Miami-Dade Ranks #1 For Drivers Licenses Exchanged From Other States

Miami-Dade sits atop the list of Florida counties where drivers exchanged their out-of-state licenses in 2022, according to data from Florida’s Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (via Florida Realtors).

Overall Miami-Dade gained 59,113 people last year, the drivers license data shows.

Broward ranked second with 40,212, followed by Hillsborough (38,330), and Palm Beach (37,637).

The state as a whole saw 583,200 drivers from other states exchange their license for one from Florida.

That is an increase of 28% compared to the previous six years. It is even an increase from the pandemic year of 2021, with 36,200 more new residents registering in 2022 than the year before.

New York topped the list of states where drivers moved to Florida from in 2022 (61,205 – up 35% compared to the 2016 through 2021 average). New Jersey (30,837, up 28%) and California ranked (28,957 up 57%) ranked second and third.

 

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Juan
12 days ago

A lot more cars in the same amount of space, this can’t end well. We need to make clean and quick public transit a priority and more bike lanes wouldn’t hurt either.

BDub
12 days ago

The only thing relatively quick to implement is more buses, and folks here don’t want to ride them.

Anon
12 days ago

Our streetcar system was torn out by our own government and replaced with freaking busses. Shameful.

Manny
12 days ago

I think at this rate only something underground would work!

Carlos
11 days ago

I was one of those 61.205 New Yorkers who left the shithole latrine state. I’m happy now in my new conservative residence state

Melo, the true giga chad
12 days ago

Yeah and also the most amount of hours spent in line at 3rd world country DMVs

Anonymous
12 days ago

I’ll remember that when I’m stuck in between a Range Rover with a New Jersey license plate, and beat–up 1995 Corolla with a s**thole country yarn flag hanging from its mirror.

Anonymous
11 days ago

lmao

Anon
12 days ago

Car city! Blegh

Anonymous
12 days ago

Thank you Ron DeSantis!

Anonymous
11 days ago

No

Nick
9 days ago

And by far the worst drivers in the entire country live here. You are safer walking in the Bronx at night than driving here.

LuluLemon
3 days ago

One of the reasons it takes a few months to get a DMV appointment and that the department is even less efficient than ever

Anonymous
12 days ago

Miami Winning