miami population

Miami Sees Its First Population Drop In Decades

Surging housing costs and a fickle labor market, which by one measure still hasn’t recovered from the pandemic are sending many locals packing. Miami-Dade lost 79,535 people through net migration to other parts of Florida or other states between 2020 and 2022. Still, there are reasons for optimism.

Miami-Dade County Population Falls 1%, U.S. Census Says

Between April 1, 2020 and July 1, 2022, Miami-Dade County’s population fell 1% to 2.67 million, U.S. Census figures stated, a loss of 27,930 people. In contrast, Florida gained 706,636 people in that time, a rise of 3.3% to 22.24 million. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE