Miramar, FL

Miramar profile

Living in Miramar

Miramar is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 141,191 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Miramar is the 14th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Miramar isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Miramar are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Miramar is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Miramar who work in office and administrative support (14.85%), sales jobs (11.43%), and management occupations (10.50%).

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

One downside of living in Miramar is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Miramar, the average commute to work is 31.85 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Miramar is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.29% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Miramar in 2018 was $28,697, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,788 for a family of four. However, Miramar contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Miramar is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Miramar home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Miramar residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Miramar also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Miramar include Jamaican, Haitian, German, Irish, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Miramar's cultural character, accounting for 37.17% of the city’s population.

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