Census: International Immigration Alone Boosted Miami-Dade Population By 15% Between 2010 & 2018

Miami-Dade County has seen a major population boom since 2010, largely fueled by international migration.

The huge influx of international migrants means that almost 15% of Miami-Dade residents did not even live in the U.S. 10 years ago (or less).

There have been 265,146 new international migrants arriving in Miami-Dade between 2010 and 2018 alone, increasing the county’s population by 15.1 percent during that time.

Miami-Dade ranks second in the U.S. for population increase through international migration, behind only Osceola County which grew 15.9 percent (Osceola was fueled by immigrants from Puerto Rico, which are counted as international by the Census Bureau). Miami-Dade was still far ahead of Osceola on a numeric basis though, with Osceola recording a total of just 42,640 international migrants.

The numbers were released by the Census Bureau and first reported by Florida Politics.

Overall, the state of Florida ranks number one nationwide for international migration. The growth is largely concentrated in Miami and Orlando however.

 

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Anonymous

All for immigration to our home but I just hope they remember why they left and why the chose Florida. Let’s keep our strong economy going!

Anonymous

Confused as to “international migration”. They include Puerto Rico which is US Citizens. How were these numbers determined? Census? Does it include illegal immigrants?

Anonymous

Most Americans (even the highly educated ones) don’t even know that Puerto Rico is part of the US and obviously that all Puerto Ricans are American citizens.

Anonymous

What do you mean by ‘highly’ educated? Stupid statement. You’re probably not a highly educated American if you do not know that Puerto Ricans are American citizens. Perhaps I cut you some slack if you are a highly educated 16yo. If you have lived in the US for over 20 yrs and still haven’t ran across that bit of info, I wouldn’t call you highly educated. Just cause you sat through a classroom listening to someone speak doesn’t complete your qualification of being ‘highly educated’. The world might have ATTEMPTED to educate you but ultimately failed.

Daniel

Puerto Rico is a sui generis case because despite having American citizenship, they have another nationality (Puerto Rican), Language and even compete against them in the Olympics. It is a Commonwealth that does not belong to the United States of America the same way as Florida, Hawaii, Alaska or others, (because it is not a state yet).

Anonymous

Puerto Rico is NOT international migration! They are citizens. That would be like saying anyone from Hawaii or Alaska that moved to Florida was an international migrant. Give me a break!

Anonymous

Hawaii and Alaska are states that are among the United States of America.

Anonymous

Exactly, just as Puerto Rico is.

Anonymous

No, PR is a territory/commonwealth like Guam, Samoa and the Virgin Isles, not exactly a state. It’s a little different. I agree they shouldn’t be counted as international though, that’s stupid.

Charles

They are a territory, like Guam. If they choose to be a state then they would have to pay taxes like the other 50.

Michael

The article states that the Census Bureau counts Puerto Ricans as international. I’m just guessing, but maybe the reason is because their primary language is not English and language spoken at home is another census category.

Anonymous

This is great news! #keepgrowing

Anonymous

why is Trump doral property the cover photo of this article?? Lol

POLO

Because business at Trump Doral is down 70% since he announced he was a presidential candidate back in 2015? LOL.

Anonymous

FAKE NEWS

Anonymous

Except business isnt down 70%, Lol’er.

Anonymous

Why is there a passenger jet engine in the photo?

Anonymous

because trump is married to an illegal.

Anonymous

lol…….

Anonymous

A gorgeous, multi lingual and smart one at that

Anonymous

Whom the orange man cheated on with a big tit stripper.

Anonymous

FAKE NEWS

Anonymous

First Lady is a perfect example of immigration always should be in this country, A woman coming legally to a country, talented International model that speak 5 languages, but for Trump haters she can be bullied just because their candidate didn’t won an election.

Anonymous

Oh boo hoo cry me a river, we heard republicons bash Michelle Obama because she wanted kids to eat more vegetables.

I’m tired of you republicons saying “Trump haters are mad because their candidate didn’t win the election.” Trump became president over Hillary because of the electoral college vote. Trump “BEAT A WOMAN.” A woman has never been elected PRESIDENT in these United States of America… ever! Hillary Clinton’s husband was elected president TWICE!!! Trump didn’t do anything spectacular. Now, why don’t you talk about how the other republicon presidential candidates were mad because Trump beat them out?

Anonymous

You sound like mean faced Warren.

Anonymous

Funny, I thought I sounded more like Republican Senator Mike Lee.

Anonymous

International “model” with a capital I lol, too bad English isn’t one of the five languages she “speaks,” maybe one is the language of “love”

Anonymous

Because Doral is the darling of growth and prosperity of the county.

Anonymous

“Darling of growth?”

Please, Doral is a “Johnny come lately.”

Anonymous

Party in the city where the heat is on
All night, on the beach till the break of dawn
“Welcome to Miami”
“Bienvenidos a Miami”

Anonymous

Miami که لتعدخخ

Anonymous

Of course bias next Miami staff has to shoe Trumps resort as the cover picture. Typical leftist doesn’t know what legal and illegal immigration is.

Anonymous

I think it’s pretty clever in showing the irony that Trump’s resort is located in Doral, one of the epicenters of international migration. I don’t see it as pro or anti Trump at all, just ironic

Anonymous

Trump wasn’t even in office for seven of those years.

Anonymous

Like all publications fail to clarify if the immigration is legal or ilegal with the only intention to confuse readers, the numbers shown are Legal international immigration.

Anonymous

Thanks for clarifying that. Puerto Rico should not be counted as they are US citizens. Expand legal immigration as that is good for our Country. EB5 has helped Miami tremendously. I wish our dollar was lower, but unfortunately that just comes with a strong economy.

Anonymous

trump loves illegals!!!!…he’s married to one

Anonymous

the Porn star or the other porn star?

Anonymous

The one he told Michael Cohen to pay.

Anonymous

TRUMP 2020

Anonymous

Trump 2024!

Anonymous

You should learn some civility.

Anonymous

Learn to spell

Anonymous

Learn to spell show not shoe lol…

Anonymous

What?!.. I’ll throw my show at you!

Anonymous

Second only to Osceola County, which has huge human trafficking problems, I wonder why?

Anonymous

Important to know is the education level of these immigrants. I read somewhere that in the Miami area international immigrants are highly educated which would be a plus.

Anonymous

You “read somewhere?”

Okay Sarah Palin.