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About Miami-Dade County: Statistics
- PortMiami, the Cruise Capital of the World, broke the world passenger record in 2015 with 4.9 million multi-day passengers.
- Miami International Airport is the second largest U.S. airport for international passengers (21.2 million in 2015) and first for international freight (1.9 million tons in 2015)
- MIA set a new all-time record for annual passenger traffic with 44 million passengers in 2015, over 125,000 passengers each day
- Fourth largest public school district in the United States (2013)
- Population: 2,693,117 (larger than 15 states!)
- Percentage of population foreign-born: 51.5 percent
- Per capita income: $41,883
- Registered vehicles: 1,981,349
- Electric Customers: 1,008,149 (2008)
- Miami-Dade County Water Customers: 432,315 (2014)
- Miami-Dade County Wastewater Customers: 349,778
- Water Usage: 308 million gallons per day
- Average Annual Temperature: 76 degrees
- Average Annual Low Temperature: 59
- Average Annual High Temperature: 89
- Average Annual Precipitation: 58 inches
- Average Annual Chance of Sunshine: 70 percent
- Average Annual Relative Humidity: 84 percent (morning); 63 percent (afternoon)
- Average Annual Wind Speed: 9 mph
- Elevation: 12 feet
- Two national parks:
- Everglades National Park (521,591 acres)
- Biscayne National Park (181,000 acres)
- Registered Voters: 1,244,187
- Total Housing Units: 1,004,3371
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