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Miami Shores is a village in Miami-Dade County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

The latitude of Miami Shores is 25.862N. The longitude is -80.193W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,234.


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Median household income
Local
$56,306
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Miami Shores demographic reports
Miami Shores is on Biscayne Bay
Separated from Miami in 1932

Once known for the Biscayne Kennel Club dog track, which closed in 1995

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 76. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.2 per 1,000 people.
Colleges and universities: Barry University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 582

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8% of Miami Shores residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Miami Shores ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Miami Shores was $26,134, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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43% of Miami Shores residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Miami Shores, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $679.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,354.


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Libraries in Miami Shores include Brockway Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Miami Shores between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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