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 140,328 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 (15.22%), sales jobs (12.38%), and management occupations (11.89%).

One downside of living in Miramar is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Miramar, the average commute to work is 32.46 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Miramar citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.25% of adults in Miramar have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Miramar in 2010 was $25,892, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,568 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 36.27% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Miramar include Jamaican, Haitian, Italian, German, and Irish.

Miramar also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 40.71%.

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