. Florida is also served by Amtrak operating numerous lines throughout connecting the state's largest cities to points north in the United States and Canada the busiest Amtrak train stations in Florida in 2011 were: Sanford (259,944) Orlando (179,142) Tampa Union Station (140,785) Miami (94,556) and Jacksonville (74,733) Sanford in Greater Orlando is the southern terminus of the Auto Train which originates at Lorton Virginia south of Washington D.C Until 2005 Orlando was also the eastern terminus of the Sunset Limited which travels across the southern United States via New Orleans Houston and San Antonio to its western terminus of Los Angeles Florida is served by two additional Amtrak trains (the Silver Star and the Silver Meteor) which operate between New York City and Miami Virgin MiamiCentral in Greater Downtown Miami and the Miami Intermodal Center near Miami International Airport are major hubs for rapid transit commuter rail intercity rail and buses, There were 776,774 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them 47.7% were married couples living together 17.2% had a female householder with no husband present and 29.4% were non-families 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older the average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.35. KLM Cargo Initially most residents wanted to name the city "Flagler" However Henry Flagler was adamant that the new city would not be named after him So on July 28 1896 the City of Miami named after the Miami River was incorporated with 502 voters including 100 registered black voters the blacks provided the primary labor force for the building of Miami. Clauses in land deeds confined blacks to the northwest section of Miami which became known as "Colored Town" (today's Overtown). . Miami-Dade County is only about 6 feet (1.8 m) above sea level It is rather new geologically and is at the eastern edge of the Florida Platform a carbonate plateau created millions of years ago Eastern Dade is composed of Oolite limestone while western Dade is composed mostly of Bryozoa Miami-Dade is among the last areas of Florida to be created and populated with fauna and flora mostly in the Pleistocene, The school district is currently being monitored by the Florida Department of Education due to having extremely low monetary reserves Since Carvalho's appointment reserves have increased from 0.5% to 1.3% of the operating budget; however this is well below the 5% recommended practice.. . Libertarian 1,817 0.12% In 2011 the FIU Drumline appeared in the music video "Champion" by Nelly the FIU Band and Drumline continue to take part in many parades and shows including appearances on Univision the 2011 Florida Lottery commercial and many others.
Over half of the programs offered at Albizu are for degrees in psychology and students are able to select from certificate undergraduate graduate and doctoral programs with a wide range of specializations that include marriage and family therapy mental health counseling school counseling industrial/organizational psychology child psychology and clinical psychology, Class of 1997 In the 1980s Miami started to see an increase in immigrants from other nations such as Haiti As the Haitian population grew in Miami the area known today as "Little Haiti" emerged centered on Northeast Second Avenue and 54th Street in 1985 Xavier Suarez was elected as Mayor of Miami becoming the first Cuban mayor of a major city in the 1990s the presence of Haitians was acknowledged with Haitian Creole language signs in public places and ballots during voting. . In the early 20th century land speculators discovered Florida and businessmen such as Henry Plant and Henry Flagler developed railroad systems which led people to move in drawn by the weather and local economies From then on tourism boomed fueling a cycle of development that overwhelmed a great deal of farmland.