Miami Shores, FL

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Living in Miami Shores

Miami Shores is a somewhat small coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 10,365 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Miami Shores is the 199th largest community in Florida.

Miami Shores home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Miami Shores real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Miami Shores is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.08% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Miami Shores is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Miami Shores who work in management occupations (21.65%), sales jobs (12.15%), and office and administrative support (9.96%).

Of important note, Miami Shores is also a village of artists. Miami Shores has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Miami Shores’s character.

Also of interest is that Miami Shores has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In addition, Miami Shores is a college town. There are a lot of students in Miami Shores attending college, and as a result Miami Shores provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

One of the nice things about Miami Shores is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Miami Shores, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.00 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Miami Shores, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Miami Shores is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.60% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Miami Shores in 2018 was $50,338, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,352 for a family of four. However, Miami Shores contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Miami Shores is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Miami Shores 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 Miami Shores, accounting for 39.81% of the village’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Miami Shores residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Miami Shores include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Haitian.

Miami Shores also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.60%.

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