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 8,767 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 (15.65%), management occupations (11.62%), and sales jobs (9.47%).

One downside of living in West Miami, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.23 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small city, West Miami does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, West Miami 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: 31.10% of adults in West Miami have a college degree.

The per capita income in West Miami in 2018 was $29,264, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,056 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 92.32% 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Miami include Italian, Irish, French, German, and Greek.

In addition, West Miami has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (63.05%).

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

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