Edgewater (Miami)

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Edgewater
Neighborhood of Miami
The southern end of Edgewater, showing the new developments 1800 Club (center) and Paramount Bay at Edgewater Square (right).
The southern end of Edgewater, showing the new developments 1800 Club (center) and Paramount Bay at Edgewater Square (right).
Edgewater neighborhood within the City of Miami
Edgewater neighborhood within the City of Miami
Coordinates: 25°48′8″N 80°11′24″W / 25.80222°N 80.19000°W / 25.80222; -80.19000Coordinates: 25°48′8″N 80°11′24″W / 25.80222°N 80.19000°W / 25.80222; -80.19000
Country United States
State Florida
County Miami-Dade County
City Miami
Government
 • City of Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff
 • Miami-Dade Commissioners Audrey Edmonson
 • House of Representatives Cynthia Stafford (D)
 • State Senate Gwen Margolis (D)
 • U.S. House Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
Area
 • Total 1.679 sq mi (4.35 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 15,005
 • Density 17,289/sq mi (6,675/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-05)
ZIP Code 33137, 33132
Area code(s) 305, 786
Website Edgewater neighborhood

Edgewater is a neighborhood in Miami, Florida, United States, located north of Downtown and Omni, and south of the Upper East Side.[1] It roughly bound by North 17th Street to the south, North 37th Street to the north, the Florida East Coast Railway and East First Avenue to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east.[2]

Edgewater is primarily a residential neighborhood, with many historic early 20th century homes. The neighborhood has many high-rise residential towers to the east along Biscayne Bay, and historic homes elsewhere in the neighborhood. Since 2000, the area has grown in popularity, due to its proximity to Downtown and neighborhoods such as the Design District. Recent developments in the neighborhood, have brought rapid urbanization to the area, with the construction of high-rise and mid-rise residential buildings, and more retail.

Edgewater is home to the Mission Church of Sts. Francis and Clare (San Francisco y Sta. Clara), the only Roman Catholic place of worship in the City of Miami where Mass is regularly celebrated, under the ecclesiastical aegis of the Archdiocese of Miami, according to the ancient form of the Roman Rite. A mission of Corpus Christi Parish, it is located at 402 N.E. 29th Street.

Demographics[edit]

The Bacardi Building on NE 21 St and Biscayne Blvd, is a landmark building in Edgewater, built in the MiMo style
The Miami New Times headquarters

As of 2000, Edgewater (Wynwood) had a population between 14,034[3] and 14,819[4] residents, with 6,221 households, and 2,987 families residing in the neighborhood. The median household income was $11,293.93. The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 58.51% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 17.51% Black or African American, 21.55% White (non-Hispanic), and 2.42% Other races (non-Hispanic). It shares demographics with Wynwood.[4]

The zip codes for the Edgewater (Wynwood) include 33127, 33132, and 33137. The area covers 1.679 square miles (4.35 km2). As of 2000, there were 7,548 males and 6,486 females. The median age for males were 32.5 years old, while the median age for females were 32.3 years old. The average household size had 2.3 people, while the average family size had 3.2 members. The percentage of married-couple families (among all households) was 25.2%, while the percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households) was 10.9%, and the percentage of single-mother households (among all households) was 11.6%. 4.5% of the population was in other group homes. The percentage of never-married males 15 years old and over was 20.1%, while the percentage of never-married females 15 years old and over was 15.9%.[3]

As of 2000, the percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all made up 25.1% of the population. The percentage of residents born in Florida was 28.0%, the percentage of people born in another U.S. state was 20.5%, and the percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S. was 7.0%, while the percentage of foreign born residents was 44.4%[3]

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