The population of the Miami, FL metropolitan statistical area is on the rise.
From 2010 to 2016, the metro area grew from 5,584,384 to 6,066,387, an increase of 482,003 residents. This increase of 8.6% makes the region the #58 fastest growing MSA over that period, and it’s the 18th fastest growing area with a base population of over 1 million.
Certainly, some of the population growth can be attributed to birth rate, but where are all the other people coming from?
An additional Census study recently released gives us some answers. The recent study reveals data about metro-to-metro migration trends over the course of 2011 to 2015.
In the graphic below, we dive into which areas are sending residents to Miami, where the area is losing residents to, and how demographics differ between new movers and existing residents.
Read through the infographic to learn more about people who are new to Miami.