Palmetto Bay, Florida facts for kids
|Palmetto Bay, Florida|
Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida.
U.S. Census Bureau map showing village boundaries
|Country||United States of America|
|Incorporated||September 10, 2002|
|• Village||8.8 sq mi (22.6 km2)|
|• Land||8.8 sq mi (22.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2) 0.44%|
|• Density||2,823.9/sq mi (1,090.3/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Zip Codes||33157, 33158, 33176|
|Area code(s)||305, 786|
In August 1992, Palmetto Bay and the surrounding South Miami-Dade area were severely damaged by Hurricane Andrew. Many of the homes and businesses in Palmetto Bay were destroyed. In the subsequent years, the area was slowly rebuilt. Unlike the destroyed homes which were made of wood frame construction, the new homes and construction were rebuilt with concrete walls. Although many areas of Miami were heavily affected by Hurricane Andrew, Palmetto Bay was one of the worst affected and remains a reminder of the hurricane's extensive disaster in the city today.
The village incorporated on September 10, 2002, taking the territory formerly held by the Cutler and East Perrine census-designated places.
Palmetto Bay is located just west of Biscayne Bay .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 8.8 square miles (22.6 km²). 8.8 square miles (22.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.44%) is mostly water.
|Palmetto Bay Demographics|
|2010 Census||Palmetto Bay||Miami-Dade County||Florida|
|Population density||2,823.9/sq mi||1,315.5/sq mi||350.6/sq mi|
|White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic)||84.9%||73.8%||75.0%|
|(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian)||49.5%||15.4%||57.9%|
|Black or African-American||6.2%||18.9%||16.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino (of any race)||38.6%||65.0%||22.5%|
|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)||2.1%||2.4%||2.5%|
|Some Other Race||2.2%||3.2%||3.6%|
As of 2010, there were 8,372 households, out of which 5.4% were vacant. Between 2009 and 2013, the average median income for a household in the village was $105,122. Also, between 2009 and 2013, the per capita income for the village was $39,271.
As of 2000, before being annexed to Palmetto Bay, in the Cutler neighborhood, English was a first language for 65.56% of all residents, while Spanish comprised 28.78%, Portuguese accounted for 1.53%, Italian made up 0.66%, French was at 0.62%, and both Chinese and Tagalog were the mother tongue for 0.47% of the population.
As of 2000, before being annexed to Palmetto Bay, in the East Perrine neighborhood, English as a first language accounted for 66.62% of all residents, while Spanish comprised 30.22%, French Creole was at 1.64%, and French as a mother tongue made up 1.49% of the population.
- Charles Deering Estate is situated on Old Cutler Road in Palmetto Bay. It served as the home of Charles Deering until 1927, when he died at the estate. Currently, the estate hosts cultural arts events and can be rented out for private events, such as weddings.
- Thalatta Estate Park, a Mediterranean Revival style house built in 1926 and preserved as a park by the Village.
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