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Miami Beach is a city in Miami-Dade County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

The latitude of Miami Beach is 25.790N. The longitude is -80.13W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 89,312.


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Median household income
Local
$27,322
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Miami Beach demographic reports
Miami Beach is on the Atlantic Ocean
The city boomed as an affluent vacation resort in the early 1900s, then began to decline in the 1950s. Preservationists, eager to save older buildings from the wrecking ball, sparked the city's comeback.
Known for its many Art Deco buildings.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1,172. The number of murders and homicides was 6. The violent crime rate was 12.8 per 1,000 people.
Miami Beach received national attention for the 1997 murder of designer Gianni Versace.
Filming location for:
· 1999 movie, "Random Hearts"
Well-known residents have included:
· Lawrence Kasdan, director, producer, screenwriter
· Jackie Gleason, comedian
· Steve Spurrier, football player and coach
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Festival of the Arts - Feb. 10-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Miami Beach web sites and events links in the sections below.
Miami Beach attractions: South Beach
Historic sites and museums: Bass Museum of Art, Ziff Jewish Museum of Florida, Wolfsonian, Art Museum at FIU
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National index: 100
Local index: 295

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Miami Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Miami-Dade County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Miami area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33109 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Miami Beach residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Miami Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Miami Beach was $27,853, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

33% of Miami Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
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History

Historic districts in Miami Beach include Miami Beach Architectural District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Miami Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $581.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,555.


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Libraries

Libraries in Miami Beach include Miami Beach Branch, North Shore Branch, South Shore Branch ... View libraries

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Politics

Miami-Dade County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Miami Beach political report.

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Restaurants

Miami Beach restaurants taking online reservations include 1220 at the Tides, 510 Ocean, A Fish Called Avalon, afterglo, Americana - Ritz-Carlton - South Beach, Blue Door at the Delano, Bond St. - Miami, Cafeteria, Chez Walter, China Grill - Miami Beach ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Miami Beach workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 17 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Miami Beach between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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