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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
  • Climate:
    • 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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