Scott Lake, Florida

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Scott Lake
Neighborhood of Miami Gardens
Hard Rock Stadium
Location in the state of Florida
Location in the state of Florida
Coordinates: 25°56′8″N 80°13′55″W / 25.93556°N 80.23194°W / 25.93556; -80.23194Coordinates: 25°56′8″N 80°13′55″W / 25.93556°N 80.23194°W / 25.93556; -80.23194
CountryUnited States
CityMiami Gardens
 • Total3.3 sq mi (8.7 km2)
 • Land3.3 sq mi (8.5 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
 • Total14,401
 • Density4,378.3/sq mi (1,690.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code12-64587[1]

Scott Lake is a neighborhood in Miami Gardens, Florida, United States. It was formerly its own census-designated place. The population was 14,401 at the 2000 census.


Scott Lake is located at 25°56′8″N 80°13′55″W / 25.93556°N 80.23194°W / 25.93556; -80.23194 (25.935521, -80.231993).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.7 km2 (3.3 mi2). 8.5 km2 (3.3 mi2) of it is land and 0.2 km2 (0.1 mi2) of it (1.79%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 14,401 people, 4,033 households, and 3,440 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,690.0/km2 (4,378.3/mi2). There were 4,159 housing units at an average density of 488.1/km2 (1,264.5/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP is 4.65% White (2% were Non-Hispanic White,)[4] 91.20% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.01% from other races, and 2.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.48% of the population.

There were 4,033 households, out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 29.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.7% were non-families. 11.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.57 and the average family size was 3.79.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 31.3% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $47,668, and the median income for a family was $47,586. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $27,572 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,740. About 12.5% of families and 16.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.2% of those under age 18 and 15.9% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, before being annexed to Miami Gardens, English as a first language accounted for 85.76% of all residents, while 6.81% spoke Spanish, French Creole accounted for 5.83%, French was at 0.93%, and Jamaican Creole as a mother tongue made up 0.64% of the population.[5]


The Miami Dade County Public Schools operates area public schools. Schools in the former CDP include:[6]

  • Crestview Elementary School[7]
  • Parkview Elementary School[8]
  • Scott Lake Elementary School[9]

Parks and recreation[edit]

Hard Rock Stadium is in the former Scott Lake CDP.[6][10]

Further reading[edit]

  • "Census 2000 Block Map: Scott Lake CDP" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau.
  • The 1990 U.S. Census Bureau map of Dade County, Florida has this CDP on Page 3


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  4. ^ "Demographics of Scott Lake, FL". Retrieved 2007-12-15.
  5. ^ "MLA Data Center Results for Scott Lake, Florida". Modern Language Association. Retrieved 2007-12-15.
  6. ^ a b "Census 2000 Block Map: Scott Lake CDP" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. - Compare the map to the addresses of the schools.
  7. ^ "SCHOOL INFO / HOURS". Miami Dade County Public Schools. Retrieved 2020-05-11. Crestview Elementary School 2201 NW 187th Street Miami Gardens, FL 33056
  8. ^ "Parkview Elementary School". Miami Dade County Public Schools. Retrieved 2020-05-11. 17631 NW 20TH AVENUE MIAMI GARDENS, FL 33056
  9. ^ "Scott Lake Elementary School". Miami Dade County Public Schools. Retrieved 2020-05-11. Address: 1160 NW 175TH STREET MIAMI GARDENS, FL 33169
  10. ^ "Parking and Transportation". Hard Rock Stadium. Retrieved 2020-05-12. 347 Don Shula Drive Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 - Compare with the CDP map.

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