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Richest and poorest places in Miami

  • Richest and poorest places in Miami
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    Richest and poorest places in Miami

    In a city as large as Miami, the economic fortunes of residents can vary dramatically from neighborhood to neighborhood. From the Miami-Dade limits to the gilded highrises of Brickell, each area carries a different reality in terms of the wealth of its residents.

    To help understand income disparity throughout Miami, Stacker analyzed data from the most recent American Community Survey from the U.S. Census. Stacker focused on the 25 Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) that encompass Miami-Dade County, defined as statistical geographic areas with populations of over 100,000, digging into the range of economic circumstances for each community.

    The research team has ranked these areas by median income per capita from low to high, including supporting data around the population, unemployment rates, and median rental rates.

    Read on to find out the richest and poorest areas in Miami. 

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  • #25. Northeast—Hialeah City (South Central)
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    #25. Northeast—Hialeah City (South Central)

    - Median income: $15,571
    - Total population: 99,484
    - Unemployment rate: 6.8%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $734

  • #24. East Central—Miami City (West)
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    #24. East Central—Miami City (West)

    - Median income: $16,011
    - Total population: 115,029
    - Unemployment rate: 4.5%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $937

  • #23. Northeast—Hialeah City (North Central)
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    #23. Northeast—Hialeah City (North Central)

    - Median income: $16,228
    - Total population: 112,431
    - Unemployment rate: 3.3%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $933

  • #22. Northeast—Opa-Locka City, West Little River, and Westview
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    #22. Northeast—Opa-Locka City, West Little River, and Westview

    - Median income: $16,649
    - Total population: 110,555
    - Unemployment rate: 9.5%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $835

  • #21. Northeast Central—Miami City (Downtown)
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    #21. Northeast Central—Miami City (Downtown)

    - Median income: $16,833
    - Total population: 124,012
    - Unemployment rate: 8.4%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $867

  • #20. South—Homestead City (North) and Florida City (North)
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    #20. South—Homestead City (North) and Florida City (North)

    - Median income: $18,437
    - Total population: 120,042
    - Unemployment rate: 8.1%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $724

  • #19. Northeast Central—Miami City (North)
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    #19. Northeast Central—Miami City (North)

    - Median income: $20,370
    - Total population: 108,267
    - Unemployment rate: 10.3%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $789

  • #18. Central—Miami Springs City and Miami International Airport
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    #18. Central—Miami Springs City and Miami International Airport

    - Median income: $20,408
    - Total population: 102,286
    - Unemployment rate: 6.5%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $824

  • #17. North Central—Miami Gardens City (North and West)
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    #17. North Central—Miami Gardens City (North and West)

    - Median income: $20,642
    - Total population: 105,086
    - Unemployment rate: 7.9%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $845

  • #16. Miami-Dade County—North Miami City (Southwest) and Golden Glades (West)
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    #16. Miami-Dade County—North Miami City (Southwest) and Golden Glades (West)

    - Median income: $20,681
    - Total population: 116,089
    - Unemployment rate: 10.5%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $927

  • #15. North Central—Tamiami Trail Region (South)—Tamiami
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    #15. North Central—Tamiami Trail Region (South)—Tamiami

    - Median income: $21,678
    - Total population: 111,180
    - Unemployment rate: 4.6%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,025

  • #14. Southwest—South Miami Heights
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    #14. Southwest—South Miami Heights

    - Median income: $21,903
    - Total population: 130,429
    - Unemployment rate: 5.9%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $804

  • #13. North Central—Doral, Sweetwater, and Fontainebleau
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    #13. North Central—Doral, Sweetwater, and Fontainebleau

    - Median income: $22,319
    - Total population: 133,507
    - Unemployment rate: 2.7%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,150

  • #12. Northeast—Greater North Miami Beach (West)
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    #12. Northeast—Greater North Miami Beach (West)

    - Median income: $22,602
    - Total population: 107,588
    - Unemployment rate: 9.4%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $944

  • #11. East Central—South Miami City, Westchester, and Coral Terrace
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    #11. East Central—South Miami City, Westchester, and Coral Terrace

    - Median income: $24,425
    - Total population: 104,188
    - Unemployment rate: 4.8%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,150

  • #10. Central—Kendale Lakes (Southwest) and Kendall West (South)
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    #10. Central—Kendale Lakes (Southwest) and Kendall West (South)

    - Median income: $26,210
    - Total population: 107,883
    - Unemployment rate: 5%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,093

  • #9. North Central—Greater Miami Lakes
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    #9. North Central—Greater Miami Lakes

    - Median income: $26,410
    - Total population: 123,477
    - Unemployment rate: 5.3%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,152

  • #8. East Central—Kendall (North), Sunset, and Westwood Lakes
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    #8. East Central—Kendall (North), Sunset, and Westwood Lakes

    - Median income: $27,520
    - Total population: 100,764
    - Unemployment rate: 5.2%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,100

  • #7. Southeast—Cutler Bay Town and Palmetto Bay Village
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    #7. Southeast—Cutler Bay Town and Palmetto Bay Village

    - Median income: $27,783
    - Total population: 113,976
    - Unemployment rate: 5.8%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $537

  • #6. South/outside urban development boundary and Monroe Counties
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    #6. South/outside urban development boundary and Monroe Counties

    - Median income: $30,185
    - Total population: 110,375
    - Unemployment rate: 5.8%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,199

  • #5. Central—The Hammocks (West), Richmond West (West), and Country Walk
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    #5. Central—The Hammocks (West), Richmond West (West), and Country Walk

    - Median income: $30,352
    - Total population: 122,094
    - Unemployment rate: 4%
    - 1-bedroom median gross rent: $1,182

  • #4. East—Miami City (East) and Key Biscayne Village
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    #4. East—Miami City (East) and Key Biscayne Village

    - Median income: $31,501
    - Total population: 112,265
    - Unemployment rate: 4.2%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,404

  • #3. Northeast—Aventura City and Surfside
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    #3. Northeast—Aventura City and Surfside

    - Median income: $31,576
    - Total population: 96,257
    - Unemployment rate: 5.6%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,308

  • #2. Northeast—Miami Beach and Miami Shores
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    #2. Northeast—Miami Beach and Miami Shores

    - Median income: $36,253
    - Total population: 103,235
    - Unemployment rate: 2.3%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,378

  • #1. East—Coral Gables City, Pinecrest Village, and Kendall (South)
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    #1. East—Coral Gables City, Pinecrest Village, and Kendall (South)

    - Median income: $37,487
    - Total population: 101,523
    - Unemployment rate: 2.9%
    - One-bedroom median gross rent: $1,301

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