Miramar, Florida Population 2019
Miramar is located in Broward County, Florida about 22 miles northwest of Miami and 13 miles west of Hollywood. Miramar is part of the Miami metropolitan area which has a population of 6.15 million which makes it the 2nd largest metro area in the southeastern U.S. Miramar is the 6th largest city in Greater Miami after Miami, Hialeah, Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, and Hollywood. In 2019, Miramar has an estimated population of 140,000.
More than 40% of Miramar's population was born outside of the U.S. Miramar is home to the United States' highest share of Jamaican residents at 15.4% in 2000. The city also has one of the country's largest populations of Cubans (8.77%), Colombians (2.51%), Dominicans (1.98%), Haitians (6%), and Trinidadians (1.2%). About 60% of the population speaks English as a first language followed by Spanish (30%), French Creole (4%), French (2%), and Tagalog (0.5%).
Miramar was founded specifically as a bedroom community of Miami in 1953 when A.L. Mailman bought the property from H.D. Perry, Sr. Initially, 56 low-cost homes were built and sold quickly thanks to the low cost of land and homes in the area. Miramar was incorporated in 1955 and named for the area of Havana where Mailman owned a summer home. Miramar is Spanish for "look at the sea."
In the early days, the only major roads in the area were US 441, a two-lane road, and Hallandale Beach Boulevard. The city created a land use plan in the early 1970s to plan for Miramar's future growth. Today, Miramar is one of Florida's largest cities by land with two-thirds still undeveloped.
Despite its short history, Miramar has grown rapidly to become one of the largest cities in Greater Miami. Over the last 20 years, the population of Miramar has nearly tripled (https://www.floridatrend.com/article/26715/miramar-the-crossroads-for-florida-the-americas-and-the-world) thanks to the city's convenient location to downtowns throughout Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami counties, Port Everglades, Port Miami, the Port of Palm Beach and international airports in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.
Miramar has plenty of room to grow and it's already exceeded population estimates for 2030 that were made in 2000. By 2030, Broward County's population is projected to reach 2.05 million (http://www.broward.org/Planning/Demographics/Documents/2017PFAMReportA.pdf), up from 1.82 million in 2019.
Miramar Fl Demographics
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Miramar Fl was:
- Black or African American: 46.63%
- White: 41.37%
- Asian: 5.57%
- Two or more races: 3.28%
- Other race: 3.05%
- Native American: 0.10%
- Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
Miramar, Florida's estimated population is 140,823 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Miramar, Florida is the 13th largest city in Florida based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 4792.98 people/mi² (1850.57 people/km²), with a household density of 574.95 people/km² (1489.12 people/mi²).
The overall median age is 36.4 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 43,752 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2%, with a median rent of $1436/month. The median house has 5.8 rooms, and has a value of $264,200.
The median income for households in Miramar, Florida is $66,560, while the mean household income is $81,900.