El Portal

El Portal is in Miami-Dade County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in El Portal offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In El Portal there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in El Portal. The public schools in El Portal are above average.

El Portal is a very small village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,471 people and just one neighborhood, El Portal is the 346th largest community in Florida.

El Portal home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but El Portal real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some villages, El Portal isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in El Portal are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, El Portal is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in El Portal who work in management occupations (15.88%), sales jobs (14.05%), and office and administrative support (10.31%).

Of important note, El Portal is also a village of artists. El Portal has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape El Portal’s character.

A relatively large number of people in El Portal telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.13% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Even though El Portal is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The education level of El Portal citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.39% of adults in El Portal have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in El Portal in 2010 was $35,065, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,260 for a family of four. However, El Portal contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. 

El Portal is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call El Portal home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of El Portal residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. El Portal also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.92% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in El Portal include Haitian, Irish, Norwegian, Italian, and German.

In addition, El Portal has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (44.00%).

The most common language spoken in El Portal is English. Other important languages spoken here include French Creole and French.

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Car is needed
Easy commutes
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Miami listings last updated Sep 22, 2021 3:42:pm.