South Florida Hispanic Population is the Nation’s Third-Largest Hispanic Market 08/10/2009
It is everything but ordinary.
4.5 of every 10 individuals in south Florida are Hispanic, compared to only 1.5 of every 10 individuals in the U.S.
About 6 of every 10 individuals in Miami (Dade County) are Hispanic.
The Hispanic population is projected to grow by 16%.
Though south Florida ranks third in terms of Hispanic population, it is #1 for Average Hispanic Household Income, Educational Attainment, and Homeownership.
Nearly half of all south Florida Hispanics have a household income of $50,000+.
Close to two-thirds (61%) of south Florida Hispanics are homeowners, compared to only 49% nationwide.
South Florida Hispanics are also more than twice as likely (34%) than the national average (16%) to have attained at least a college degree.
Source – Claritas 2007