West Miami is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,965 at the 2010 census.
West Miami is located at 25°45′26″N 80°17′48″W (25.757691,-80.296583).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all land.
The city of West Miami, which is only three-quarters of a square mile, is nestled between Tamiami Trail and Coral Way. Among early suggested names for the city were West Haven and West Gate.
Incorporated as a town with 700 residents, West Miami now stands as a city with 5,965 residents, a 1.7% increase since a 2010 census. Like the Little Havana neighborhood, the majority of West Miami, 90.2% according to a U.S. census, consists of Hispanics and Latinos. West Miami is surrounded by its larger neighbors, Coral Gables and Miami.
As of 2010, there were 2,180 households, out of which 4.4% were vacant. In 2000, 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 17.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.