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Economic Snapshot
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Accolades

 
  • #1 Best place to invest in real estate in Florida - article from NerdWallet. "Doral tops our list thanks to its relative affordability, low unemployment rate (4.4%, or over a full percentage point lower than the statewide rate) and strong population growth."
  • Best City in Florida for Business Start-ups by BusinessWeek.
  • Named #2 of America's Top 25 towns to live well for its cultural amenities,
    pro-business environments, and highly educated workforce by Forbes.com.
  • Awarded Playful City USA 2010-2014.
  • Awarded Tree City USA 2008-2013.
  • Recognized for Performance Management Successs by ICMA Center for Performance Measures.
  • City of Doral Ranks 51st in Top 100 Places to Live and Launch a Business in the United States by CNNMoney.com.
  • Named the Third Best Place in the USA to Retire
    by US News & World Report.
  • 96.4% of residents would recommend Doral as a place to live and work
    and 95.6% rated the quality of life as good/excellence.

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Major Employers

 
  • AIR EXPRESS INTERNATIONAL USA, INC.
  • AMADEUS NORTH AMERICA LLC
  • ATKINS NORTH AMERICA INC
  • BE AEROSPACE INC
  • BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF FLORIDA INC
  • BOTTLING GROUP LLC
  • BRINKS INCORPORATED
  • CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES
  • GOLD COAST BEVERAGE DISTRIBUTORS INC
  • HELLMANN WORLDWIDE LOGITICS INC
  • KLX INC
  • MIAMI HERALD MEDIA COMPANY
  • PERRY ELLIS INTERNATIONAL INC
  • SEARS ROEBUCK & CO
  • SUPREME INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
  • TELEFUTURA NETWORK
  • TRUMP ENDEAVOR 12 LLC
  • UNIVISION NETWORK LIMITED
  • UNIVISION NETWORK LTD PARTNERSHIP
  • USA BOUQUET LLC
  • WAL MART STORES EAST LP
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Industry Highlights

 
  • Over 2,600 Trade and Logistics Related Companies (Transportation & Warehousing and Wholesale Trade)6
  • Over 250 Company Headquarters7
  • Over 100 Multinational Companies8
  • Over 50 Banking & Financial Institutions6
  • #1 Tile District in the USA
  • Home to 14 Business Parks
  • Home to the Miami Free Zone, one of the largest privately owned and operated general purpose foreign trade zones in North America, with more than 850,000 square feet (78,968 square meters) of facilities11
  • Thriving and Vibrant Tourism Industry with over 20 Hotels, Including Trump National Doral, which is home to the Famous Blue Monster & PGA Tournament
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Workforce

 
  • 3.7% Unemployment Rate4
  • Labor Force of 26,6724
  • 55.8% have a Bachelors Degree or Higher2
  • 96.8% have a High School Degree or Higher2
  • Highly Qualified, Multilingual, Multicultural Workforce
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Location, Location, Location

 
  • Centrally Located in NW Miami-Dade County
  • Borders 3 Major Expressway Systems (836, 826 and Florida’s Turnpike)
  • 1 Mile from the #1 US Airport in International Freight (9th Worldwide), Miami International Airport9
  • 1 Mile from the Hialeah Intermodal Rail Yard
  • 10 Miles from one of the Leading Container Ports in the Nation, PortMiami10
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Taxes

 
  • No Personal Income Tax
  • 5.5% State Corporate Income Tax
  • 7% Sales Tax
  • Among the Top 5 lowest Municipal Millage Rates in Miami-Dade County
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Growth Projection 

 
  • Doral is 2nd Fastest Growing City in the State of Florida by Percent1
  • Over 2 Million Square Feet in Approved Commercial  Developments  (Over 600,000 Currently Under Construction)6
  • Over 9,000 Residential Units Approved (Over 3,000 Currently Under Construction)6
  • 5 Mixed Use Developments Approved6
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Quality of Life

 
  • Housing options that fit any style and need, Single-Family Homes, Townhomes, Condominiums, Apartment Rentals and Mix-Use neighborhoods are all available in the City of Doral
  • Awarded Playful City USA every year since 2010
  • Six parks with a combined 121 acres of green space and recreational facilities
  • Over 10 Colleges, Universities and Technical Schools
  • Over 10 Public, Charter and Private Schools with “A” Grade Status5
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Resident's Characteristics

 
Population  Language Spoken
Total Population 50,2131 English Only 9.1%2
Median Age 34.22 Language Other Than English 90.9%2
Age 0-19 29.7%2 Spanish 80.6%2
Age 20-34 21.5%2 Other 9.5%2
Age 35-54 34.3%2 Education
Age 55-64 7.9%2 Percent high school graduate or higher 96.8%2
Age 65+ 6.5%2 Percent Bachelor's degree or higher 55.8%2
    Graduate or professional degree 20.3%2

For more census information go to http://www.census.gov/

Sources:  12013 U.S Census Population Estimates; 2U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010 Summary File 1. Esri forecasts for 2013 and 2018;3  City of Doral Comprehensive Plan;4 U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Not Seasonally Adjusted, April 2014 (Preliminary);  5Florida Department of Education, 2012-2013 School Accountability Reports, Basic Grade, Basic Information on Schools; 6City of Doral Planning and Zoning Department; 7Hoovers; 8 WorldCity’s 2014 Who’s Here Multinational Directory; 9Miami International Airport; 10PortMiami; 11Miami Free Zone; Figures may not add up due to rounding.


Council Meeting: Wednesday March 18, 2014 at 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM at the Doral Government Center
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