Miami Dade County, FL Demographic Data

Miami Dade County, FL Summary

Miami Dade County is located in Florida
  • Population: 2,591,035
  • Area: 2,431.18 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,897.72 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 533.47 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,065.75 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 6.56 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Miami Dade County, FL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,397,190
52%
50.8
Male
1,315,760
49%
49.2
Total Population
2,712,940
 
323,128,000

Miami Dade County, FL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
157,487
5.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
152,984
5.6% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
148,032
5.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
155,696
5.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
172,329
6.4% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
390,085
14.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
375,803
13.9% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
401,531
14.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
179,297
6.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
146,620
5.4% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
231,558
8.5% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
136,939
5.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
64,584
2.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,160,740
79.6%
77.2
Female
1,126,420
52.1%
51.3
Male
1,034,320
47.9%
48.7
21 Years and over
2,061,330
76.0%
73.1
62 Years and over
518,440
19.1%
18.8
65 Years and over
433,081
16.0%
15.2
Female
253,199
58.5%
55.8
Male
179,882
41.5%
44.2
Median Age (years)
40
0.0%
0.0

Miami Dade County, FL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,670,600
98.4% 
96.8
White
2,019,920
74.5% 
72.6
Black or African American
476,506
17.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
4,683
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
43,745
1.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
11,334
0.4% 
1.2
Chinese
12,543
0.5% 
1.3
Filipino
8,361
0.3% 
0.9
Japanese
904
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
1,380
0.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
4,044
0.1% 
0.6
Other Asian
5,179
0.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,265
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
124,482
4.6% 
5.1
Two or More Races
42,349
1.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,835,410
67.7% 
17.8
Mexican
60,585
2.2% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
90,156
3.3% 
1.7
Cuban
991,869
36.6% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
692,803
25.5% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
877,532
32.3% 
82.2

Miami Dade County, FL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
197,077
10.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
165,925
8.6% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
542,835
28.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
303,235
15.7% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
180,311
9.4% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
340,080
17.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
196,954
10.2% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
363,002
18.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,563,415
81.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
537,034
27.9%
31.2

Miami Dade County, FL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
825,193
36.6%
33.7%
Now Married
930,435
41.3%
47.5
Divorced
286,987
12.7%
11.0%
Separated
79,863
3.5%
2.0
Widowed
131,964
5.9
5.8%

Miami Dade County, FL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
655,280
25.6%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,900,180
74.4%
21.6%
Spanish
1,685,190
65.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
175,429
6.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
24,861
1.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
14,695
0.6%
1.1%

Miami Dade County, FL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
87,925
10.0%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
54,287
6.2%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
108,329
12.3%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
94,819
10.8%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
124,690
14.2%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
140,414
15.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
96,082
10.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
90,663
10.3%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
35,968
4.1%
5.8
$200,000 or more
47,589
5.4%
6.4
Median household income
45,935
 
57,617
Per capita income
25,700
 
31,128

Miami Dade County, FL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
9,929
0.8%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
149,588
11.6%
9.8
Construction
103,636
8.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
252,384
19.6%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
97,194
7.5%
6.6
Information
23,941
1.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
57,130
4.4%
10.1
Other services except public administration
79,895
6.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
160,672
12.5%
11.4
Public administration
44,806
3.5%
4.6
Retail trade
158,752
12.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
106,084
8.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
46,086
3.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
122,995
9.5%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
403,468
31.3%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
141,717
11.0%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
340,505
26.4%
23.3%
Service occupations
281,412
21.8%
18.1%

Miami Dade County, FL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,268,410
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
967,061
76.2%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
114,387
9.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
67,701
5.3%
5.1
Walked
26,452
2.1%
2.7
Other means
23,225
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
69,580
5.5%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
32.6
 
26.6

Miami Dade County, FL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
94,838
10.8%
8.7
1 vehicles
339,994
38.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
308,377
35.0%
37.1
3 or more
137,557
15.6%
21.0

Miami Dade County, FL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
880,766
86.2%
87.6
Owner Occupied
446,018
50.6%
63.1
Renter Occupied
434,748
49.4%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
140,884
13.8%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.2
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.9
0.0%
2.5

Miami Dade County, FL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,021,650
1 room
43,413
4.2%
2.4
2 rooms
49,391
4.8%
2.7
3 rooms
176,918
17.3%
9.1
4 rooms
240,047
23.5%
16.5
5 rooms
204,533
20.0%
19.8
6 rooms
144,671
14.2%
17.8
7 rooms
77,883
7.6%
12.0
8 rooms
48,787
4.8%
8.6
9 rooms or more
36,007
3.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Miami Dade County, FL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,021,650
 
 
1-unit, detached
407,814
39.9%
61.5
1-unit, attached
105,106
10.3%
5.9
2-units
18,660
1.8%
3.6
3 or 4 units
33,990
3.3%
4.4
5 to 9 units
55,161
5.4%
4.8
10 to 19 units
70,193
6.9%
4.4
20 or more units
318,213
31.1%
9.0
Mobile home
12,466
1.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
47
0.0%
0.1

Miami Dade County, FL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
35,469
3.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
55,222
5.4%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
141,973
13.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
141,744
13.9%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
201,017
19.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
144,597
14.2%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
133,368
13.1%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
134,480
13.2%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
20,554
2.0%
2.8%
2014 or later
13,226
1.3%
1.4%

Miami Dade County, FL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
22,266
2.5%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3,887
0.4%
4.7
Electricity
816,022
92.6%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
745
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
72
0.0%
0.1
Wood
153
0.0%
1.9
Solar energy
73
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
292
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
37,256
4.2%
1.1

Miami Dade County, FL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
281,360
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
1,963
0.7%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
19,990
7.1%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
34,077
12.1%
10.3%
$500 to $999
34,837
12.4%
20.4%
$2,000 to $2,499
38,974
13.9%
11.8%
$1,000 to $1,499
74,814
26.6%
28.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
76,705
27.3%
20.1%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
89,494
32.1%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
35,397
12.7%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
30,906
11.1%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
23,967
8.6%
7.0%
35.0% or more
98,867
35.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
2,729
0.0%
0.0%

Miami Dade County, FL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
420,406 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
4,671
1.1%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
9,917
2.4%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
29,477
7.0%
4.4%
Less than $500
34,487
8.2%
10.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
81,579
19.4%
11.9%
$500 to $999
106,277
25.3%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
153,998
36.6%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
14,342
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,201
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
24,062
5.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
32,671
8.0%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
40,450
10.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
44,662
11.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
36,723
9.0%
9.0%
35.0% or more
227,817
56.1%
40.7%
Not Computed
28,363
0.0%
0.0%

Miami Dade County, FL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
446,018
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
11,784
2.6%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
23,815
5.3%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
41,098
9.2%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
67,368
15.1%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
120,481
27.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
109,269
24.5%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
49,486
11.1%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
22,717
5.1%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
265,200
 
205,000
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