Homestead, FL

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Population

67,354

2.54% growth

Poverty Rate

27.1%


Median Age

30.9


Median Household Income

$43,150

6.67% growth

Number of Employees

28,239

4.8% growth

Median Property Value

$166,700

18% growth

About

In 2017, Homestead, FL had a population of 67.4k people with a median age of 30.9 and a median household income of $43,150. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Homestead, FL grew from 65,688 to 67,354, a 2.54% increase and its median household income grew from $40,452 to $43,150, a 6.67% increase.

The population of Homestead, FL is 63.2% Hispanic or Latino, 20.9% Black or African American Alone, and 13.4% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Homestead, FL speak a non-English language, and 79.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Homestead, FL are Beauty Schools of America-Homestead (330 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Homestead, FL is $166,700, and the homeownership rate is 39.2%. Most people in Homestead, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 35.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Homestead, FL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Homestead, FL employs 28.2k people. The largest industries in Homestead, FL are Retail Trade (3,699 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,296 people), and Construction (2,698 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($57,593), Utilities ($52,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,603).

Median household income in Homestead, FL is $43,150. Males in Homestead, FL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,078. The income inequality in Homestead, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,150

2017 value

± $3,389

6.67%

1 Year Growth

± 9.12%

Households in Homestead, FL have a median annual income of $43,150, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,452 in 2016, which represents a 6.67% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,931

Average Male Salary

± $842

$44,078

Average Female Salary

± $574

In 2017, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,227 ± $3,227

  2. Alaska Native

    $50,175 ± $47,169

  3. White

    $47,927 ± $556

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Homestead, FL is from Florida.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.259% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 111.02

  2. Census Tract 115

  3. Census Tract 110.08

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Homestead, FL was Census Tract 111.02 with a value of $80,903, followed by Census Tract 115 and Census Tract 110.08, with respective values of $71,692 and $68,239.

The following map shows all of the places in Homestead, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

27.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Homestead, FL (18.1k out of 67k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    12,349 ± 1,091

  2. White

    12,105 ± 1,106

  3. Black

    4,797 ± 739

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Homestead, FL is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

28.2k

2017 Value

± 1,813

4.8%

1 Year growth

± 8.78%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Homestead, FL grew at a rate of 4.8%, from 26.9k employees to 28.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Homestead, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,756 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,687 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,369 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Homestead, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Homestead, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,756 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,687 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,369 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Homestead, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.16 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.2 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.89 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Homestead, FL, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($60,764), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($59,917), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($59,853).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

28.2k

2017 Value

± 1,813

4.8%

1 Year growth

± 8.78%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Homestead, FL grew at a rate of 4.8%, from 26.9k employees to 28.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Homestead, FL, are Retail Trade (3,699 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,296 people), and Construction (2,698 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Homestead, FL, though some of these residents may live in Homestead, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Homestead, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,699 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,296 people), and Construction (2,698 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Homestead, FL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.44 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2.18 times), and Utilities (1.79 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Homestead, FL, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($57,593), Utilities ($52,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,603).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $63.5B

  2. $51.6B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $63.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($51.6B) and Electronics ($41.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$497B

2020 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

43.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $497B. This is expected to increase 43.6% to $714B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $19.5B

  2. $16.6B

  3. $11.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $19.5B, followed by Texas with $16.6B and California and $11.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

75% of the population of Homestead, FL has health coverage, with 30.3% on employee plans, 30.6% on Medicaid, 3.67% on Medicare, 7.81% on non-group plans, and 2.55% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Homestead, FL was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Homestead, FL see 1246 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.972% increase from the previous year (1234 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1576 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.9%). Additionally, Liberty County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,246 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Miami-Dade County, FL see an average of 1,246 patients per year. This represents a 0.972% increase from the previous year (1,234 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Miami-Dade County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,606

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,175

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,229

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

25%

Uninsured

30.3%

Employer Coverage

30.6%

Medicaid

3.67%

Medicare

7.81%

Non-Group

2.55%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Homestead, FL declined by 5.05% from 26.3% to 25%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Homestead, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.9% prevalence

  2. 15.8% prevalence

  3. 15.5% prevalence

Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 16.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Florida by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Homestead, FL is home to a population of 67.4k people, from which 79.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 35.6% of Homestead, FL residents were born outside of the country (23.9k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Homestead, FL is composed of 42.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (63.2%), 14.1k Black or African American Alone residents (20.9%), 8.99k White Alone residents (13.4%), 876 Asian Alone residents (1.3%), 699 Two or More Races residents (1.04%), 117 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.174%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

21

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Homestead, FL was 30.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 21, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Homestead, FL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Homestead, FL residents was 31.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

35.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

23.9k people

34.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

22.6k people

As of 2017, 35.6% of Homestead, FL residents (23.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Homestead, FL was 34.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Homestead, FL compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Cuba

    951,787 ± 23,383 people

  2. Haiti

    321,904 ± 13,819 people

  3. Mexico

    272,262 ± 12,724 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

79.4%

2017 Citizenship

79.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 79.4% of Homestead, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Homestead, FL was 79.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    42.6k ± 2.11k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    14.1k ± 1.38k

  3. White Alone

    8.99k ± 1.37k

In 2017, there were 3.02 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (42.6k people) in Homestead, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.1k Black or African American Alone and 8.99k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Homestead, FL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    701 ± 283

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    662 ± 217

  3. Vietnam

    459 ± 187

Homestead, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Homestead, FL awarded 330 degrees. The student population of Homestead, FL is skewed towards women, with 36 male students and 225 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Homestead, FL are Hispanic or Latino (243 and 73.6%), followed by Black or African American (45 and 13.6%), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (18 and 5.45%), and White (12 and 3.64%).

The largest universities in Homestead, FL by number of degrees awarded are Beauty Schools of America-Homestead (330 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Homestead, FL are General Cosmetology (146 and 44.2%), Facial Treatment Specialist (45 and 13.6%), and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (40 and 12.1%).

The median tuition costs in Homestead, FL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 146 degrees awarded

  2. 45 degrees awarded

  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Homestead, FL was General Cosmetology with 146 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Homestead, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

330 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Homestead, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Beauty Schools of America-Homestead with 330 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

46

Degrees Awarded to Men

284

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 46 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Homestead, FL, which is 0.162 times less than the 284 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    243 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    18 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Homestead, FL were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 243 degrees mean that there were 5.4 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 45 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Homestead, FL was $166,700 in 2017, which is 0.726 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $141,300 to $166,700, a 18% increase. The homeownership rate in Homestead, FL is 39.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Homestead, FL have an average commute time of 35.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Homestead, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$166,700

2017 Median

± $9,735

$141,300

2016 Median

± $13,825

In 2017, the median property value in Homestead, FL grew to to $166,700 from the previous year's value of $141,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Homestead, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Homestead, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$43,150

Median Household Income

± $3,389

18.5k

Number of Households

± 1,215

In 2017, the median household income of the 18.5k households in Homestead, FL grew to $43,150 from the previous year's value of $40,452.

The following chart displays the households in Homestead, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Homestead, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Homestead, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

39.2%

2017 Homeownership

38.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 39.2% of the housing units in Homestead, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 38.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Homestead, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

35.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Homestead, FL have a longer commute time (35.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 8.67% of the workforce in Homestead, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    67.3%

  2. Carpooled

    18%

  3. Public Transit

    6.71%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Homestead, FL was Drove Alone (67.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (18%) and those who Public Transit (6.71%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Homestead, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Homestead, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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