South Miami Heights, Florida Population 2021

37,119
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South Miami Heights is a city located in Florida. South Miami Heights has a 2020 population of 37,119. South Miami Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,696 in 2010. South Miami Heights reached it's highest population of 39,312 in 2017.

The average household income in South Miami Heights is $57,546 with a poverty rate of 17.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,179 per month, and the median house value is $226,300. The median age in South Miami Heights is 40.2 years, 38.2 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

South Miami Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Miami Heights was:

  • White: 77.07%
  • Black or African American: 15.32%
  • Other race: 4.01%
  • Asian: 2.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Miami Heights, Florida is 37,119 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 37,861.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,696.

South Miami Heights, Florida Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,60877.07%
Black or African American5,68515.32%
Some Other Race1,4874.01%
Asian8512.29%
Two or More Races3741.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native1140.31%
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South Miami Heights Population by Race

South Miami Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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South Miami Heights Median Age

40.2


Total

38.2


Male

41.6


Female

South Miami Heights Adults

There are 29,217 adults, (5,707 of whom are seniors) in South Miami Heights.

South Miami Heights Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

South Miami Heights Sex Ratio

Female

18,315

49.34%

Male

18,804

50.66%

South Miami Heights Population by Age

South Miami Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Miami Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
Male64.5%35.5%
All57.6%42.4%
Non Family42.5%57.5%
Female41.5%58.5%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Miami Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5893.4857.6
Married5,0854.0370.1
Non Family2,2701.3742.5
Female2,2324.2241.5
Male1,0023.8264.5

3.89

Average Family Size

3.48

Average Household Size

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South Miami Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,53913.66%
9th to 12th Grade2,65510.25%
High School Graduate9,83337.95%
Some College3,69114.25%
Associates Degree1,8227.03%
Bachelors Degree3,50313.52%
Graduate Degree8673.35%
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South Miami Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Miami Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,93014,6332,975
Black3,6092,941701
White1,6241,489402
Other Race1,032802112
Asian680572275
2+ Races21417757
Native American5439

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.44%.

South Miami Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,913$30,190$23,279
Less Than 9th Grade$22,023$25,061$17,071
High School Graduate$26,530$29,433$22,066
Some College$30,789$34,296$25,288
Bachelors Degree$30,487$33,438$26,841
Graduate Degree$39,375$43,277$37,850

$26,913

Average Earnings

$30,190

Average Male

$23,279

Average Female

South Miami Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Miami Heights Language by Age

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South Miami Heights Language

26.53% of South Miami Heights residents speak only English, while 73.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 70.95% of the population.

South Miami Heights Language

South Miami Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic27,7494,93617.79%
Black5,6631,22721.67%
Other1,48026417.84%
White2,6772429.04%
Asian77610914.05%
Native1146153.51%
Multiple373338.85%

17.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.34%

Male Poverty Rate

20.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Miami Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Miami Heights is Native, with 53.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Miami Heights is Multiple, with 8.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.30%.

South Miami Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.24%
Some College15.79%
High School14.69%
Bachelors or Greater8.59%

South Miami Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.89%
Male Unemployed29.50%
Female Employed7.91%
Male Employed5.12%

South Miami Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Miami Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,562$57,546
Families$48,327$62,086
Married Families$58,830-
Non Families$19,670$30,554
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Income by Household Type

South Miami Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

South Miami Heights Married by Age and Sex

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South Miami Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

South Miami Heights Marital Status by Race

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South Miami Heights Marital Status

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613

Number of Veterans

534

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam208
Second Gulf War95
First Gulf War74
Korea32
World War II8

South Miami Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64192
65 to 74160
35 to 54120
75+80
18 to 3461

South Miami Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4461.96%
Hispanic2531.14%
Black1242.91%
Asian243.17%
Other Race191.72%

South Miami Heights Veterans by Race

South Miami Heights Veterans by Education

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14.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Miami Heights Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

South Miami Heights Employment by Age

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South Miami Heights Employment by Race

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South Miami Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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33.82%

Born in South Miami Heights

44.15%

Native Born

55.85%

Foreign Born

25.01%

Non Citizen

30.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

44.15% of South Miami Heights residents were born in the United States, with 33.82% having been born in Florida. 25.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Miami Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202137,1190.00%
202037,1190.00%
201937,119-742-1.96%
201837,861-1,451-3.69%
201739,3125761.49%
201638,7364811.26%
201538,2556911.84%
201437,564-9-0.02%
201337,5738142.21%
201236,759-944-2.50%
201137,7032,0075.62%
201035,6960.00%

South Miami Heights Population by Year