Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade County, Florida

111 NW 1st St Suite 320
Miami, FL 33128
Phone: (305) 375-5124
Fax: (305) 375-5569

In southeastern FL, south of Fort Lauderdale; organized Feb 4, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Monroe County. Renamed as Miami-Dade County effective July 22, 1997. Name Origin: For Maj. Francis Langhorne Dade (1793-1835), officer killed in the Seminole War (1835-42)

Area (sq mi):: 2431.26 (land 1946.06; water 485.19) Population per square mile: 1220.90
Population 2005: 2,376,014 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 16.30% Population 2000: 2,253,362 (White 20.70%; Black or African American 20.30%; Hispanic or Latino 57.30%; Asian 1.40%; Other 8.60%). Foreign born: 50.90%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,497; median household $35,966; Population below poverty level: 18.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,626-$27,593
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 30.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Miami County seat (379,724)
  • Hialeah (224,522)
  • Miami Gardens (100,887)
  • Miami Beach (89,104)
  • North Miami (58,750)
  • Coral Gables (42,459)
  • North Miami Beach (39,921)
  • Homestead (37,957)
  • Aventura (27,236)
  • Miami Lakes (22,688)
  • Hialeah Gardens (19,969)
  • Pinecrest (19,432)
  • Sunny Isles Beach (15,399)
  • Opa Locka (15,327)
  • Sweetwater (13,992)
  • Miami Springs (13,422)
  • South Miami (11,274)
  • Key Biscayne (10,324)
  • Miami Shores (10,195)

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