Miami architecture has been getting more varied over the last five years, according to an architecture and urban planning report published Monday.
In a report titled Miami, Architecture Gets More Diversity, the Florida Department of Transportation said that more than 80 percent of Miami’s buildings and streetscape were now designed by ethnic groups.
The number of African-Americans in Miami-Dade County and the city’s African-American population increased by 1.5 percent over the past five years to 10,924 people.
The city’s Latino population increased 7.3 percent to 5,871 people.
Hispanic Americans accounted for more than half of the population growth, up from 38.8 percent.
Miami’s African American population has been steadily increasing over the years, but its population growth was slower than other cities in Florida, which saw a large jump in Hispanic population growth in the last decade.
“We have a lot of growth potential, and we have a good chance of seeing that,” Miami Mayor Carlos Gimenez said.
The report, which examined neighborhoods, residential neighborhoods and transit corridors, said that new construction in Miami has increased from 4,723 to 6,096, a jump of 10.3 million square feet.
Miami-dade County’s population increased 4.3 percentage points to 2,879, a rise of 9.2 million square yards.
The growth was led by a jump in the population of the South and Midwest, and the number of Hispanics in the county increased by 9.5 percentage points, to 2.9 percent.
In the South, the number increased by 10.1 percentage points.
In Miami-Coral Gables, the city of the affluent and diverse community, the population grew by 3.4 percentage points from 2,084 to 2:51, a decrease of 3.1 million square.
“What we’re seeing in the South is a lot more diversity,” Gimenez told the Miami Herald.
“In the North, it’s more of the same.”
Miami-Hollywood and other coastal cities were not included in the study.
A report published last year by the city in partnership with the Florida Center for the Study of the Latino Community found that a greater number of Hispanic and Latino Americans live in Miami than in any other American city.
A 2016 report from the Brookings Institution found that the South of Miami is more diverse than any other region in the U.S. But the Brookings report focused on Miami-Miami-Miami, which includes parts of Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach.