West Miami, FL


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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.

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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Miami who work in sales jobs (18.62%), office and administrative support (18.49%), and management occupations (8.62%).

In terms of college education, West Miami is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.02% of adults 25 and older in West Miami have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in West Miami in 2010 was $20,303, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,212 for a family of four. However, West Miami contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call West Miami home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Miami residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. West Miami also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 89.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in West Miami include Lebanese, German, French , and European.

West Miami also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 66.19%.

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

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