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West Perrine, Florida
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
 • Total 1.75 sq mi (4.54 km2)
 • Land 1.75 sq mi (4.54 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
10 ft (3 m)
 • Total 10,602
 • Density 6,047.92/sq mi (2,334.53/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 12-76700
GNIS feature ID 1853304

West Perrine is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. Prior to the 2000 census it was part of Perrine. The other part of Perrine became the East Perrine CDP for the 2000 census and is now part of the incorporated Village of Palmetto Bay. West Perrine is still an unincorporated area, although some residents have discussed the possibility of incorporating Perrine. The population was 8,600 at the 2000 census. The name derives from a land grant issued to Henry Perrine and agriculturist (among other things).


West Perrine is located at 25°36′18″N 80°21′43″W / 25.60500°N 80.36194°W / 25.60500; -80.36194 (25.605133, -80.361899).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all of it land.

The community is located southwest of Miami on U.S. 1.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 10,602
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

West Perrine racial composition
(Hispanics excluded from racial categories)
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 427 4.03%
Black or African American (NH) 4,806 45.33%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 8 0.08%
Asian (NH) 87 0.82%
Pacific Islander (NH) 2 0.02%
Some Other Race (NH) 53 0.5%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 154 1.45%
Hispanic or Latino 5,065 47.77%
Total 10,602

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 10,602 people, 2,890 households, and 2,199 families residing in the CDP.

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