Miami Ranks Fifth Nationwide For Population Growth Since 2010

The Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach area has seen among the highest population growth of any metro area since 2010, according to Census data released last month.

In total, there were 6,198,782 in the area as of July 1, 2018.

The metro has has grown by 632,488 people since April 1, 2010. That is the fifth highest amount in the nation, with all top five metros being warm weather areas.

Miami-Dade alone has added 263,568 people since 2010, despite nearly all developable land being built out long ago. The county surpassed Dallas in the top ten ranking of most populous counties this decade.

Miami-Dade’s growth accelerated in 2018 compared to 2017, although Broward fell, an analysis in the Herald showed.

Population growth in Miami is fueled by international arrivals, the Herald noted. As with many big cities, the area’s domestic migration was negative. Despite that, Miami’s growth from  international arrivals has led to large net gains every year.

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Anonymous
1 year ago

Because Miami rocks!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Time to continue to improve infrastructure, quality of life for all

Anonymous
1 year ago

I wonder if they received the memo in Tallahassee?

Anonymous
1 year ago

memo of what exactly?

Anonymous
1 year ago

Did all the people who moved here gather for a picture at MBV..? 🙂

Anonymous
1 year ago

Ever since the start of renovations I noticed it has become more lively.

Anonymous
1 year ago

it looks better….no more pink color

Anonymous
1 year ago

What’s wrong with classic pink?

¯\_(ツ)_/¯
1 year ago

It looked more like faded red….

marc
1 year ago

So you mean Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach ranks fifth nationwide.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Thank you Melo for building apartments to meet this influx.

Polo
1 year ago

Thank you Melo for building ugly boxes all over to meet this influx!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Give it a rest, that worn out line you’re always using concerning your displeasure with the look of Melo’s buildings are futile.

Anonymous
1 year ago

i agree!! they look like 1970’s constructions

Anonymous
1 year ago

And those lots probably were empty and vacant since the 1970’s before Melo came along.

Anonymous
1 year ago

False, it was a shabby albeit functional neighborhood until the 1990s when genius city leaders decided to demolish everything instead of promoting smart growth principles.

Anonymous
1 year ago

“Shabby albeit functional neighborhood”
BS!!! it was a dilapidated, empty lots full of junkies and drug dealers , male prostitution and old houses!!!!
I used to live on 555 NE on The Plaza Venetian and at night I used to drive from work all the way to Miami Beach because I was afraid to exit I-95
At least with Melo “ ugly “ buildings the area is walkable and nicer ?

Anonymous
1 year ago

its great they build fast, but most of it is ugly.

Anonymous
1 year ago

I’ll take a mediocore looking buildings over the decrepit structures, crack houses and dirt lots they replaced any day! But yeah, hopefully Melo will step up the designs some.