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South Miami
  • Suburb of Miami, FL

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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South Miami is a suburb of Miami with a population of 12,046. South Miami is in Miami-Dade County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in South Miami offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In South Miami there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in South Miami and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South Miami are highly rated.

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About South Miami...
Population
12,046

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$569,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,338
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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South Miami Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    219.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    8.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    81.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    683.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,979.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    203.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in South Miami

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,067
National
$62,843

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