Homestead is a city located in Miami-Dade County Florida. With a 2020 population of 84,781, it is the 37th largest city in Florida and the 444th largest city in the United States. Homestead is currently growing at a rate of 2.44% annually and its population has increased by 5.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 80,737 in 2020. Spanning over 16 miles, Homestead has a population density of 5,621 people per square mile.
The average household income in Homestead is $62,592 with a poverty rate of 22.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,303 per month, and the median house value is $235,800. The median age in Homestead is 30.6 years, 29.5 years for males, and 31.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Homesteadwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.56%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.32%.
33.59% of Homestead residents speak only English, while 66.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 58.45% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Homestead is Islander, with 76.19% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Homestead is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.96%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Homestead
62.58% of Homestead residents were born in the United States, with 45.29% having been born in Florida. 21.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.