Homestead, FL (population: 62,540) has nineteen LVN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Miami, the highest ranked school in this group with a LVN 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.
LVN students from Homestead schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall Metropolitan area alone, there are 10,140 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $22,340. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $41,240/yr and there are 4,420 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 5 out of every 1000 jobs in Homestead are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 10/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 19 LVN schools with a 100-mile radius of Homestead, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc comes out as the most expensive ($28,644/yr) for LVN students, with Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center as the lowest, reported at only $774/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|