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Overview

Introduction to Miami Shores, Florida

Miami Shores, Florida, in Miami Dade county, is 1 mile S of North Miami, Florida (center to center) and 6 miles N of Miami, Florida.The people of the city are in the Miami metropolitan area.

Miami Shores History

Miami Shores in Florida is a community that has a hundred year old history. It was separated from Miami in the year 1932. It was once famous for the Biscayne Kennel Club dog track which was closed down in 1995.

Miami Shores and Nearby Attractions

  • Playground Theatre.
  • Miami Shores Country Club and Golf Course.
  • Arch Creek Park.

Things To Do In Miami Shores

The village of Miami Shores has 11 parks. Among them, the Arch Creek Park is interesting because it is the location of the Arch Creek Natural Bridge, which is a natural rock formation that is used as a bridge. Miami Shores is a peaceful area which offers opportunities for a wide range of activities. It has an excellent golf course as well as facilities for other games like tennis, soccer, baseball etc.

Miami Shores Transportation

Village resident can obtain commercial air services from Miami International Airport.

Miami Shores Higher Education

Miami Shores is home to Barry University, a Catholic international university.

People

Total Population 10,784
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 4,909
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 42.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 49.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $107,292
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,348
Median House Value $397,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.3%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 8.8%

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

Miami Shores Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles S of North Miami, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 6 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Miami-Dade
Standard Zip Codes 33138, 33150, 33161, 33167, 33168
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33153
Phone Area Codes 305
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 25.862
Longitude -80.193

Miami Shores 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 HIALEAH
Distance 6 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
Station FORT LAUDERDALE
Distance 16.4 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 PERRINE 4 W
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 55 to 76 F
Apr Temp 63 to 83 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 68 to 85 F
Annual Precip 61.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Barry University (33161)

Mia Shores (33162)

Uleta (33162)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bay Harbor Islands 5,921 $60,893
Biscayne Park 3,193 $83,750
El Portal 2,492 $46,458
North Bay Village 7,689 $54,397
North Miami 62,042 $39,856
Surfside 5,987 $84,478

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

Miami Shores Public Libraries

Library
Brockway Memorial Library
10021 NORTHEAST SECOND AVENUE
Miami Shores, Florida
(305) 758-8107

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