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Language Translation Miami Spotlight – Miami is well-known for its large Cuban population and due to the large immigration population from various Spanish speaking regions, Spanish is spoken by nearly 60% of the population. Although Spanish remains a dominant language spoken in Miami homes, there are more than 128 languages spoken in South Florida.

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The following is a snapshot of language access needs in Miami, Florida.

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    • According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 70.2% of Miami residents speak only Spanish at home (2010)
    • Native-born Miami citizens (median age: 26.4) are generally younger than foreign-born citizens (median age: 49.3)
    • 56.4% of Miami’s population is foreign-born, ranking it 2nd in the United States for foreign-born population by percentage. Hialeah, Florida ranks 1st at 74.4%. (U.S. Census Bureau)
    • At 39.8%, the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach area has the highest percentage of Spanish speakers in the country, a total of 2,091,782. (2010)
    • Miami has a relatively high number of residents that are native French Creole speakers (16,300). Approximately 13.36x what would be expected. (2015)
    • Approximately 36.92% of Miami’s population is foreign-born.


Non-English Speakers in Miami:

Top 10 Languages Spoken in Miami:

  1. Spanish
  2. French Creole
  3. Portuguese
  4. French
  5. Italian  
  6. Chinese
  7. Arabic
  8. German
  9. Tagalog
  10. Russian


Language Translation Miami - Miami's LEP Population statisticsTop 3 Non-English Languages Spoken in Miami:

    1. Spanish – 62.9% native speakers. (2015)
    2. French Creole – 3.7% native speakers (2015)
    3. Portuguese – .5% native speakers (2015)


Miami Population – Most Common Countries of Origin:

    1. Cuba –  906,491 immigrants (2015)
    2. Haiti – 311,825 immigrants (2015)
    3. Mexico – 281,054 (2015)

* Compared to other states, Miami has a relatively high number of residents born in Cuba.

Citizenship in Miami:

As of 2015, 68.4% of Miami residents were United States citizens (national average of 93%). Compared to 2014 (69.1%), citizenship has been declining in Miami.

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