North Miami Beach (commonly referred to as NMB) is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. Originally named Fulford in 1926 after Captain William H. Fulford of the United States Coast Guard, the city was incorporated in 1927 as Fulford, but was renamed North Miami Beach in 1931. The population was 41,523 at the 2010 census.
|City of North Miami Beach|
|Motto: "Where People Care"|
Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
|North Miami Beach Demographics|
|2010 Census||North Miami Beach||Miami-Dade County||Florida|
|Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010||+1.8%%||+10.8%||+17.6%|
|Population density||8,602.2/sq mi||1,315.5/sq mi||350.6/sq mi|
|White or Caucasian (includingWhite Hispanic)||47.1%||73.8%||75.0%|
|(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian)||18.4%||15.4%||57.9%|
|Black or African-American||41.4%||18.9%||16.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino (of any race)||36.6%||65.0%||22.5%|
|Native American or Native Alaskan||0.2%||0.2%||0.4%|
|Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian||0.1%||0.0%||0.1%|
|Two or more races (Multiracial)||3.8%||2.4%||2.5%|
|Some Other Race||4.0%||3.2%||3.6%|
As of 2010, there were 16,402 households out of which 12.1% were vacant. As of 2000, 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 19.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.44.
In 2000, the city population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.3 males.
In 2000, the median income for a household in the city was $31,377, and the median income for a family was $35,047. Males had a median income of $26,278 versus $22,110 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,699. About 18.4% of families and 20.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.1% of those under age 18 and 18.2% of those age 65 or over.
As of 2000, English was the first language for 38.50% of all residents, while Spanish accounted for 31.97%, French Creole was 19.32%, French made up 2.33%, Chinese (which included Cantonese) was totaled at 1.66%, Portuguese totaled 1.20%, Hebrew was at 0.87%, Russian at 0.65%, Yiddish spoken by 0.56%, and Italian was the mother tongue for 0.52% of the population.
As of 2000, North Miami Beach had the fifth highest percentage of Haitian residents in the US, with 19.90% of the US populace. It had the 48th highest percentage of Colombian residents in the US, at 2.83% of the city's population, and the 68th highest percentage of Cuban residents in the US, at 4.92% of the city's population. It also had the 62nd highest percentage of Dominicans in the US, at 2.39%, while it had the ninth highest percentage ofBahamians at 1.10% of all residents. North Miami Beach's Jamaican community had the 28th highest percentage of residents, which was at 5.50% of all residents. It's also home to the thirtieth highest percentage of Peruvian residents in the US, at 1.80% of the population