami Shores is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Miami Shores, the average commute to work is 32.00 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Miami Shores is a pretty powerful place. 55.60% of the adults in Miami Shores have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Miami Shores in 2018 was $50,338, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,352 for a family of four. However, Miami Shores contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Miami Shores is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Miami Shores 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 Shores, accounting for 39.81% of the village’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Miami Shores residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Miami Shores include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Haitian.

Miami Shores also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.60%.

The most common language spoken in Miami Shores is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.