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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Miramar is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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%).

In Miramar, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.46 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Miramar is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.25% of adults in Miramar have a college 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.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Miramar's cultural character, accounting for 40.71% of the city’s population.

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