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Encyclopedia > Miami Gardens
This article is about the city in Miami-Dade County, Florida. For the census-designated place in Broward County, Florida, please see Miami Gardens (Broward), Florida.

Miami Gardens is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, incorporated in 2003. Census data from 2000 of the former census-designated places as compiled by the Miami-Dade Department of Planning and Zoning place the city's population at 100,809.


Miami Gardens comprises all or parts of the CDPs of Andover, Bunche Park, Carol City, Lake Lucerne, Norland, and Opa-Locka North.


Geography

Miami Gardens is located at 25°56'32" North, 80°16'12" West (25.942121, -80.269920)1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of ##.# km˛ (##.# mi˛). ##.# km˛ (##.# mi˛) of it is land and #.# km˛ (#.# mi˛) of it is water. The total area is #.##% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 100,809 people, 29,262 households, and 23,661 families residing in the city. The population density is ##/km˛ (##/mi˛). There are 30,998 housing units at an average density of ##.#/km˛ (##.#/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 14.68% White, 79.07% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.62% from other races, and 2.92% from two or more races. 16.17% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 29,262 households out of which ##.#% have children under the age of 18 living with them, ##.#% are married couples living together, ##.#% have a female householder with no husband present, and ##.#% are non-families. ##.#% of all households are made up of individuals and ##.#% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is #.## and the average family size is ##.#.


In the city the population is spread out with ##.#% under the age of 18, ##.#% from 18 to 24, ##.#% from 25 to 44, ##.#% from 45 to 64, and ##.#% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is ## years. For every 100 females there are ##.# males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are ##.# males.


The median income for a household in the city is $##,###, and the median income for a family is $##,###. Males have a median income of $##,### versus $##,### for females. The per capita income for the city is $##,###. #.#% of the population and #.#% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, ##.#% of those under the age of 18 and #.#% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


External links

  • City of Miami Gardens (http://www.miamigardens-fl.gov) official website
  • Miami-Dade County (http://www.miamidade.gov)
  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=25.942121&longitude=-80.269920&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=25.942121&lon=-80.269920&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-80.269920&lat=25.942121&w=750&h=500)

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Miami Gardens, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (661 words)
Miami Gardens is the largest city in Florida that has a majority of fl residents.
.The city is roughly bound by the Broward County border on the north, N.W. 151 Street on the south, North Miami Avenue on the east, and N.W. 57 Avenue on the west.
Miami Gardens is served by the Miami-Dade County Public Schools district.
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Miami Gardens' most vocal critic has formed a political action committee to move forward a petition drive that would push the question of dissolving the financially troubled city to a referendum later this year.
As the first permanent manager of Miami Gardens, Crew is responsible for helping to turn around a new city that has already incurred a debt of $6.2 million.
Miami Gardens has received a $6 million-plus bill from the county for public services provided during its transitional stage.
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