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The Hammocks
CDP
Nickname(s): Little Bogota
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
 • CDP 8.1 sq mi (20.8 km2)
 • Land 7.9 sq mi (20.4 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Metro 6,137 sq mi (15,890 km2)
Elevation 3 ft (1 m)
Population (2010)
 • CDP 51,003
 • Density 6,300/sq mi (2,452/km2)
 • Metro 5,413,212
 • Metro density 882.06/sq mi (340.566/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 33186, 33196
FIPS code 12-71569
GNIS feature ID 1853293

The Hammocks is an unincorporated census-designated place Miami suburb in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population was 51,003 at the 2010 census.

Name Origin

The name of the CDP originates from a planned community called, "The Hammocks". The area of the planned community is smaller than the CDP, encompassing the area west of SW 137th Ave, south of SW 88th St, east of SW 177 Ave, and north of SW 120th St.

Geography

The Hammocks is located at 25°40′14″N 80°26′10″W / 25.67056°N 80.43611°W / 25.67056; -80.43611 (25.670601, -80.436006); or about 6 miles west of Kendall.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.0 square miles (21 km2), of which, 7.9 square miles (20 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (2.12%) is water.

Demographics

The Hammocks Demographics
2010 Census The Hammocks Miami-Dade County Florida
Total population 51,003 2,496,435 18,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 +7.6% +10.8% +17.6%
Population density 6,470.3/sq mi 1,315.5/sq mi 350.6/sq mi
White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic) 85.0% 73.8% 75.0%
(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian) 14.0% 15.4% 57.9%
Black or African-American 6.1% 18.9% 16.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 76.9% 65.0% 22.5%
Asian 3.1% 1.5% 2.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Two or more races (Multiracial) 2.9% 2.4% 2.5%
Some Other Race 2.7% 3.2% 3.6%

As of 2010, there were 17,565 households, with 6.7% being vacant. As of 2000, there were 15,203 households out of which 46.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.47.

In 2000, the CDP the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 36.2% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 males.

In 2000, the median income for a household in the CDP was $50,909, and the median income for a family was $54,444. Males had a median income of $35,159 versus $30,178 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,962. About 7.0% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, speakers of Spanish as a first language accounted for 71.34% of residents, while English made up 22.82%, French was at 1.21%, French Creole at 0.94%, Portuguese 0.83%, and Arabic was 0.54% of the population. Tagalog made up 0.49% of the population.

As of 2000, The Hammocks had the third highest percentage of Colombian residents in the US, with 10.02% of the populace. It had the twenty-eighth highest percentage of Cuban residents in the US, at 17.59% of the population, the fifth highest percentage of Peruvians in the US, at 3.36%, and the third highest percentage of Venezuelan residents in the US, at 3.14% of its population (tied with Fontainebleau.) It also had the thirteenth most Nicaraguans in the US, at 2.88%, while it had the fifty-fifth highest percentage of Dominicans, at 2.46% of all residents, while the Ecuadorian community had the fifty-fifth highest percentage of residents, which was at 1.10% of the population.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 10,897
2000 47,379 334.8%
2010 51,003 7.6%
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