Miami-Dade County, Florida Population 2021

Miami-Dade County, Florida's estimated population is 2,721,110 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Miami-Dade County, Florida is the 2nd largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 2,506,970 and has seen a growth of 8.54% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,721,1102,0800.08%
20202,719,0302,0900.08%
20192,716,9402,0900.08%
20182,714,8501,5500.06%
20172,713,30021,0900.78%
20162,692,21032,3701.22%
20152,659,84025,5700.97%
20142,634,27024,5800.94%
20132,609,69033,1401.29%
20122,576,55032,0201.26%
20112,544,53037,5601.50%
20102,506,970569,88029.42%
19901,937,090311,31019.15%
19801,625,780357,99028.24%
19701,267,790332,74335.59%
1960935,047439,96388.87%
1950495,084227,34584.91%
1940267,739124,78487.29%
1930142,955100,202234.37%
192042,75330,820258.28%
191011,9336,978140.83%
19004,9554,094475.49%
1890861604235.02%
1880257172202.35%
18708522.41%
186083-76-47.80%
1850159-287-64.35%
18404460.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.08%
County Website
State
Founded
January 18, 1836
County Seat
2010 Population
2,506,970
Growth (since 2010)
8.54%
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Miami-Dade County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,028,49675.15%
Black or African American469,20217.38%
Some Other Race107,0963.97%
Two or More Races45,5871.69%
Asian43,1521.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,1010.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7900.03%
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Miami-Dade County, Florida Population by Race

Miami-Dade County, Florida Population Pyramid 2021

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Miami-Dade County, Florida Median Age

39.9


Total

38.2


Male

41.5


Female

Miami-Dade County, Florida Adults

There are 2,146,160 adults, (430,906 of whom are seniors) in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Miami-Dade County, Florida Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Miami-Dade County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

1,387,970

51.42%

Male

1,311,460

48.58%

Miami-Dade County, Florida Population by Age

Miami-Dade County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Miami-Dade County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.9%37.1%
All51.2%48.8%
Male46.7%53.3%
Female41.8%58.2%
Non Family41.4%58.6%

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Miami-Dade County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All883,372351.2
Married383,6163.7162.9
Non Family276,9241.2941.4
Female161,3033.9441.8
Male61,5293.8546.7

3.65

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Miami-Dade County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade187,1379.78%
9th to 12th Grade167,9638.78%
High School Graduate522,15927.28%
Some College289,12215.10%
Associates Degree177,5889.28%
Bachelors Degree360,83718.85%
Graduate Degree209,28810.93%
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Miami-Dade County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Miami-Dade County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,341,8601,062,120368,403
Black307,191242,36653,494
White248,609236,028131,001
Other Race74,15157,51417,649
Asian32,47828,25817,524
Multiple Races26,70722,6079,025
Native American3,3432,292510
Islander52843890

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.96%.

Miami-Dade County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,785$35,946$28,249
Less Than High School$21,459$25,391$17,284
High School Grad$25,552$29,286$21,205
Some College$32,096$36,280$30,085
Bachelors Degree$43,717$50,619$39,747
Graduate Degree$62,477$77,094$52,910

$31,785

Average Earnings

$35,946

Average Male

$28,249

Average Female

Miami-Dade County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Miami-Dade County, Florida Language by Age

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Miami-Dade County, Florida Language

25.05% of Miami-Dade County, Florida residents speak only English, while 74.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 66.14% of the population.

Miami-Dade County, Florida Language

Miami-Dade County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,833,870308,90416.84%
Black456,116113,54024.89%
White346,80533,1099.55%
Other106,39517,57516.52%
Multiple44,9866,65514.79%
Asian42,3236,34614.99%
Native4,96458611.80%
Islander78615519.72%

17.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.30%

Male Poverty Rate

18.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Miami-Dade County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Miami-Dade County, Florida is Black, with 24.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Miami-Dade County, Florida is White, with 9.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.55%.

Miami-Dade County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.43%
High School18.57%
Some College12.05%
Bachelors or Greater7.95%

Miami-Dade County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.38%
Male Unemployed28.69%
Female Employed8.45%
Male Employed5.90%

Miami-Dade County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Miami-Dade County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,347$79,100
Families$57,871$87,894
Married Families$73,488$107,939
Non Families$30,842$54,454
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Income by Household Type

Miami-Dade County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Miami-Dade County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Miami-Dade County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Miami-Dade County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Miami-Dade County, Florida Marital Status

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48,104

Number of Veterans

43,882

Male Veterans

4,222

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14,810
Second Gulf War11,601
First Gulf War9,516
Korea2,713
World War II1,351

Miami-Dade County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5412,593
65 to 7411,099
55 to 649,249
75+8,818
18 to 346,345

Miami-Dade County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White32,5982.00%
Hispanic19,9481.34%
Black12,2823.46%
2 or More1,1753.81%
Other1,1681.38%
Asian5641.54%
Indian2265.78%
Hawaiian9112.01%

Miami-Dade County, Florida Veterans by Race

Miami-Dade County, Florida Veterans by Education

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9.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Miami-Dade County, Florida Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Miami-Dade County, Florida Employment by Age

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Miami-Dade County, Florida Employment by Race

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Miami-Dade County, Florida 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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32.63%

Born in Florida

46.28%

Native Born

53.72%

Foreign Born

22.66%

Non Citizen

31.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

46.28% of Miami-Dade County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 32.63% having been born in Florida. 22.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Miami-Dade County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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