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Homestead is a city in Miami-Dade County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.
So named because government land here was settled by homesteaders
The latitude of Homestead is 25.468N. The longitude is -80.477W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 34,182.
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4% of Homestead residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Homestead ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Homestead was $11,357, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Homestead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Homestead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,043.
Libraries in Homestead include Homestead Branch Library ... View libraries
Miami-Dade County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Homestead political report.
The average commute time for Homestead workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 29 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Homestead between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 9.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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Cons: I had a automobile accident in Homestead on a Friday night @ 9:30 PM with 3 girls in a 2004 chevy malibu...
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