Population: 133,741Median home value: $228,400 77 Ranks better than 86% of areas
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A+ Miramar Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Miramar Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% higher than Florida
11212% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Miramar cost of living
B Miramar Crime Total crime is 36% lower than Florida
Total crime
1,87832% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5432% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-20%Year over year crime is down
Miramar crime
D Miramar Employment Household income is 32% higher than Florida
Median household income
$64,63217% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$24,71117% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%24% higher than the US average
Miramar employment
C- Miramar Housing Home value is 37% higher than Florida
Median home value
$228,40024% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,44752% higher than the US average
Home ownership
71%12% higher than the US average
Miramar real estate or Miramar rentals
C Miramar Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
51%4% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:112% higher than the US average
Miramar K-12 schools or Miramar colleges

Living in Miramar, FL

Miramar, Florida is a moderately-sized city with a population of 133,741 residents. In Miramar, there are 4,552 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. Miramar is known to be an ethnically diverse city. The two most common races are White (41%) and Black or African American (46%). Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Miramar are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 34% of the population also speak Spanish.

Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Miramar could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to search. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, cost of living, education, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Miramar and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Miramar to Florida and the national average.

Miramar has a livability score of 77 out of 100 and is ranked #315 in Florida and #3,841 in the USA. Compared to the United States average, Miramar ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Miramar scores well for amenities (A+), crime (B-) and weather (A). Regrettably for Miramar, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: cost of living (F) and employment (D).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Miramar has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Miramar: Massage Eden, Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, and Couture Mobile Spa.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Miramar is actually affordable. The median home price for Miramar homes is $228,400, which is 36.9% higher than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Miramar, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.5, which is 2.9% higher than the Florida average. Real estate appreciation rates in Miramar are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Miramar homes comes in at 8.8%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 12%.

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Compare Miramar, FL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Miramar, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rio Vista, Fort Lauderdale8413.92,264
Tarpon River, Fort Lauderdale8112.93,287
River Oaks, Fort Lauderdale8011.73,979
Sunrise Intracoastal, Fort Lauderdale8015.5584
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Sunset, Fort Lauderdale8010.34,181
Las Olas Isles, Fort Lauderdale8014.5842
Idlewyld, Fort Lauderdale8014.9230
Shady Banks, Fort Lauderdale8011.81,039

Best Cities Near Miramar, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Coconut Creek, FL8521.557,731
Bay Harbor Islands, FL8512.55,885
Cooper City, FL854.434,364
Hillsboro Beach, FL8424.71,467
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Lazy Lake, FL8415.334
Davie, FL83798,717
Pembroke Pines, FL821.6164,753
Sunny Isles Beach, FL8211.621,937
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The Beauty of Miramar, Florida is its Location

Growing up near Miramar I have watched this city grow from a small residential city with few businesses to a large area that is filled with homes, apartments, shops and parks. Although back in the 60's and 70's this area was mostly known for it's larger homes and yards tucked within beautiful old trees, today with the sudden growth spurt of Miramar in the past several years, it extends much farther west, with its city limits ending near the Everglades.

The beauty of Miramar is its location. Situated next to Miami and very close to Ft. Lauderdale, its convenient location makes getting to all the hot spots quite easy. Beaches are also just a short distance from Miramar for fun in the sun. Miramar offers many stores for shopping and is very close to the Pembroke Pines Mall as well as not far from Sawgrass Mills Mall where people flock to find great deals on just about anything. Miramar is also filled with many professional office buildings and is in close proximity to a great variety of restaurants.

The population of Miramar is very mixed with young couples to seniors who have lived here many years. There are also many different ethic groups that live in this vicinity of Broward County, making it an interesting place to live.
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