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Miami, Florida is a sprawling coastal city in southeastern Florida that has more than 250 neighborhoods and sub-neighborhoods too numerous to mention. It is the county seat and is the second largest community in the state by population. It is also the fourth largest urban area in the United States. It is the principal and central city of the Miami Metropolitan Area and in 2012, it was classified as a Alpha−World City. It is a high ethnically diverse city, though the majority of residents are of European descent. The first language of the city is Spanish followed by English, French Creole and others. Miami is a center of commerce, entertainment and culture and 23.5% of all adults in the city have a four-year degree or higher. The city has a tropical monsoon climate that bring warm dry winters and muggy hot summers.
The city has earned the nicknames of “Magic City,” “The Gateway to the Americas” and the “Capital of Latin America.” The area was settled in 1825 and the city was incorporated in July of 1896. The city is named for both Lake Mayaimi and the native tribes who lived around it. Today, this mega-opolis spans 55.27 square miles, 35.68 square miles of land and 19.59 square miles of water. In 2010, the population was 399,457 and the population density was 11,135.9 people per square mile. The population for 2015 is estimated at 441,003. In 2010, the median household income in Miami was $29,621, the median family income was $33,379 and the per capita income was $19745. The top five employers in the city are Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami-Dade County, the United States Government, Florida Government and the University of Miami. A few of the many companies headquartered in Miami are Barcardi, Burger King, many cruise lines, Benihana, Vector Group, U.S. Century Bank and many, many more.
Public education is provided by the schools of the Miami-Dade County Public School System. The school system has approximately 400 schools and education centers, many of which are in the city of Miami. Many of the schools have been named to best lists, top 100 best schools lists and more. There is also a variety of private schools available within the city like St. Hugh Catholic School, Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame High School, and many more. Public Transportation is provided by Metrorail, Metrobus, Tri-Rail, MIA Mover and more. Miami is home to Miami international Airport and the Port of Miami. There are countless parks, trails and green spaces scattered throughout the city, which offers amenities such as walking/biking trails, playgrounds, sports court and fields, picnic areas, landscaped gardens and so much more. Homes for sale in Miami run the gamut from fixer-uppers through the luxury homes of the ultra elite. Other real estate options include apartments, duplexes and houses for rent as well as townhomes, condominiums, villas and more for lease. To begin your home search in Miami, call local real estate agent Albert Vasquez today, at 305-801-2761 and find the home of your dreams.
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