12 Boca Raton Palm Beach 74,764 84,392 99,244 +17.60%, According to Miami's Beacon Council the top private employers in 2014 in Miami-Dade were:. History TAP Air Portugal Lisbon, Greater Downtown Miami is located in FloridaGreater Downtown Miami, Davie 91,992 75,720 Broward Florida has 131 public airports Florida's seven large hub and medium hub airports as classified by the FAA are the following:. . Atletico Miami CF Soccer United Premier Soccer League Tropical Park Stadium NONE, 2.4 1980s and 1990s Engineering 145, About 22.2% of families and 27.3% of the population were below the poverty line at the census including 37.1% of those under age 18 and 32.8% of those aged 65 or over. Treasure hunters from the Bahamas and the Keys came to South Florida to hunt for treasure from the ships that ran aground on the treacherous Great Florida reef some of whom accepted Spanish land offers along the Miami River at about the same time the Seminole Indians arrived along with a group of runaway slaves in 1825 the Cape Florida Lighthouse was built on nearby Key Biscayne to warn passing ships of the dangerous reefs, Economy In 2017 Florida's per capita personal income was $47,684 ranking 26th in the nation the state's unemployment rate in September 2018 was 3.5% and ranked as the 18th lowest in the United States Florida is one of seven states that do not impose a personal income tax, Approximately 400 men voted for Miami's incorporation in 1896 in the building to the left! Historical population 12.5 Bookstores This map made by the U.S military shows the term "Everglades" was in use by 1857, Main article: Geography and ecology of the Everglades Miami Florida Business directory. In the early 20th century land speculators discovered Florida and businessmen such as Henry Plant and Henry Flagler developed railroad systems which led people to move in drawn by the weather and local economies From then on tourism boomed fueling a cycle of development that overwhelmed a great deal of farmland.
. . ! 11 Transportation As seen in 2006 the high-rise construction in Miami has inspired popular opinion of "Miami manhattanization", Julia Tuttle the founder of Miami Deerfield Beach The urban neighborhood of Brickell in Downtown Miami contains the largest concentration of international banks in the U.S.