Miramar, FL

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Living in Miramar

Miramar is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 141,191 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Miramar is the 14th largest community in Florida.

Miramar is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Miramar is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Miramar who work in office and administrative support (14.85%), sales jobs (11.43%), and management occupations (10.50%).

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

One downside of living in Miramar, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.85 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Miramar is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.29% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Miramar in 2018 was $28,697, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,788 for a family of four. However, Miramar contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Miramar is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Miramar home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Miramar residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Miramar also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Miramar include Jamaican, Haitian, German, Irish, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Miramar's cultural character, accounting for 37.17% of the city’s population.

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