List of communities in Miami-Dade County, Florida facts for kids

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Map of the municipalities (colored areas) and unincorporated (grey areas) communities of Miami-Dade County.

Communities in Miami-Dade County, all concentrated on the county's Eastern half, include 34 municipalities, 37 census-designated places, and 16 unincorporated communities. The county seat is Miami.

Municipalities

Miami-Dade County has nineteen cities, six towns, and nine villages. No apparent differences in government structure or population exist between these three categories, however. The communities below are numbered according to the provided image.

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Skyline of Downtown Miami
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Coral Gables

Municipality populations are based on the US 2010 Census.

# Incorporated Community Designation Date incorporated Population
2 Aventura City 01995-11-07 November 7, 1995 35,762
7 Bal Harbour Village 01947-06-16 June 16, 1947 2,513
8 Bay Harbor Islands Town 01947-04 April 1947 5,628
11 Biscayne Park Village 01933 1933 3,055
28 Coral Gables City 01925 1925 46,780
32 Cutler Bay Town 02005-11-09 November 9, 2005 40,286
20 Doral City 02003-06-24 June 24, 2003 45,704
13 El Portal Village 01937-12-07 December 7, 1937 2,325
34 Florida City City 01914 1914 11,245
3 Golden Beach Town 01929 1929 919
17 Hialeah City 01925 1925 224,669
18 Hialeah Gardens City 01948-12 December 1948 21,744
33 Homestead City 01913 1913 60,512
9 Indian Creek Village 01939 1939 86
26 Key Biscayne Village 01991 1991 12,344
19 Medley Town 01949 1949 838
24 Miami City 01896-07-28 July 28, 1896 399,457
25 Miami Beach City 01915-03-26 March 26, 1915 87,779
1 Miami Gardens City 02003-05-13 May 13, 2003 107,167
16 Miami Lakes Town 02000-12-05 December 5, 2000 29,361
12 Miami Shores Village 01932-01-02 January 2, 1932 10,493
21 Miami Springs City 01926 1926 13,809
14 North Bay Village City 01945 1945 7,137
6 North Miami City 01953-05-27 May 27, 1953 58,786
5 North Miami Beach City 01927 1927 41,523
15 Opa-locka City 01926 1926 15,219
31 Palmetto Bay Village 02002-09-10 September 10, 2002 23,410
30 Pinecrest Village 01996-03-12 March 12, 1996 18,223
29 South Miami City 01927-06-24 June 24, 1927 11,657
4 Sunny Isles Beach City 01997 1997 20,832
10 Surfside Town 01935-05-18 May 18, 1935 5,744
23 Sweetwater City 01941 1941 13,499
22 Virginia Gardens Village 01947-07-10 July 10, 1947 2,375
27 West Miami City 01947 1947 5,965

The current unincorporated place of Islandia (#35 in the map) was a city founded on December 6, 1960, with a 2010 census population of 18, but was disincorporated on March 16, 2012.

Census-designated places

The 2010 United States Census listed the then 37 census-designated places in Miami-Dade County. The populations listed below are based on that census. The CDP's are lettered according to the image above.

# Census-designated place Population
j Brownsville 15,313
o Coral Terrace 24,376
d Country Club 47,105
cc Country Walk 15,997
p Fisher Island 132
k Fontainebleau 59,764
i Gladeview 11,535
q Glenvar Heights 16,898
c Golden Glades 33,145
hh Goulds 10,103
ll Homestead Base 964
a Ives Estates 19,525
v Kendale Lakes 56,148
u Kendall 75,371
w Kendall West 36,154
kk Leisure City 22,655
jj Naranja 8,303
b Ojus 18,036
r Olympia Heights 13,488
e Palm Springs North 5,253
z Palmetto Estates 13,535
f Pinewood 16,520
ii Princeton 22,038
aa Richmond Heights 8,541
dd Richmond West 31,973
ff South Miami Heights 35,696
t Sunset 16,389
l Tamiami 55,271
y The Crossings 22,758
x The Hammocks 51,003
bb Three Lakes 15,047
m University Park 26,995
h West Little River 34,699
ee West Perrine 9,460
n Westchester 29,862
g Westview 9,650
s Westwood Lakes 11,838

The former CDP of Lakes by the Bay (gg in the map) is now part of the Town of Cutler Bay.

City districts and neighborhoods

See also: Neighborhoods in Miami
District / neighborhood Municipality
Andover Miami Gardens
Biscayne Gardens Golden Glades
Bunche Park Miami Gardens
Carol City Miami Gardens
Coral Way Village Westchester
Cutler Palmetto Bay
Dadeland Kendall
East Perrine Palmetto Bay
Green-Mar Acres Kendall
Hawley Heights Kendall
Howard Kendall
Lake Lucerne Miami Gardens
Lakes by the Bay Cutler Bay
Norwood (Norland) Miami Gardens
Opa-locka North Miami Gardens
Saga Bay Cutler Bay
Scott Lake Miami Gardens
South Beach Miami Beach
West Kendall Kendall

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