Southwest Ranches has the 2915th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Southwest Ranches is part of the Miami metro area. Unemployment in the Miami area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Miami has the 12th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Southwest Ranches is below average at $45,130, and the median cost of a home in Southwest Ranches is $568,900, which is above the national average. 38% of workers in Southwest Ranches hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Southwest Ranches. 79% of Southwest Ranches workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Southwest Ranches spend an average of 31 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.