Miami’s population continued growing fast in the past year, according to Census data released today.
Between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018 Miami’s population grew by 8,884. By numeric growth, it was among the 15 fastest growing cities nationwide during the year.
The city’s population now stands at 470,914, a new record.
Miami’s growth rate ranks even higher compared to the rest of the nation when measured since the start of the decade.
In 2010, the city’s population stood at just 400,864, meaning the population has grown by over 70,000, or 17.5% in eight years.