Tamiami, Florida facts for kids
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U.S. Census Bureau map showing CDP boundaries
|• Total||7.43 sq mi (19.24 km2)|
|• Land||7.05 sq mi (18.25 km2)|
|• Water||0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)|
|Elevation||3 ft (1 m)|
|• Density||7,692.92/sq mi (2,970.18/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1867216|
Tamiami is a contraction of the phrase "Tampa to Miami". The Tamiami Trail, a roadway that goes through the Everglades, connecting the two cities, was the reason for this unique combination. While the name is a combination of both cities' names, the accepted pronunciation is "Tammee-Ammy," not "Tam-My-Ammy."
Tamiami is located at(25.754945, -80.403611).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.6 square miles (20 km2), of which, 7.3 square miles (19 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (3.04%) is water.
|Black or African American (NH)||191||0.35%|
|Native American or Alaska Native (NH)||8||0.01%|
|Pacific Islander (NH)||6||0.01%|
|Some Other Race (NH)||146||0.27%|
|Hispanic or Latino||50,079||92.38%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 54,212 people, 16,057 households, and 13,185 families residing in the CDP.
|2010 Census||Tamiami||Miami-Dade County||Florida|
|Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010||+0.9%||+10.8%||+17.6%|
|Population density||7,819.7/sq mi||1,315.5/sq mi||350.6/sq mi|
|White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic)||94.5%||73.8%||75.0%|
|(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian)||6.2%||15.4%||57.9%|
|Black or African-American||1.3%||18.9%||16.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino (of any race)||92.7%||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)||1.3%||2.4%||2.5%|
|Some Other Race||2.1%||3.2%||3.6%|
As of 2010, there were 17,256 households, with 3.0% being vacant. As of 2000, 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.6% were non-families. 9.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.33 and the average family size was 3.50.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools operates public schools.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas Elementary School
- Greenglade Elementary School
- Joe Hall Elementary School
- Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School
- Wesley Matthews Elementary School
- Village Green Elementary School
- Paul W. Bell Middle School
- W. R. Thomas Middle School
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami operates Catholic schools. St. Kevin School is in Tamiami.It opened in August 1980. Belen Jesuit Preparatory School is also in Tamiami.
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