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Overview

Introduction to Miami Springs, Florida

Miami Springs, Florida, in Miami Dade county, is 2 miles S of Hialeah, Florida (center to center) and 6 miles NW of Miami, Florida. The people of the city are in the Miami metropolitan area. 

Miami Springs History

The city of Miami Springs was founded by Glen Hammond Curtiss, who was a pioneer in the aviation industry and is also a well respected name in land development. The area which is currently known as Miami Springs was used as a bombing range for training U.S. pilots in World War I. Curtiss bought this area and developed it as a residential community. He named it Country Club Estates. The name Miami Springs was given to the city in 1930.

Miami Springs and Nearby Attractions

  • Clune-Stadnik Building.
  • First Presbyterian Church.
  • Pony Swing Bridge.

Things To Do In Miami Springs

Miami Springs has one of the best examples of Pueblo Revival style of architecture in Florida. The history of the city is preserved in the buildings, some of which are as old as the city. Since the city is built near the Miami International Airport, it has got a number of good hotels which offer a wide range of facilities. The city serves as a great watering hole for people who are visiting Miami.

Miami Springs Transportation

The closest airport is Miami International Airport.

Miami Springs Higher Education

Miami Dade Community College provides adult education nearby.

People

Total Population 14,397
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 7,152
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 47.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.8%
Median Earnings25+ $35,101
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,100
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,091

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,503
% Above Poverty Level 87.7%
% Below Poverty Level 12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $951
Median House Value $289,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 71.7%
US/American 0.3%
English 3.4%
Irish 4.5%

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

Miami Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles S of Hialeah, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 6 miles NW of Miami, Florida
County Miami-Dade
Standard Zip Codes 33166
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33266
Phone Area Codes 305
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 25.821
Longitude -80.289

Miami Springs 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 MIAMI INTL AP
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 60 to 77 F
Apr Temp 68 to 84 F
Jul Temp 77 to 91 F
Oct Temp 72 to 85 F
Annual Precip 58.5 inches
Station HIALEAH
Distance 0.9 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 PERRINE 4 W
Distance 18.8 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 Springs, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Milam Dairy (33166)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
El Portal 2,492 $46,458
Hialeah 234,714 $33,723
Hialeah Gardens 23,092 $47,865
Medley 998 $27,266
Virginia Gardens 2,957 $53,942
West Miami 6,400 $45,397

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

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Miami Springs High Schools

MIAMI SPRINGS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
751 DOVE AVENUE
305-885-3585
Serves 3,518 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.3

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