Income/capita 21%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 35%
IndexWest MiamiFloridaNational
Income per capita$23,622$27,598$29,829
Median household income$43,233$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,136$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,926$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$28,339$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$28,396$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level10.8%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Miami is 21% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Miami is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Miami is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Miami is 29% lower than the national average

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      West Miami employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.6%2.4%
      Manufacturing sector3.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%4.4%
      Wholesale & retail services26.4%9.7%
      Public administration4.2%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%3.8%
      Education, health & social services14.7%31.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Golden Beach, FL635$150,938173%
      Pinecrest, FL19,272$130,900137%
      Key Biscayne, FL12,935$124,504125%
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,522$105,31690%
      Miami Shores, FL10,772$101,04783%
      West Miami, FL6,652$43,23322%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cedarhurst, NY6,652$94,41771%
      Laurel Bay, SC6,651$38,83130%
      Trinity, NC6,651$49,20811%
      Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM6,648$71,82130%
      North Patchogue, NY6,656$88,25060%
      West Miami, FL6,652$43,23322%
      Source: The West Miami, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).