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Overview of Miami Beach

Miami Beach is the coastal resort city in Miami-Dade County, Fla.. The city was revitalized during the 1980s and 1990s as a multibillion-dollar mecca for travel, business and residency. Miami Beach includes more than 7 miles of beaches, 20 parks, three golf courses and plenty of entertainment options. The island spans 7.1 square miles and acts as a natural jetty that separates Biscayne Bay from the Atlantic Ocean.

Miami Beach is known for its eclectic and trend-setting nightlife. Visited by world travelers, foodies and celebrities, Miami Beach has always been a vacation hot spot. However, it is rarely recognized for its emerging neighborhoods that boast amenities and culture for residents. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of Miami Beach is just less than 89,800. Miami Beach apartments for rent are surrounded by some of the best cuisine in the country, high-end shopping and white sandy beaches.

Living in Miami Beach, FL

More than 100,000 years ago, the Tequesta Indians were the first inhabitants in South Florida until the Spanish came to the region in the 16th century. By the early 19th century, immigrants from the Bahamas came to South Florida in search of a fleet of ships that crashed onto the Great Florida Reef. Around the same time, the Seminoles arrived and caused the area to break out into a war zone between 1836 and 1857 until the war ended and many Indians moved to regions near the Everglades.

In 1891, a widow from Cleveland named Julia Tuttle purchased 640 acres of land on the north bank of the Miami River, giving her the name of the "mother of Miami." Within five years, she convinced Standard Oil to extend the railroad to Miami, a luxury hotel was built and the city of Miami was incorporated.

Many people moved to Miami Beach during the Great Depression and World War II. By the 1950s, the population had nearly doubled, which continued through the '60s as many people fled from Cuba after Fidel Castro took over. Population increases continued until the 1980s until Miami was considered the "Capital of the Americas."

Miami Beach Work and Study

For residents of Miami Beach, there are various opportunities for employment. Among the top employers in the area are Publix Super Markets, Baptist Health South Florida, University of Miami and American Airlines. There is a large sector of financial, telecommunication and aviation firms in Miami Beach. Many residents can also find employment in the hospitality industry, as there are many hotels, clubs and restaurants in the area.

There are many students living in apartments in Miami Beach who attend University of Miami. The large university has more than 15,000 students from around the world.

Rentals in Miami Beach, FL and Cost of Living

Living in Miami Beach is slightly expensive, because there are abundant amenities all around. According to Best Places, the overall cost of living is 18 points higher than the national average, food is 5 points higher and utilities are 5 points lower.

Apartments in Miami Beach are slightly expensive, as well. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, the average cost of an apartment is $1,058.

Miami Beach Attractions and Special Events

There is no excuse for being bored in Miami Beach, as there are endless opportunities for entertainment. For instance, the Miami International Film Festival, Art Basel Miami Beach, International Mango Festival and Sony Ericsson Open are all located in the general area and happen year-round. The Art Deco Weekend is one of the area's oldest events and is held every January. Beginning in 1976, the world-renowned event features exhibits and education of the most prominent architecture of the area.

Since the area is a hub for foodies, there are many cuisine-centric events in the area, like the Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival and Miami Spice Restaurant Month.

Rent.comĀ® can help you get settled in a Miami Beach apartment. Look through our rental listings and find the perfect home for your needs.

36
Aliro

North Miami, FL 33181

$1,054+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Aliro

North Miami, FL


$1,054+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
30
Sofia Coral Gables
6

Coral Gables, FL 33134

$1,549+

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

10+ Units Available

Sofia Coral Gables

Coral Gables, FL

(6)

$1,549+

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths
10+ Units Available
Gables Grand Plaza Apartments

Coral Gables, FL 33134

$1,880+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

8 Units Available

Gables Grand Plaza Apartments

Coral Gables, FL


$1,880+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
8 Units Available
44
Modera Douglas Station

Miami, FL 33146

$1,715+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Modera Douglas Station

Miami, FL (Coral Way, Golden Pines)


$1,715+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
27
Berkshire Coral Gables

Miami, FL 33146

$1,539+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Berkshire Coral Gables

Miami, FL (Coral Way, Golden Pines)


$1,539+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Gables Ponce
320

Miami, FL 33146

$1,780+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Gables Ponce

Miami, FL

(320)

$1,780+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Marina del Mar
27

Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160

$1,555+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Marina del Mar

Sunny Isles Beach, FL

(27)

$1,555+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Intracoastal Yacht Club
4

Sunny Isles, FL 33160

$1,729+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Intracoastal Yacht Club

Sunny Isles, FL

(4)

$1,729+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
Lincoln Pointe

Aventura, FL 33160

$1,400+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Lincoln Pointe

Aventura, FL


$1,400+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
Red Road Commons Apartment Homes

South Miami, FL 33143

$1,595+

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths

10+ Units Available

Red Road Commons Apartment Homes

South Miami, FL (Riviera)


$1,595+

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths
10+ Units Available
Aventura Oaks

North Miami Beach, FL 33179

$1,265+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Aventura Oaks

North Miami Beach, FL


$1,265+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
Promenade at Aventura Apartments

Aventura, FL 33180

$1,581+

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths

4 Units Available

Promenade at Aventura Apartments

Aventura, FL


$1,581+

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths
4 Units Available
Ludlam Point
1

Miami, FL 33155

$1,426+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Ludlam Point

Miami, FL

(1)

$1,426+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
31
Gables Aventura
5

Aventura, FL 33180

$1,699+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Gables Aventura

Aventura, FL

(5)

$1,699+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
23
Waterways Village Apartments
369

Aventura, FL 33180

$1,686+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

9 Units Available

Waterways Village Apartments

Aventura, FL

(369)

$1,686+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
9 Units Available
53
The Manor CityPlace Doral

Doral, FL 33122

$1,635+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

The Manor CityPlace Doral

Doral, FL


$1,635+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
63
MiLa

North Miami Beach, FL 33179

$1,385+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

MiLa

North Miami Beach, FL


$1,385+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
28
Modera Metro Dadeland
5

Miami, FL 33143

$1,600+

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

10+ Units Available

Modera Metro Dadeland

Miami, FL (Dadeland)

(5)

$1,600+

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths
10+ Units Available
JOYA Apartments

Miami, FL 33143

$1,907+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

JOYA Apartments

Miami, FL (Dadeland)


$1,907+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
8800 Doral Apartments

Doral, FL 33178

$1,650+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

8800 Doral Apartments

Doral, FL


$1,650+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available