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Population (year 2000): 72,739. Estimated population in July 2005: 106,623 (+46.6% change)
Males: 34,610 (47.6%), Females: 38,129 (52.4%)

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Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $50,289 (year 2000)
Median house value: $116,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Miramar:

  • Black (43.3%)
  • Hispanic (29.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (21.6%)
  • Two or more races (5.1%)
  • Other race (4.7%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: West Indian (25.4%), United States (4.9%), German (3.9%), Italian (3.8%), Irish (3.0%), English (2.3%).

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Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 29.5 square miles

Miramar,

For population 25 years and over in Miramar

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Miramar city

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

40.7% Foreign born (36.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +31,279 (+75.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (8.2 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (1031.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lucerne, FL (2.2 miles Lake City, FL (2.7 miles Carol Pines, FL (3.2 miles Pembroke Club, FL (3.4 miles Country North, FL (4.2 miles Opa-locka Palm Ranches, FL (4.3 miles Royal City, FL (4.6 miles Cooper Lake, FL (4.6 miles Scott


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1188 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1997: 840 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 1998: 1200 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 1999: 1851 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2000: 2209 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2001: 2470 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2002: 1745 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2003: 1332 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2004: 1630 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2005: 684 buildings, average cost: $122,500

Latitude: 25.98 N, Longitude: 80.28 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.9%), Retail trade (13.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -18,634 (-25.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,889 (8.7%)

Crime in Miramar (2001):
  • 1 murder (1.3 per 100,000)
  • 27 rapes (36.2 per 100,000)
  • 97 robberies (130.0 per 100,000)
  • 292 assaults (391.3 per 100,000)
  • 1,201 burglaries (1609.4 per 100,000)
  • 1,656 thefts (2219.1 per 100,000)
  • 358 auto thefts (479.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 382.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Miramar (2002):
  • 6 murders (7.9 per 100,000)
  • 36 rapes (47.3 per 100,000)
  • 145 robberies (190.6 per 100,000)
  • 266 assaults (349.7 per 100,000)
  • 856 burglaries (1125.4 per 100,000)
  • 1,721 thefts (2262.5 per 100,000)
  • 407 auto thefts (535.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 382.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Miramar, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Miramar,

Miramar-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/10/1956, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Miramar city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/17/1959, a category 3 tornado 10.3 miles away from the city center injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Emmanuel Adeife - College basketball player (Houston Cougars), Keaton Copeland - College basketball player (Miami Hurricanes), Roderick Wilmont - College basketball player (Indiana Hoosiers), Warren Gale - College basketball player (Florida Intl Golden Panthers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Miramar:
  • SOUTH FL STATE HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; PEMBROKE PINES, FL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PEMBROKE (about 5 miles; PEMBROKE PINES, FL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WEST (about 6 miles; PEMBROKE PINES, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Miramar:
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 11 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 14 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 50 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Miramar:
  • NORTH PERRY (about 4 miles; HOLLYWOOD, FL; ID: HWO)
  • OPA LOCKA (about 6 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: OPF)
  • OPA LOCKA WEST (about 10 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: X46)

Amtrak stations near Miramar:
  • 9 miles: HOLLYWOOD (3001 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: MIAMI (8303 N.W. 37TH AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: FORT LAUDERDALE (200 SW 21ST TERRACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 51 $149,660 $35,214 22 $22,632
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9 $40,777 $54,369 0 $0
Water Supply 94 $365,286 $46,632 0 $0
Transit 4 $10,424 $31,272 12 $15,354
Other and Unallocable 69 $248,090 $43,146 53 $63,907
Sewerage 29 $96,349 $39,868 0 $0
Financial Administration 35 $119,955 $41,127 1 $1,603
Other Government Administration 56 $247,091 $52,948 1 $746
Police Protection - Officers 157 $861,197 $65,823 0 $0
Police - Other 49 $152,713 $37,399 48 $22,195
Firefighters 125 $748,843 $71,888 0 $0
Fire - Other 22 $83,931 $45,780 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $36,361 $33,564 0 $0
Welfare 10 $35,997 $43,196 1 $1,032
Totals for Government 723 $3,196,674 $53,056 138 $127,469


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Miramar:
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,554)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 14 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 25,323)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 17 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 31 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
Public high schools in Miramar:
  • MIRAMAR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,731; Location: 3601 SW 89TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EVERGLADES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,311; Location: 17100 SW 48TH COURT; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARKWAY ACADEMY (Students: 473; Location: 7451 RIVIERA BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Miramar:
  • FLORIDA BIBLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 752; Location: 9300 PEMBROKE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Miramar:
  • NEW RENAISSANCE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,609; Location: 10701 MIRAMAR BOULEVARD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HENRY D. PERRY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,487; Location: 3400 WILDCAT WAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • COCONUT PALM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,340; Location: 13601 MONARCH LAKES BOULE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SILVER SHORES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,196; Location: 1701 SW 160TH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SUNSHINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,044; Location: 7737 W LASALLE BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SILVER LAKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,026; Location: 2300 SW 173 AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FAIRWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,008; Location: 7850 FAIRWAY BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SEA CASTLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 946; Location: 9600 MIRAMAR BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SUNSET LAKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 876; Location: 18400 SW 25TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MIRAMAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 850; Location: 6831 SW 26TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Miramar:
  • ST BARTHOLOMEW CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 8001 MIRAMAR PARKWAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST STEPHEN PROTOMARTYR SCHOOL (Students: 212; Location: 2000 SOUTH STATE RD 7; Grades: PK - 8)

Notable locations in Miramar: Parkway Plaza (A), Miramar Country Club (B).

Shopping Centers: Palmetto By Pass Shopping Center (1), Miramar Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Miramar include: Pembroke Road Church (A), Saint Bartholomew Church (B), Saint Stephens Church (C), Temple Israel of Miramar (D), First Baptist Church of Miramar (E), Life Tabernacle (F).

Parks in Miramar include: Calhoun Recreation Complex (1), Forzano Park (2), Southwest Broward Junior Athletic Association (3), Sawyer Park (4), Veterans Memorial Park (5), Wellman Field (6), Fairway Park (7).


Miramar compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Miramar:
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLQY (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJCC (1700 AM; 10 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSRF (1580 AM; 10 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAVS (1170 AM; 5 kW; DAVIE, FL; Owner: RADIO WAVS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Miramar:
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WAMR-FM (107.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WDNA (88.9 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: BASCOMB MEMORIAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WCMQ-FM (92.3 FM; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: WCMQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WRTO (98.3 FM; GOULDS, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #2)

TV broadcast stations around Miramar:
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WIMP-CA (Channel 25; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN-CA (Channel 41; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SHERJAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVEB-CA (Channel 21; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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