West Miami is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,949 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Miami is the 258th largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in West Miami are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Unlike some cities, West Miami isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in West Miami are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Miami is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Miami who work in office and administrative support (17.76%), sales jobs (15.27%), and management occupations (8.11%).
Of important note, West Miami is also a city of artists. West Miami has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape West Miami’s character.
The education level of West Miami citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.92% of adults 25 and older in West Miami have a college degree.
The per capita income in West Miami in 2010 was $20,949, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,796 for a family of four. However, West Miami contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
West Miami is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call West Miami 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 West Miami, accounting for 90.69% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of West Miami residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Miami include Lebanese, German, French , and English.
In addition, West Miami has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (67.69%).
The most common language spoken in West Miami is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Pacific Island languages.