Change text size A

Write a Review About Miami For A Chance to Win A $100 Amazon Gift Card

Miami Florida
reviews-ic 590 reviews

Claimed city

Overall Rating
Star ratings are calculated by averaging a community’s percentile score for each individual category.

Read more

3.94 out of 5 stars
See detailed scores arrow-d-ic

Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.

As the seat of Miami-Dade County, the municipality is the principal, central, and the most populous city of the Miami metropolitan area and part of the second-most populous metropolis in the southeastern United States.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Miami's metro area is the eighth-most populous and fourth-largest urban area in the U.S., with a population of around 5.5 million. Miami is a major center, and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, and international trade.

In 2012, Miami was classified as an "Alpha−" level world city in the World Cities Study Group's inventory. In 2010, Miami ranked seventh in the United States and 33rd among global cities in terms of business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience, and political engagement. In 2008, Forbes magazine ranked Miami "America's Cleanest City", for its year-round good air quality, vast green spaces, clean drinking water, clean streets, and citywide recycling programs.

According to a 2009 UBS study of 73 world cities, Miami was ranked as the richest city in the United States, and the world's seventh-richest city in terms of purchasing power. Miami is nicknamed the "Capital of Latin America" and is the largest city with a Cuban-American plurality. Miami has the third tallest skyline in the U.S. with over 300 high-rises.

Downtown Miami is home to the largest concentration of international banks in the United States, and many large national and international companies. The Civic Center is a major center for hospitals, research institutes, medical centers, and biotechnology industries. For more than two decades, the Port of Miami, known as the "Cruise Capital of the World", has been the number one cruise passenger port in the world. It accommodates some of the world's largest cruise ships and operations, and is the busiest port in both passenger traffic and cruise lines.

Metropolitan Miami is also a major tourism hub in the southeastern U.S. for international visitors, ranking number two in the country after New York City.

Would you recommend Miami, FL
to your older friends and family?

reviews (590)

Sort by

Education, working, general livability

Was this review helpful? 0

El transporte es accesible, es una comunidad latina, vienen de visita muchos turistas, en una comunidad relativamente tranquila

Was this review helpful? 0

It's very fast paced, stressful and expensive

Was this review helpful? 0

A lot of elderly people retire in the state of Florida, especially in Miami

Was this review helpful? 0

The compassionate CNA/HHAs

Was this review helpful? 0

Para estar en armonía con los Pasientes

Was this review helpful? 0

Our community had a rich history dating back to 1956.. neighborhood churches and several high schools enrich the community. Several community leaders..and state officials were raised in this neighborhood.

Was this review helpful? 0

The weather is so good there, it seems like my country.

Was this review helpful? 0

to give older people more opportunities to participate in everyday life, age in a healthy way, and live without fear of discrimination or poverty.

Was this review helpful? 0

This community sounds like a great community I would want to work for so therefore I would recommend it to others

Was this review helpful? 0

Your photo has been submitted and will appear on the city page after Admin’s approval. Thanks!