Miami has the 5th largest Black population of any metropolitan area in the nation.. Many are not aware that Miami’s Black population is so large. Almost 20% of this population is foreign born. The Miami metro is home to approximately 271 thousand Haitians, 150 thousand Jamaicans, and many Black Hispanics of African decent from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

Metropolitan Area DataBlackTotal Metro
Population 1,314,191 6,158,824
Median household income42,15554,284
Family poverty rate16.6%10.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher18.8%32.1%
Married-couple family households32.9%43.7%
Homeowner rate43.4%59.5%

SOURCE: 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

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Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metro

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