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Overview

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. 

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.

People

Total Population 37,357
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 28.7%
Employed Population 16+ 15,748
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 51.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 52%
Median Earnings25+ $45,747
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,173
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,403

Wealth

Median Family Income $82,283
% Above Poverty Level 88.4%
% Below Poverty Level 11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 11.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 44.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,641
Median House Value $300,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40%
US/American 0%
English 2.3%
Irish 1.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FORT LAUDERDALE
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
Station MIAMI BEACH
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
Station HIALEAH
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Golden Beach 709 $158,125
Hollywood 146,791 $56,057
North Miami Beach 43,489 $44,632
Pembroke Park 6,244 $40,203
Sunny Isles Beach 21,837 $60,060

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Aventura Hospitals

AVENTURA HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
20900 BISCAYNE BLVD
(305) 682-7000
Emergency Service: Yes

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