Residents of Miami Beach live in some of the most expensive homes in both Florida and the nation. They are white-collar and work primarily in management and sales positions. There is also a large population of artists living in Miami Beach. Further, almost 9% of the workforce telecommutes. The nautical city is one of the most well-educated communities in the country. Residents tend to be wealthy and diverse. More than 53% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino descent and more than 52% of the population was born in another country. Spanish is more commonly spoken in Miami Beach than English. While 95% of Florida has access to high-speed internet, just 51% of Miami Beach can connect to these services.
Atlantic Broadband offers cable internet to 99% of Miami Beach residents. An alternative cable internet option for 3% of residents west of A1A comes from Xfinity. AT&T offers DSL to 98% of residents. Between the ocean and the bay, 24% of residents have access to fiber optics from FPL FiberNet.
In addition to the services offered to residential users, businesses in Miami Beach can connect to copper wire or DSL from Megapath.