Indian Creek, Florida

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Indian Creek, Florida
"Protect. Serve."
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 village boundaries
U.S. Census Bureau map showing village boundaries
Coordinates: 25°52′45″N 80°7′52″W / 25.87917°N 80.13111°W / 25.87917; -80.13111Coordinates: 25°52′45″N 80°7′52″W / 25.87917°N 80.13111°W / 25.87917; -80.13111
Country United States of America
State Florida
County Miami-Dade
IncorporatedMay 17, 1939
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorBernard Klepach
 • Vice MayorJavier Holtz
 • CouncilmembersRobert Diener, Irma Braman, and Irwin E. Tauber
 • Village ManagerC. Samuel Kissinger
 • Village ClerkMarilane Lima
 • Total0.47 sq mi (1.21 km2)
 • Land0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
 • Total86
 • Estimate 
 • Density212.62/sq mi (82.09/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)305, 786
FIPS code12-33425[3]

Indian Creek is a wealthy village in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. Within the village boundaries are 41 residential home sites and the Indian Creek Country Club. The population was 86 at the 2010 census and as of 2000, was the 5th highest-income place in Florida.


Indian Creek is located at 25°52′45″N 80°7′52″W / 25.87917°N 80.13111°W / 25.87917; -80.13111 (25.879156, -80.131130).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2). 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (6.67%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201891[2]5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
Indian Creek Demographics
2010 Census Indian Creek Miami-Dade County Florida
Total population 86 2,496,435 18,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 +160.6% +10.8% +17.6%
Population density 200.6/sq mi 1,315.5/sq mi 350.6/sq mi
White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic) 98.8% 73.8% 75.0%
(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian) 70.9% 15.4% 57.8%
Black or African-American 50% 18.9% 16.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 27.9% 65.0% 22.5%
Asian 1.2% 1.5% 2.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Two or more races (Multiracial) 0.0% 2.4% 2.5%
Some Other Race 0.0% 3.2% 3.6%

As of 2010, there were 33 households out of which 21.2% were vacant. In 2000, 14.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 28.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.3% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.33.

In 2000, the village population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 3.0% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 68.8 males.

In 2000, the median income for a household in the village was $61,250, and the median income for a family was $61,250. Males had a median income of $46,875 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $137,382. There were 21.4% of families and 29.4% of the population living below the poverty line.

As of 2013, English was the mother tongue for 40.00% of the population, while other Indo-European languages were spoken by 32.70% of all residents. Speakers of Spanish accounted for 27.30%, while the combined total of those who spoke an Asian language or Pacific Islander language made up 0.00%. The rest of the people who spoke any other languages in Indian Creek were at 0.00%. In total, 60.00% of the populace spoke something other than English as their first language.[6]



Owners as of 2012 included Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima, Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, his son Enrique Iglesias, co-founder of Robert Diener, billionaire Parvez Ashraf Lahiri and his son Irfan Lahiri, hedge fund billionaire and Sears CEO Edward Lampert, retired football coach Don Shula, Charles Bartlett Johnson, Chinese American billionaires, the Rennie family, James Rennie, Rennie Family Trust 2009.[7][8] Billionaire Jeffery Soffer, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and former Philadelphia Eagles owner and billionaire art collector Norman Braman also own homes in Indian Creek.[9]

Other famous residents both past and present have included Beyoncé and Jay-Z, pro golfer Raymond Floyd, coach Rick Pitino, U.S. Senator George Smathers, Sheik Mohammed al Fassi, television host Don Francisco, co-founder of Calvin Klein and Coal and Oil Executive, Barry Schwartz, radio magnate Raul Alarcon, coal and oil executive, heiress and philanthropist Suzie Linden, Gardner Cowles Jr., Arthur I. Appleton, President of Appleton Electric Company and founder of the Appleton Museum of Art and Bridlewood Farm, and his wife Martha O'Driscoll a former Hollywood actress.


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 7, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 14, 2020.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates for Indian Creek, FL". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-01-25.
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  9. ^ Morgan Brennan (September 10, 2012). "Inside Indian Creek Island, Miami's Billionaire Bunker". Forbes. Retrieved 2014-04-28.

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