South Miami Heights, Florida Population 2020

37,861

South Miami Heights is a city located in Florida. South Miami Heights has a 2020 population of 37,861. South Miami Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.07% 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 $54,068 with a poverty rate of 18.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,117 per month, and the median house value is $198,500. The median age in South Miami Heights is 39.4 years, 36.9 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

South Miami Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 75.41%
  • Black or African American: 17.50%
  • Other race: 3.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.90%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Miami Heights, Florida is 37,861, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,55175.41%
Black or African American6,62417.50%
Some Other Race1,3323.52%
Two or More Races7191.90%
Asian5861.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.13%

South Miami Heights Population Pyramid 2020

South Miami Heights Median Age

39.4


Total

36.9


Male

41


Female

South Miami Heights Adults

There are 29,799 adults, (5,794 of whom are seniors) in South Miami Heights.

South Miami Heights Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

South Miami Heights Sex Ratio

Female

19,309

51.00%

Male

18,552

49.00%

South Miami Heights Households and Families

South Miami Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

South Miami Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.6%28.4%
Male59.3%40.7%
All56.5%43.5%
Female40.1%59.9%
Non Family39.9%60.1%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5933.5556.5
Married4,9254.1271.6
Female2,4314.340.1
Non Family2,2411.2739.9
Male9964.0259.3

3.99

Average Family Size

3.55

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

South Miami Heights Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,70514.30%
9th to 12th Grade2,5299.76%
High School Graduate9,36736.16%
Some College3,95215.26%
Associates Degree1,9817.65%
Bachelors Degree3,44113.28%
Graduate Degree9283.58%

South Miami Heights Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,77714,4563,030
Black3,8653,190800
White1,6631,513379
Other Race961773159
Asian495383136
Multiple Races40921074
Native American1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,320$29,591$22,878
Less Than High School$20,669$21,843$16,184
High School Grad$25,965$30,045$22,064
Some College$29,117$32,967$24,987
Bachelors Degree$29,623$34,848$26,633
Graduate Degree$41,552$41,181$42,159

$26,320

Average Earnings

$29,591

Average Male

$22,878

Average Female

South Miami Heights Language

South Miami Heights Language by Age

South Miami Heights Language

27.57% of South Miami Heights residents speak only English, while 72.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 70.21% of the population.

South Miami Heights Poverty

South Miami Heights Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic27,5055,05518.38%
Black6,5921,59224.15%
Other1,32528221.28%
White2,8622298.00%
Multiple71820027.86%
Asian570508.77%

18.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.07%

Male Poverty Rate

19.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Miami Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Miami Heights is Multiple, with 27.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Miami Heights is White, with 8.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.68%
High School16.25%
Some College14.17%
Bachelors or Greater10.01%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.99%
Male Unemployed33.80%
Female Employed8.92%
Male Employed4.69%

South Miami Heights Income

South Miami Heights Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,871$54,068
Families$44,343$58,472
Married Families$54,330-
Non Families$19,375$28,216

South Miami Heights Marital Status

South Miami Heights Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

South Miami Heights Married by Age and Sex

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

South Miami Heights Veterans

656

Number of Veterans

533

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam208
Second Gulf War108
First Gulf War88
Korea32
World War II8
Name Veterans % of Total
White4692.04%
Hispanic2831.26%
Black1322.80%
2 or More245.24%
Asian173.07%
Other141.37%

$South Miami Heights Veterans by Education

20.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Miami Heights Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

South Miami Heights Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

35.43%

Born in Florida

44.95%

Native Born

55.05%

Foreign Born

24.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

44.95% of South Miami Heights residents were born in the United States, with 35.43% having been born in Florida. 24.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202037,8610.00%
201937,8610.00%
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%