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University Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, so named because it houses the main campus of Florida International University. The population was 26,538 at the 2000 census. A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... Florida International University (FIU) is a major state-run university located in Miami, Florida, well-known for its business, hospitality management, creative writing, architecture, and engineering programs. ...


Geography

University Park is located at 25°44′43″N, 80°21′58″W (25.745178, -80.366124)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 10.6 km² (4.1 mi²). 10.5 km² (4.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.98%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 26,538 people, 8,646 households, and 6,501 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,523.7/km² (6,535.1/mi²). There were 9,047 housing units at an average density of 860.4/km² (2,227.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.04% White, 3.40% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.59% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.38% from other races, and 2.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 82.69% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 8,646 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.32. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not include all significant viewpoints. ...


In the CDP the population was spread out with 17.6% under the age of 18, 14.7% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 84.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.6 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP was $40,039, and the median income for a family was $48,451. Males had a median income of $30,884 versus $25,861 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,249. About 9.8% of families and 14.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 15.7% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Florida International University

Academics Download high resolution version (900x890, 379 KB)FIU Logo File links The following pages link to this file: Florida International University ... Florida International University (FIU) is a major state-run university located in Miami, Florida, well-known for its business, hospitality management, creative writing, architecture, and engineering programs. ...

School of ArchitectureCollege of Business AdministrationCollege of Engineering and ComputingHonors CollegeCollege of LawCollege of MedicineInternational Hurricane Research Center • Motorola Nanofabrication Research Facility • Modesto MaidiqueChuck Perry • Wolfsonian-FIU • Frost Art Museum The School of Architecture (or SoA) at Florida International University, located in Miami, FL in the United States, is part of the College of Architecture and the Arts at FIU and is one of the youngest schools in the university. ... The College of Business Administration is one of the colleges at Florida International University, which is located in Miami, FL in the United States. ... The College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University, located in Miami, FL in the United States is one of the oldest colleges in the university. ... FIU Honors College Logo The Florida International University Honors College is an academic college located on-campus at Florida International University in Miami, FL. The Honors program opened in 1990 and the Honors College in 1997. ... The FIU College of Law logo The College of Law at Florida International University is one of the youngest American law schools. ... The College of Medicine at Florida International University, located in Miami, FL in the United States was approved by the Florida Board of Governors on March 23, 2006 and its inaugural class is expected to enroll 45 new students for the Fall of 2009, becoming the first graduating class in... The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific agency of the United States Department of Commerce focused on the conditions of the oceans and the atmosphere. ... Dr. Modesto A. Mitch Maidique (pronounced may-DEEK, born in Havana, Cuba March 20, 1940) has been the President of Florida International University since 1986, making him by far the longest serving University President in the State of Florida. ... Chuck Perry was the founding president of Florida International University in Miami, FL in 1965. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum or simply known as the Frost Art Museum is a Florida International University museum located on-campus. ...

Athletics

Golden PanthersRoary RageFIU FootballMario CristobalDon StrockShula BowlFIU Stadium • Miami-FIU brawl • Pharmed ArenaUniversity Park StadiumConference USASun Belt Conference The FIU logo displaying the Golden Panther mascot. ... Roary Rage is the team mascot used for all of the intercollegiate athletic teams that play for Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida. ... The Florida International Golden Panthers are a mid-major college football program located in Miami, Florida. ... Mario Manuel Cristobal (born September 24, 1970 in Miami, Florida) is a college football head coach and former player who is the current head coach of the Florida International University football team. ... Don Strock (born November 27, 1950 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania) is a college football coach and former player who is the current head coach of the Florida International University football team. ... The Shula Bowl is a yearly college football game between FAU and FIU. The games winner receives a traveling trophy, named the Don Shula Award, for a year. ... FIU Stadium is a stadium located at the University Park campus of Florida International University in Miami, Florida. ... The Miami-FIU brawl, a bench-clearing brawl between two college football teams, is one of the largest brawls in the history of collegiate sports. ... Pharmed Arena is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Miami, Florida. ... University Park Stadium is a baseball stadium located on the University Park campus of Florida International University in Miami, Florida. ... Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference which is now in the Southern United States. ... The Sun Belt Conference is a college athletic conference that has been affiliated with the NCAAs Division I since 1976. ...

Campus Life

Miami, FLSouth BeachWRGP Radiate FMFight SongThe BeaconUniversity ParkEngineering CenterBiscayne Bay Campus This article is about the city in Florida. ... The famous Ocean Drive on South Beach at night. ... WRGP Radiate FM is the student radio station of Florida International University in Miami, FL. WRGP broadcasts on 88. ... The FIU Fight Song is the official fight song of Florida International University in Miami, FL. It is typically sung at sports games and official ceremonies. ... The Beacon is the student-run newspaper of Florida International University in Miami, Fl. ... The Engineering Center is a research engineering center part of Florida International Universitys main campus (less than two miles away) in Miami, FL. It is home to the College of Engineering and Computing and the Motorola Nanofabrication Research Facility, the first centralized facility of its kind in Florida, the... View of the Wolfe University Center, Aquatic Center, and the Hospitality Management Building at the Biscayne Bay Campus. ...


 
 

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