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.

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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Miami who work in office and administrative support (19.67%), management occupations (12.51%), and sales jobs (9.67%).

One downside of living in West Miami, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.31 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of West Miami citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.59% of adults in West Miami have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in West Miami in 2010 was $26,682, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,728 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 93.11% 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 Lebanese, Italian, French, Greek, and Irish.

In addition, West Miami has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (63.54%).

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

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