Miramar, FL


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Miramar is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 137,132 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Miramar is the 14th largest community in Florida.

Miramar is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 sales jobs (15.20%), office and administrative support (14.79%), and management occupations (11.19%).

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 32.07 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Miramar citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.01% of adults in Miramar have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Miramar in 2010 was $24,895, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,580 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 36.90% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Miramar include Haitian, Italian, German, and Irish.

Miramar also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 43.93%.

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