Aventura, Florida

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Aventura, Florida

Introduction to Aventura, Florida

Aventura, Florida, in Miami Dade county, is 3 miles S of Hollywood, Florida (center to center) and 13 miles N of Miami, Florida. The city is included in the Miami metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 25,267 people lived in Aventura.

Aventura History

A major part of the present city of Aventura was initially swampland called Biscayne Gardens. It was developed through the 1970s and 80s, by the Oxford Development Company. The city was planned as a high-rise residential area. Interestingly, the name Aventura came from the name of one of the initial condominium development companies that started work in the area. Aventura was incorporated as a city in 1995.

Aventura and nearby Attractions

  • Aventura Mall
  • Loehmann's Fashion Island
  • Miami Beach
  • Miami Seaquarium
  • Little Havana
  • Coral Gables

Things To Do In Aventura

Aventura is a famous shopping destination because it has some excellent and unique shopping areas. Loehmann's Fashion Island has a distinctive collection of fashion boutiques, home furnishings, and gift items. One can also find waterfront shops at the Waterways. The city also presents wonderful dining opportunities ranging from gourmet restaurants to casual cafes and they offer a wide variety of local, as well as international cuisines.

Aventura Transportation

Air transportation is available from Miami Interational Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport.

Aventura Higher Education

Barry University serves the local area.

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High Points

Aventura strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Aventura Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 14% Aventura College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Aventura Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 19% Aventura Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Aventura, Florida

Comparing Aventura to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 9
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Racial Diversity 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 9
Median Family Income 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
People Above Poverty 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 4
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 6 8
Low Property Crime 2 2

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Aventura Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles S of Hollywood, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 13 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Miami-Dade
Standard Zip Codes 33160, 33180
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33280
Phone Area Codes 305
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 25.956
Longitude -80.139

Aventura Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 59 to 76 F
Apr Temp 66 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 72 to 86 F
Annual Precip 64.1 inches
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 63 to 73 F
Apr Temp 70 to 79 F
Jul Temp 78 to 87 F
Oct Temp 75 to 83 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 62 to 78 F
Apr Temp 70 to 84 F
Jul Temp 79 to 92 F
Oct Temp 74 to 87 F
Annual Precip 66 inches
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Aventura Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 25,267 100%
Male 11,249 44.5%
Female 14,018 55.5%
Under 18 2,564 10.1%
18+ 22,703 89.9%
65+ 8,893 35.2%
Median Age 52.8
Average Family Size 2.45
White 23,695 93.8%
African-American 430 1.7%
Asian 307 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 18 0.1%
Other 366 1.4%
Mixed Race 446 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5,218 20.7%

Estimated Aventura Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 29,391
Growth 4,124
Growth % 16.3%

Aventura Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.5%
Russian 12.2%
US/American 10.5%
Polish 6.7%
Italian 4.6%
German 4.3%
Israeli 2.7%
Brazilian 2%
Romanian 1.8%
Irish 1.8%
English 1.5%
Eastern European 1.4%
Hungarian 1.4%
Austrian 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
European 1.3%
Syrian 0.7%
Canadian 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Dutch 0.5%
British 0.5%
Haitian 0.5%
Turkish 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
South African 0.4%
Iranian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Moroccan 0.3%
Arab/Arabic 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Jamaican 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Aventura, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sunny Isles (33160)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Aventura 25,267 $59,507
Golden Beach 919 $141,557
Hallandale 34,282 $37,171
Hollywood 139,357 $44,849
North Miami Beach 40,786 $35,047
Pembroke Park 6,299 $25,972
Sunny Isles Beach 15,315 $40,309

Aventura Hospitals

(305) 682-7000
Emergency Service: Yes

Starbucks in Aventura

(As of 2005)
18215 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura Mall
19575 Biscayne Blvd.
Aventura Mall Phase II
19501 Biscayne Blvd
Biscayne & 191st St.
19127 Biscayne Blvd.
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1. Gig Harbor, Washington 88.4   34.7% 23.4% 30.9% 30 $57,587 5% 5.8% 6,465 5.9% 68.5 1.5% 1.9
2. Ocean City, New Jersey 86.9   40.3% 25.9% 33.5% 27 $61,731 3.4% 6.4% 15,378 6.8% 64.1 56.4% 2.6
3. St. Pete Beach, Florida 84.8   40.6% 33.1% 34.5% 25 $61,434 3% 2.4% 9,929 7.4% 67.6 25.3% 6.5
4. Treasure Island, Florida 83.3   42.9% 26.3% 30.8% 26 $64,158 2.1% 2.3% 7,450 5.6% 44.6 18.7% 2.3
5. Fairhope, Alabama 80.5   31.7% 23.7% 37.2% 24 $56,976 5.3% 9.8% 12,480 7.5% 53.3 2.4% 1.5
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