South Miami, FL

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Population

12,255

0.393% growth

Poverty Rate

13.1%


Median Age

38.9


Median Household Income

$62,305

2.95% growth

Number of Employees

5,894

1.78% growth

Median Property Value

$480,700

20.7% growth

About

In 2017, South Miami, FL had a population of 12.3k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $62,305. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of South Miami, FL grew from 12,207 to 12,255, a 0.393% increase and its median household income grew from $60,519 to $62,305, a 2.95% increase.

The population of South Miami, FL is 53.4% Hispanic or Latino, 26.2% White Alone, and 14.9% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in South Miami, FL speak a non-English language, and 85.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in South Miami, FL is $480,700, and the homeownership rate is 60%. Most people in South Miami, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in South Miami, 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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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of South Miami, FL employs 5.89k people. The largest industries in South Miami, FL are Educational Services (863 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (844 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (756 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($105,227), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($104,500), and Public Administration ($86,667).

Median household income in South Miami, FL is $62,305. Males in South Miami, 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 South Miami, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,305

2017 value

± $9,688

2.95%

1 Year Growth

± 21%

Households in South Miami, FL have a median annual income of $62,305, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $60,519 in 2016, which represents a 2.95% 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 South Miami, 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 76.01

  2. Census Tract 76.06

  3. Census Tract 76.05

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in South Miami, FL was Census Tract 76.01 with a value of $112,792, followed by Census Tract 76.06 and Census Tract 76.05, with respective values of $65,650 and $62,380.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Miami, FL (1.59k out of 12.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 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. White

    935 ± 222

  2. Hispanic

    515 ± 158

  3. Black

    443 ± 160

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South Miami, FL is White, followed by Hispanic 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

5.89k

2017 Value

± 579

1.78%

1 Year growth

± 13.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in South Miami, FL grew at a rate of 1.78%, from 5.79k employees to 5.89k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Miami, FL, are Management Occupations (1,066 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (667 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (544 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Miami, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of South Miami, FL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,066 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (667 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (544 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, South Miami, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (2.24 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (1.78 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.75 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of South Miami, FL, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($104,792), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($103,646), and Protective Service Occupations ($101,094).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.89k

2017 Value

± 579

1.78%

1 Year growth

± 13.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in South Miami, FL grew at a rate of 1.78%, from 5.79k employees to 5.89k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Miami, FL, are Educational Services (863 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (844 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (756 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Miami, FL, though some of these residents may live in South Miami, 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 South Miami, FL, by number of employees, are Educational Services (863 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (844 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (756 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, South Miami, FL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.1 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.83 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.76 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in South Miami, FL, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($105,227), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($104,500), and Public Administration ($86,667).

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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

82.5% of the population of South Miami, FL has health coverage, with 48.5% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 8.65% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 0.814% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in South Miami, 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

Data only available at the state level.

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

17.5%

Uninsured

48.5%

Employer Coverage

10.7%

Medicaid

8.65%

Medicare

13.8%

Non-Group

0.814%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Miami, FL declined by 3.46% from 18.1% to 17.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in South Miami, 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

South Miami, FL is home to a population of 12.3k people, from which 85.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 34.8% of South Miami, FL residents were born outside of the country (4.26k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of South Miami, FL is composed of 6.55k Hispanic or Latino residents (53.4%), 3.21k White Alone residents (26.2%), 1.82k Black or African American Alone residents (14.9%), 436 Asian Alone residents (3.56%), 227 Two or More Races residents (1.85%), 15 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.122%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.1

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in South Miami, FL was 38.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in South Miami, FL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all South Miami, FL residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

34.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.26k people

34.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.17k people

As of 2017, 34.8% of South Miami, FL residents (4.26k 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 South Miami, FL was 34.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

85.9%

2017 Citizenship

86%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 85.9% of South Miami, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in South Miami, FL was 86%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    6.55k ± 732

  2. White Alone

    3.21k ± 481

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.82k ± 359

In 2017, there were 2.04 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (6.55k people) in South Miami, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.21k White Alone and 1.82k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    156 ± 75

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    51 ± 53

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    17 ± 41

South Miami, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Miami, FL was $480,700 in 2017, which is 2.09 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $398,100 to $480,700, a 20.7% increase. The homeownership rate in South Miami, FL is 60%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in South Miami, FL have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in South Miami, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$480,700

2017 Median

± $67,898

$398,100

2016 Median

± $42,787

In 2017, the median property value in South Miami, FL grew to to $480,700 from the previous year's value of $398,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in South Miami, 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 South Miami, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$62,305

Median Household Income

± $9,688

4.23k

Number of Households

± 431

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.23k households in South Miami, FL grew to $62,305 from the previous year's value of $60,519.

The following chart displays the households in South Miami, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

60%

2017 Homeownership

60%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60% of the housing units in South Miami, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60%.

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

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Miami, FL have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.55% of the workforce in South Miami, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.9%

  2. Carpooled

    8.76%

  3. Public Transit

    4.76%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in South Miami, FL was Drove Alone (74.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.76%) and those who Public Transit (4.76%).

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

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