Biscayne Boulevard is a complex urban geography. The maps below use the latest U.S. Census data and GIS mapping software to shed light on the differences and inequalities that exist within one slice of life in Miami-Dade County.
Education sliced by The Boulevard.
While a higher percentage of the population with a High School diploma or less is found west of Biscayne Boulevard, the population with a Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees is found east of the boulevard with the exception of the area around Miami Shores and Biscayne Park.
The Hispanic population is the only ethnic group out of the 3 researched that doesn’t show much of a difference between the East and West sides. This group populates itself all throughout Biscayne Boulevard.
The African-American population is found mostly west of Biscayne Boulevard with lower concentrations found east of Biscayne along the areas of North Miami and El Portal.
The White (non-Hispanic) population is seen mostly concentrated east of the boulevard, with the exception of Miami Shores and Biscayne Park.
In regards to average income, this 2017 map shows a clear distinction between the East and West along Biscayne Boulevard. The East shows a higher average income, with the exception of the Miami Shores and Biscayne Park areas, as well as further north on the boulevard around North Miami Beach and Aventura.