Miami Springs, FL

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Living in Miami Springs

Miami Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 14,424 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Miami Springs is the 163rd largest community in Florida.

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

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Miami Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Miami Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Miami Springs who work in office and administrative support (15.51%), sales jobs (14.50%), and management occupations (13.09%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.24% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

The overall education level of Miami Springs citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.01% of adults in Miami Springs have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Miami Springs in 2010 was $30,872, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,488 for a family of four. However, Miami Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Miami Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Miami Springs 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 Springs, accounting for 77.26% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Miami Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Miami Springs include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Miami Springs's cultural character, accounting for 52.14% of the city’s population.

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