Miami, OK


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Miami is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 13,611 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Miami is the 34th largest community in Oklahoma.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Miami is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Miami is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Miami who work in office and administrative support (11.50%), sales jobs (11.34%), and food service (7.85%).

One of the benefits of Miami is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.48 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The percentage of adults in Miami with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.69% of adults in Miami have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Miami in 2010 was $17,857, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,428 for a family of four. However, Miami contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Miami is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Miami home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Miami residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Miami include Irish, English, French , and Italian.

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