Miami metropolitan aurie

The Miami metropolitan aurie anchors a region commonly referred tae bi local inhabitants as Sooth Florida; it is the metropolitan aurie comprisin Miami, Florida, an nearbi commonties.[1][2][3][4] The U.S. Office of Management and Budget designates the aurie as the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area, a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) uised for statistical purposes bi the United States Census Bureau an ither entities.[5] The OMB defines the MSA as comprisin Miami-Dade, Broward, an Palm Beach coonties—Florida's three maist populous coonties—wi principal ceeties includin Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, West Palm Beach, an Boca Raton. Locally the tri-coonty region is referred tae as the Sooth Florida region or megalopolis.

Miami metropolitan aurie
Miami–Fort Lauderdale– West Palm Beach
Map o Miami metropolitan aurie
KintraUnitit States
State(s)  Florida
Lairgest ceetyMiami
Ither ceeties - Fort Lauderdale
 - Pompano Beach
 - West Palm Beach
 - Miami Beach
 - Boca Raton
 - Deerfield Beach
 - Boynton Beach
 - Delray Beach
 - Homestead
 - Jupiter
 • Total15,890 km2 (6,137 sq mi)
Highest elevation
16.2 m (Jupiter, Florida
53 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (Atlantic Ocean
0 ft)
 • Total6,012,331 (2,015)
 • Rank8th in the U.S.
 • Density373/km2 (966/sq mi)

Wi 6,012,331 inhabitants as o 2015, the Miami metropolitan aurie is the maist populous in Florida an seicont lairgest in the Sootheastren Unitit States ahint Greater Washington[6] an the aicht-maist populous in the Unitit States. Besides its association wi the Sooth Florida region, is pairtially synonymous wi a aurie kent collectively as the "Gold Coast".


  1. Williams, Darlene F. (2005). "Proposed Metropolitan Area Definitions for FY2006 Income Limits and Estimates of Median Family Income". Federal Register: 74988–74993. Retrieved 12 Januar 2011.
  2. John Mark Ockerbloom (1 Januar 2011). "Miami Metropolitan Area (Fla.)". The Online Books Page. University of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 12 Januar 2011.
  3. "CONSUMER EXPENDITURES FOR THE MIAMI AREA: 2008–09" (PDF). News Release. United States Department of Labor (Bureau of Labor Statistics). 28 October 2010. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 7 Apryle 2014. Retrieved 12 Januar 2011.
  4. "Journey-To-Work Trends in the United States and its Major Metropolitan Areas 1960–1990". Research and Innovative Technology Administration National Transportation Library. Federal Highway Administration. Juin 2003. Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 12 Januar 2011.
  5. "OMB Bulletin No. 10-02: Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses" (PDF). United States Office of Management and Budget. 1 December 2009. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 15 Januar 2010. Retrieved 30 Mey 2012.
  6. "" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau. 1 Julie 2009. Retrieved 28 Apryle 2010. freemit airtin in |title= (help)

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Coordinates: 26°8′N 80°12′W / 26.133°N 80.200°W / 26.133; -80.200