Income/capita 42%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 79%
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IndexMiami GardensFloridaNational
Income per capita$17,265$27,598$29,829
Median household income$39,012$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,505$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,323$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$24,251$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$23,260$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate8.3%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level23.4%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Miami Gardens is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Miami Gardens is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Miami Gardens is 79% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Miami Gardens is 55% higher than the national average

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      Miami Gardens employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.4%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector5.5%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services17.1%17.8%
      Public administration6.8%8.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.3%6.1%
      Education, health & social services9.7%36.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lazy Lake, FL34$242,813338.9%
      Golden Beach, FL635$150,938172.8%
      Miami Shores, FL10,772$101,04782.7%
      Weston, FL68,893$93,88369.7%
      Cooper City, FL34,364$92,38867.0%
      Miami Gardens, FL112,514$39,01229.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Costa Mesa, CA112,439$70,43827.3%
      Delta, BC112,691n/a 
      Lehigh Acres, FL112,279$41,73424.6%
      Round Rock, TX112,767$74,08733.9%
      Carlsbad, CA112,008$97,14575.6%
      Miami Gardens, FL112,514$39,01229.5%
      Source: The Miami Gardens, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).