Living in Miami
Life in the Sun
With the sparkling ocean depths and the skyline looming in the distance, Miami beckons you to explore its deeply rooted Latin-American culture.
Fast facts about Miami
U.S. state: Florida
City size: 55.25 mi2
Population: 2,698,000 (metropolitan area)
Demographics: Hispanic: 72.6%, Black: 16%, White: 10.2%, Multiracial: 0.7%
Average temperature: 25°C in January, 30°C in May, 31°C in September
Key industries: Financial services, Tourism, Trade, Media
Miami Design District
Enjoy the eclectic showrooms converted from old warehouses, housing chic furniture designs and some of the largest names in the fashion industry.
From hip art galleries to lively music and a nightlife exploding with culture, Miami has it all. Go from beach attire to business casual, as commerce and culture collide.
Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays)
Located on Calle Ocho, the last Friday of each month becomes host to a showcase of Cuban-American art, music, and crowds spilling onto the streets.
The Tower Theater
One of Miami’s oldest cultural landmarks showcasing modern movies and film.
Latin Walk of Fame
Honors influencers in the Latin community by recognizing Latin stars and contributors.
El Nuevo Siglo Supermarket/Luncheonette
A favorite amongst locals for delicious croquetas, empanadas, and every day grocery needs.
Ready to Explore?
Learn more about traveling to and from, and within Miami on the Travel and Transportation page.