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Country Club, Florida
Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida
Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida
U.S. Census Bureau map showing CDP boundaries
U.S. Census Bureau map showing CDP boundaries
Country  United States
State  Florida
County Flag of Miami-Dade County, Florida.png Miami-Dade
 • Total 4.47 sq mi (11.58 km2)
 • Land 4.18 sq mi (10.82 km2)
 • Water 0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
3 ft (1 m)
 • Total 49,967
 • Density 11,959.55/sq mi (4,618.10/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 12-14895
GNIS feature ID 1867128

Country Club is a census-designated place and a suburban unincorporated community located in northwest Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. It is named after the Country Club of Miami, which was established in 1961 in what was then an unpopulated and undeveloped section of the county. The population was 36,310 at the 2000 census.


Country Club is located at 25°56′21″N 80°18′40″W / 25.93917°N 80.31111°W / 25.93917; -80.31111 (25.939110, -80.311162).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the region has an approximate area of 4.5 square miles (12 km2). 4.3 square miles (11 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (4.43%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 3,408
2000 36,310 965.4%

As of the census of 2000, there were 36,310 people, 12,917 households, and 9,338 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 8,420.5 people per square mile (3,252.8/km²). There were 13,782 housing units at an average density of 3,196.1/sq mi (1,234.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 63.54% White (15.5% were Non-Hispanic White,) 22.01% African American, 0.23% Native American, 2.21% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 7.25% from other races, and 4.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 60.32% of the population.

There were 12,917 households out of which 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the region the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 38.4% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

The median income for a household in the region was $56,272, and the median income for a family was $56,353. Males had a median income of $31,018 versus $24,901 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,999. About 10.9% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under age 18 and 15.6% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, speakers of Spanish as a first language accounted for 64.02% of residents, while English made up 30.74%, French Creole was at 2.20%, French was at 0.92%, and Brazilian Portuguese at 0.53% of the population.

As of 2000, Country Club had the twenty-fourth-highest percentage of Cuban residents in the US, with 19.97% of the populace. It had the seventh-highest percentage of Colombian residents in the US, at 8.63% of the population, the twenty-eighth-highest percentage of Dominicans in the US, with 3.61%, and the fiftieth-highest percentage of Haitian residents in the US, at 3.10% (tied with Hempstead, New York.) It also had the twenty-seventh-most Nicaraguans in the US, at 1.61% (tied with Broadmoor, California,) while it had the fourteenth-highest percentage of Venezuelans, at 1.26% of all residents. Country Club's Peruvian community had the forty-fifth-highest percentage of residents, which accounted for 1.25% of the population.


Miami-Dade County Public Schools operates area public schools. Country Club Middle School and American High School are in Country Club.

In 2009 sections of Country Club were rezoned to Barbara Goleman High School in Miami Lakes.

Dade Christian School (K-12) is in Country Club.

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