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Miami Lakes, Florida
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living can be the major factor in deciding which community works best. The rent burden for Miami Lakes is about 21.7% of the average monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Miami Lakes is about $1,630 and the median value for a house for Miami Lakes costs around $345,154.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Miami Lakes is 1.5% mixed race, 85.1% Hispanic, 2.5% black, 92.5% white, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.7% other or not specified, and 0.9% Asian. In Miami Lakes, 2.3% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Miami Lakes has a population density of 2,121 people per square mile. The total population of Miami Lakes consists of 31,087 people. In Miami Lakes, 8.0% have some form of disability, 9.8% live in poverty, 64.5% participate in the labor force, and 14.6% do not have health insurance. Out of the total city population, 48.7% are male and 51.3% are female. The median age of Miami Lakes is 39 years old. Of the population of Miami Lakes 20.5% have a high-school diploma, 11.9% have a graduate degree, and 35.0% have a college degree.
An overview of Florida
The natural beauty of Florida is ranked 21st in the nation. There are 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 Florida residents. St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Out of a national average of 100, Florida has a cost of living index rating of 99, a grocery index rating of 104, and a housing index rating of 95. Overall, Florida ranks 13th in quality of life and 29th in healthcare compared to other US states.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Florida residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. Thirty-five percent of Florida residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 15,611 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 42, and 34% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Florida is around 82F.The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 60F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 79F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 36F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Florida is 37.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 11.50 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.54 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Florida is around 75%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of September. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Florida
The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of saw palmetto, muhly grass, orchid, and a wide variety of palms. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the swamp rabbits, the wild hog, the gray fox, or the pelicans. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.