West Miami, FL

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Living in West Miami

West Miami is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 8,052 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Miami is the 258th largest community in Florida.

West Miami home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but West Miami real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, West Miami is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Miami is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Miami who work in office and administrative support (24.10%), management occupations (12.08%), and sales jobs (9.72%).

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 overall education level of West Miami is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.71% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in West Miami in 2010 was $24,042, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,168 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 91.03% 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 French, Lebanese, Irish, Greek, and German.

Foreign born people are also an important part of West Miami's cultural character, accounting for 62.59% of the city’s population.

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

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