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.


Total Population14,397
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens18.6%
Employed Population 16+7,152
Age of the Population44


% of people married47.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.8%
Median Earnings25+$35,101
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,100
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,091


Median Family Income$59,503
% Above Poverty Level87.7%
% Below Poverty Level12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation2.6%


People Living Alone27%
Median Gross Rent$951
Median House Value$289,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)71.7%

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

Miami Springs Almanac

Nearest Medium City 2 miles S of Hialeah, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City6 miles NW of Miami, Florida
Standard Zip Codes33166
P.O. Box Zip Codes33266
Phone Area Codes305
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Miami Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp60 to 77 F
Apr Temp68 to 84 F
Jul Temp77 to 91 F
Oct Temp72 to 85 F
Annual Precip58.5 inches
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp62 to 78 F
Apr Temp70 to 84 F
Jul Temp79 to 92 F
Oct Temp74 to 87 F
Annual Precip66 inches
StationPERRINE 4 W
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp55 to 76 F
Apr Temp63 to 83 F
Jul Temp72 to 90 F
Oct Temp68 to 85 F
Annual Precip61.5 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
El Portal2,492$46,458
Hialeah Gardens23,092$47,865
Virginia Gardens2,957$53,942
West Miami6,400$45,397

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

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Serves 3,518 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.3

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