Homestead, FL (population: 62,540) has thirteen BSN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Miami, the highest ranked school in this group with a BSN program, has a total student population of 15,629. It is the 69th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Florida.
BSN students from Homestead schools who go on to become nurses, forensic nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall Metropolitan area alone, there are 4,420 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $41,240. Registered nurses in this area earn $68,430/yr and there are 20,860 employed.
Homestead lies in Miami-Dade county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall Metropolitan area has 981,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 21 out of every 1000 jobs in Homestead are held by registered nurses, and 5/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 13 BSN schools with a 100-mile radius of Homestead, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Miami comes out as the most expensive ($26,758/yr) for BSN students, with Palm Beach Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,490/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Homestead|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||20.4 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||31.0 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||32.3 miles|
|North Miami||FL||55,954||1||20.3506||19||35.1 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||35.5 miles|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||37.3 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||38.7 miles|
|Fort Lauderdale||FL||184,625||11||23.9607||338||50.8 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||57.3 miles|
|Pompano Beach||FL||101,930||4||24.0374||34||57.5 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||59.2 miles|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||62.3 miles|
|Boca Raton||FL||86,084||4||34.4533||150||66.4 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||72.0 miles|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||77.5 miles|
|Lake Worth||FL||-||2||25.2639||114||83.6 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||91.4 miles|