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Gladeview, Florida
CDP
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
Area
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6.6 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 14,468
 • Density 5,787.2/sq mi (2,192.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 12-25987
GNIS feature ID 1867144

Gladeview is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population was 11,535 at the 2010 census.

Gladeview was originally a neighborhood of the City of Miami when it was annexed into the city of Miami in 1925. With the arrival of the Great Depression, the City of Miami gave up its jurisdiction and Gladeview became an unincorporated area of Miami-Dade County.

Geography

Gladeview is located at 25°50′24″N 80°14′8″W / 25.84°N 80.23556°W / 25.84; -80.23556 (25.839874, -80.235645). Gladeview borders Brownsville to the south, Liberty City to the east, and West Little River to the north. Hialeah is located to the west of Gladeview.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 18,919
1990 15,637 −17.3%
2000 14,468 −7.5%
2010 11,535 −20.3%
source:

As of the census of 2000, there were 14,468 people, 4,359 households, and 3,199 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,694.2 people per square mile (2,199.3/km²). There were 5,107 housing units at an average density of 2,010.0/sq mi (776.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 17.59% White (1.8% were Non-Hispanic White,) 76.98% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.48% from other races, and 2.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.32% of the population.

There were 4,359 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 25.3% were married couples living together, 40.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.30 and the average family size was 3.88.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 38.0% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 86.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $15,981, and the median income for a family was $17,625. Males had a median income of $20,732 versus $19,923 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,941. About 48.4% of families and 52.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 65.5% of those under age 18 and 32.7% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language accounted for 74.32% of residents, while Spanish made up 22.48%, and French Creole was at 2.39%, and French consisted of 0.79% of the population.

Transportation

Gladeview is served by Metrobus throughout the area, the Miami Metrorail, Tri-Rail, and Amtrak:

Metrorail:

  •       Northside (NW 79th Street and NW 32nd Avenue)
  •       Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza (NW 62nd Street and NW 27th Avenue)

Tri-Rail:

  •       Tri-Rail/Metrorail Transfer (NW 79th Street and NW 37th Avenue)

Amtrak:

  •       Amtrak-Miami: Silver Star and Silver Meteor service, (NW 79th Street and NW 37th Avenue)

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