Situated in southwestern Broward County, Miramar is 14 miles in length from east to west and 2.5 miles in width, making it the third largest city in Broward County in terms of land size and the 5th largest city in Broward in population.
Eleven elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools, various charter schools and a special needs school are located in Miramar. As well as eight institutions of higher learning, such as Nova Southeastern University, Broward College, Ana Mendez University, DeVry University, Le Cordon Bleu, Strayer University, Concorde Institute and the University of Phoenix. The city also enjoys top flight medical treatment with Memorial Regional located within the city limits as well.
Miramar was named among the top 100 of “America’s Best Places to Live” by Money Magazine in 2006 and again in 2008; offers the largest commerce park in the region which includes a foreign trade zone; and has a highly skilled and professional workforce.