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Edgewater (Miami)

Coordinates: 25°48′8″N 80°11′24″W / 25.80222°N 80.19000°W / 25.80222; -80.19000
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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; -80.19000
CountryUnited States
CountyMiami-Dade County
 • City of Miami CommissionerSabina Covo
 • Miami-Dade CommissionersKeon Hardemon
 • House of RepresentativesVicki Lopez (R)
 • State SenateIleana Garcia (R)
 • U.S. HouseMaria Elvira Salazar (R)
 • Total1.679 sq mi (4.35 km2)
 • Total15,005
 • Density17,289/sq mi (6,675/km2)
Time zoneUTC-05 (EST)
ZIP Code
33137, 33132
Area code(s)305, 786
WebsiteEdgewater neighborhood

Edgewater is a neighborhood in Miami, Florida, located north of Downtown and the Arts & Entertainment District, and south of Midtown and the Upper Eastside.[1] It is 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.


Historical population

As of 2000, Edgewater (Wynwood) had a population between 14,034[4] and 14,819[5] 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.[5]

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 was 32.5 years old, while the median age for females was 32.3 years old. The average household size had 2.3 people, while the average family size was 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%.[4]

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%[4]


See also



  1. ^ City of Miami Neighborhoods Map Archived 2008-01-08 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ History of Edgewater
  3. ^ "Population and Demographics Profile" (PDF). Miami DDA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-20. Retrieved 2011-07-15.
  4. ^ a b c "Demographics of Edgewater, Miami, FL". city-data. Retrieved 2009-09-03.
  5. ^ a b "Demographics of Edgewater Miami, FL". miamigov.com. Archived from the original on 2008-05-17. Retrieved 2008-06-11.