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Fontainebleau, 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  Miami-Dade
 • Total 4.5 sq mi (11.7 km2)
 • Land 4.4 sq mi (11.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
3 ft (1 m)
 • Total 59,549
 • Density 13,233.1/sq mi (5,089.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 12-24562
GNIS feature ID 1853252

Fontainebleau (also spelled Fountainebleau) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population was 59,764 at the 2010 census.


Fontainebleau is located at 25°46′13″N 80°20′45″W / 25.77028°N 80.34583°W / 25.77028; -80.34583 (25.770144, -80.345917).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.5 square miles (12 km2), of which, 4.4 square miles (11 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (2.43%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 59,549
2010 59,764 0.4%
2010 Census Fontainebleau Miami-Dade County Florida
Total population 59,764 2,496,435 18,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 +0.4% +10.8% +17.6%
Population density 14,030.5/sq mi 1,315.5/sq mi 350.6/sq mi
White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic) 91.2% 73.8% 75.0%
(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian) 4.2% 15.4% 57.9%
Black or African-American 2.2% 18.9% 16.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 94.7% 65.0% 22.5%
Asian 1.5% 1.5% 2.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Two or more races (Multiracial) 2.0% 2.4% 2.5%
Some Other Race 4.5% 3.2% 3.6%

As of 2010, there were 23,181 households, with 6.5% being vacant. In 2000, 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 18.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.22.

In 2000, the CDP the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 86.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.7 males.

In 2000, the median income for a household in the CDP was $35,509, and the median income for a family was $36,161. Males had a median income of $27,380 versus $22,143 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,716. About 11.9% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.7% of those under age 18 and 15.5% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, speakers of Spanish accounted for 91.29% of residents, while this who spoke only English made up 6.25%.

As of 2000, Fontainebleau had the second highest percentage of Nicaraguan residents in the US, with 9.44% of the populace (the highest percentage being Sweetwater, Florida, at 16.63%.) It had the fourteenth highest percentage of Cuban residents in the US, at 37.29%, and the eighteenth highest percentage of Colombian residents in the US, at 5.29% of its population (tied with North Bay Village.) It also had the third most Venezuelans in the US, at 3.14% (tied with The Hammocks, Florida,) while it had the fortieth highest percentage of Dominicans, at 2.99% of all residents (tied with Methuen, Massachusetts.) Fontainebleau's Peruvian community had the thirtieth highest percentage of residents, which was at 1.75%. It's also home to the forty-third highest percentage of Honduran residents in the US, at 1.09% of the population (tied with South Miami Heights, Florida.)

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