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 89.57% 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 (20.73%), sales jobs (12.27%), and office and administrative support (10.03%).

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.

In addition, Miami Shores is a college town. There are a lot of students in Miami Shores attending college, and as a result Miami Shores provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

In Miami Shores, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.32 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Miami Shores. 55.04% 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 Miami Shores in 2018 was $47,913, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,652 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. The greatest number of Miami Shores residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Miami Shores also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.80% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Miami Shores include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Haitian.

In addition, Miami Shores has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (27.51%).

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