Miami-Dade County, Florida Population 2020

Miami-Dade County, Florida's estimated population is 2,794,990 with a growth rate of 0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Miami-Dade County, Florida is the largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20202,794,99016,7100.60%
20192,778,28016,7000.60%
20182,761,58016,7000.61%
20172,744,88022,3100.82%
20162,722,57034,4101.28%
20152,688,16027,7701.04%
20142,660,39024,7500.94%
20132,635,64033,4601.29%
20122,602,18032,3201.26%
20112,569,86062,8002.50%
20102,507,060569,97029.42%
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%

Miami-Dade County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,041,79175.19%
Black or African American481,97617.75%
Some Other Race100,3323.69%
Asian43,2891.59%
Two or More Races42,7041.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,6680.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7510.03%

Miami-Dade County, Florida Population Pyramid 2020

Miami-Dade County, Florida Median Age

39.7


Total

38.1


Male

41.2


Female

Miami-Dade County, Florida Adults

There are 2,161,000 adults, (423,353 of whom are seniors) in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Miami-Dade County, Florida Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Miami-Dade County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

1,396,890

51.44%

Male

1,318,630

48.56%

Miami-Dade County, Florida Households and Families

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

Miami-Dade County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.7%36.3%
All51.6%48.4%
Male45.8%54.2%
Female42.2%57.8%
Non Family41.7%58.3%

51.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All870,0513.0751.6
Married376,6303.7763.7
Non Family274,9591.3141.7
Female159,4474.0842.2
Male59,0154.0645.8

3.74

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Miami-Dade County, Florida Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191,2149.94%
9th to 12th Grade164,6618.56%
High School Graduate533,54227.75%
Some College299,61915.58%
Associates Degree179,8359.35%
Bachelors Degree350,98618.25%
Graduate Degree203,01110.56%

Miami-Dade County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,338,4801,061,620352,949
Black313,265246,12552,810
White255,772242,203131,665
Other Race70,90855,32916,601
Asian32,40427,70116,778
Multiple Races24,91620,7378,546
Native American3,2342,266445
Islander64549289

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,942$33,803$27,318
Less Than High School$20,445$23,331$16,470
High School Grad$24,534$27,168$20,757
Some College$31,457$35,084$28,627
Bachelors Degree$42,152$48,778$38,851
Graduate Degree$60,984$75,218$51,801

$30,942

Average Earnings

$33,803

Average Male

$27,318

Average Female

Miami-Dade County, Florida Language

Miami-Dade County, Florida Language by Age

Miami-Dade County, Florida Language

25.68% of Miami-Dade County, Florida residents speak only English, while 74.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 65.67% of the population.

Miami-Dade County, Florida Poverty

Miami-Dade County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,830,140323,57017.68%
Black467,937124,37426.58%
White355,76736,09710.15%
Other99,71716,88816.94%
Multiple41,9156,42015.32%
Asian42,5916,27814.74%
Native4,52972015.90%
Islander73922330.18%

18.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.25%

Male Poverty Rate

19.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Miami-Dade County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Miami-Dade County, Florida is Islander, with 30.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Miami-Dade County, Florida is White, with 10.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.52%
High School19.68%
Some College12.54%
Bachelors or Greater8.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.53%
Male Unemployed30.40%
Female Employed9.08%
Male Employed6.56%

Miami-Dade County, Florida Income

Miami-Dade County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,982$75,744
Families$55,111$84,339
Married Families$70,622$103,811
Non Families$29,480$52,189

Miami-Dade County, Florida Marital Status

Miami-Dade County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Miami-Dade County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Miami-Dade County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Miami-Dade County, Florida Veterans

50,015

Number of Veterans

45,592

Male Veterans

4,423

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15,392
Second Gulf War11,126
First Gulf War9,558
Korea2,996
World War II1,779
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5413,538
65 to 7411,496
55 to 649,596
75+9,032
18 to 346,353
Name Veterans % of Total
White34,3972.09%
Hispanic20,6201.38%
Black12,1773.34%
2 or More1,2294.23%
Other1,1321.41%
Asian6801.85%
Indian3118.51%
Hawaiian8913.03%

$Miami-Dade County, Florida Veterans by Education

10.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Miami-Dade County, Florida Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Miami-Dade County, Florida 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

32.80%

Born in Florida

46.75%

Native Born

53.25%

Foreign Born

22.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

46.75% of Miami-Dade County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 32.80% having been born in Florida. 22.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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