Racial Wealth Divide in Miami

Data Profile: Miami

Economic inequality has expanded over the past decade, shuttering the windows of opportunity for millions of Americans. In urban centers, this growing inequality has manifested through gentrification and concentrated poverty in communities of color.

Miami is unique among major American cities in that the majority of its residents are foreign-born. In fact, immigrants comprise nearly 58% of Miami’s population, a ratemore than 10 percentage points higher than that of Santa Ana, CA, the city with the next highest rate.

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