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Miami Gardens, FL

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Miami Gardens, Florida is a recently incorporated suburban city in the Miami, Florida metropolitan area. It is characterized best by its sunny weather, a low cost of living, and a stable housing market. With a population of 109,680 people, according to the 2010 census, it is the largest city in Florida with a majority black American populace, at 76.3%.

Key City Stats
The average age of Miami Gardens, FL is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.14%
  • 7.02%
  • 5.33%
  • Female
  • 7.46%
  • 6.67%
  • 5.41%
$1032
is average rent in Miami Gardens, FL
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 3.75%
  • 3.9%
  • 2.59%
20.69%
of units are available for rent in Miami Gardens
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 698
  • 298
  • 484
Getting Around in Miami Gardens, FL

Transportation options in Miami Gardens are a little limited. Less than 2% of the population use it. This is probably reflected in the average commute to work for residents of Miami Gardens taking 33 minutes, seven minutes longer than the national average. Driving seems to be the most popular way to get around. The carpooling rates in Miami Gardens are about 5% higher than the national average, while there are about 1.2% more people walking to work than in most places, which is impressive. Nearby in Miami, you have access to two different airports, as well as Amtrak and Greyhound services.

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Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
43
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Miami Gardens is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 7.42%
  • 21.97%
  • 5.36%

Sports

<p>If you are interested in sports, Miami Gardens may just be the city for you, as it has a rich history in professional sports. Fans know that Miami Gardens is the home of the Sun Life Stadium, home of the annual Orange Bowl college football event. For nearly twenty years, the Florida Marlins, of Major League Baseball, shared the Sun Life Stadium with the ever-popular National Football League team, the Miami Dolphins. Now, the Florida Marlins are the Miami Marlins Miami Gardens' Sun Life Stadium is the home of the University of Miami Hurricanes football team, as well.</p>

Easy to Afford!

<p>The average cost of living in Florida is slightly under the national average. You especially save money on your utility bills by moving to Miami Gardens, as all of your energy bills there would be around ten percent lower than the national average. The housing market in Miami Gardens seems to hold steady below the average costs of living in Florida, with the cost of purchasing a home is only slightly above the national average. Property taxes come in under the national average. Over 88% of people own the homes they live in in Miami Gardens.</p>

Sunshine State Weather

<p>Living in Miami Gardens can keep you cheerful and happy if you love the sun. The average temperature in the winter months is 69*F. That is still warm enough to go swimming! Not only that, but the average temperature in the summer is 81*F, peaking in August. If you are sensitive to heat, you may want to invest in a home with central air conditioning. The average high precipitation point happens in June, when Miami Gardens tends to get around eight inches of precipitation</p>