Tamiami, Florida

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Tamiami, Florida
Tamiami suburb
Tamiami suburb
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
Coordinates: 25°45′18″N 80°24′13″W / 25.75500°N 80.40361°W / 25.75500; -80.40361Coordinates: 25°45′18″N 80°24′13″W / 25.75500°N 80.40361°W / 25.75500; -80.40361
Country United States
State Florida
County Miami-Dade
Area
 • Total7.5 sq mi (19.6 km2)
 • Land7.3 sq mi (19 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation
3 ft (1 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total54,788
 • Density7,305.1/sq mi (2,795.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code12-70700[1]
GNIS feature ID1867216[2]

Tamiami is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population was 55,271 at the 2010 census.

Name[edit]

The name Tamiami is a portmanteau of the phrase "Tampa to Miami".[3][4] The Tamiami Trail, a roadway that goes through the Everglades, connecting the two cities, was the reason for this combination.[3][4][5]

Geography[edit]

Tamiami is located at 25°45′18″N 80°24′13″W / 25.75500°N 80.40361°W / 25.75500; -80.40361 (25.754945, -80.403611).[6]

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.6 sq mi (20 km2), of which, 7.3 sq mi (19 km2) of it is land and 0.2 sq mi (0.52 km2) of it (3.04%) is water.

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Demographics[edit]

Tamiami Demographics
2010 Census Tamiami Miami-Dade County Florida
Total population 55,271 2,496,435 18,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 +0.9% +10.8% +17.6%
Population density 7,819.7/sq mi 1,315.5/sq mi 350.6/sq mi
White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic) 94.5% 73.8% 75.0%
(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian) 6.2% 15.4% 57.9%
Black or African-American 1.3% 18.9% 16.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 92.7% 65.0% 22.5%
Asian 0.7% 1.5% 2.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Two or more races (Multiracial) 1.3% 2.4% 2.5%
Some Other Race 2.1% 3.2% 3.6%

As of 2010, there were 17,256 households, with 3.0% being vacant. As of 2000, 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.6% were non-families. 9.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.33 and the average family size was 3.50.

As of 2000, the CDP population was spread out, with 24.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

As of 2000, the median income for a household in the CDP was $47,503, and the median income for a family was $49,763. Males had a median income of $30,716 versus $26,426 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,601. About 7.6% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, speakers of Spanish as a first language accounted for 92.39% of residents, while English was the mother tongue of 6.99% of the population. Other languages spoken were well below 1% of the population.[7]

As of 2000, Tamiami had the seventh highest percentage of Cuban and Cuban American residents in the US, with 56.63% of the populace.[8] Nicaraguans and Nicaraguan American made up the fifth highest percentage, at 4.66% of Tamiami residents.[9] It had the thirty-second highest percentage of Colombian and Colombian American residents in the US, at 3.94% of the population,[10] and the 105th highest percentage of Dominican and Dominican American residents in the US, at 1.53% of its population (tied with Ives Estates, FL, Adelphi, Maryland, and Dover, New Jersey.)[11] It also had the eighteenth most Venezuelan and Venezuelan American residents in the US, at 1.06% of the population (tied with Miami Lakes.)[12]

Historical population
Census Pop.
198017,607
199033,84592.2%
200054,78861.9%
201055,2710.9%
source:[13]

Education[edit]

Miami-Dade County Public Schools operates public schools.[14]

Elementary schools:

Middle schools:

  • Paul W. Bell Middle School[21]
  • W. R. Thomas Middle School[22]

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami operates Catholic schools. St. Kevin School is in Tamiami.[14][23]It opened in August 1980.[24] Belen Jesuit Preparatory School is also in Tamiami.[14][25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Florida Highways – The Tamiami Trail". Marco Island Living. Retrieved November 21, 2020.
  4. ^ a b Cirbusova, Mimi (May 10, 2020). "From Tampa to Miami: The Tamiami Trail". compassrosehistory.com. Retrieved November 21, 2020.
  5. ^ "Tamiami Trail: From Tampa to Miami". myscenicdrives.com. Retrieved November 21, 2020.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "MLA Data Center Results of Tamiami, FL". Modern Language Association. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
  8. ^ "Ancestry Map of Cuban Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
  9. ^ "Ancestry Map of Nicaraguan Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-12-05.
  10. ^ "Ancestry Map of Colombian Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
  11. ^ "Ancestry Map of Dominican Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
  12. ^ "Ancestry Map of Venezuelan Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
  13. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  14. ^ a b c "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Tamiami CDP, FL" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-05-06. - Page 1 and Page 2 - Compare addresses of schools to these maps.
  15. ^ "Marjory Stoneman Douglas Elementary School". Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Retrieved 2020-05-06. 11901 SW 2 STREET MIAMI, FL 33184
  16. ^ "Contact Us". Greenglade Elementary School. Retrieved 2020-05-06. 3060 Sw 127th Avenue, Miami, Fl 33175
  17. ^ "Joe Hall Elementary School". Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Retrieved 2020-05-06. 1901 SW 134TH AVENUE MIAMI, FL 33175
  18. ^ "Contact". Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School. Retrieved 2020-05-06. Zora Neale Hurston 13137 SW 26 STREET Miami, FL 33175
  19. ^ "Contact Us". Wesley Matthews Elementary School. Retrieved 2020-05-06. 12345 SW 18 Terrace Miami, Florida 33175
  20. ^ "Home". Village Green Elementary School. Retrieved 2020-05-06. 12265 Southwest 34 Street Miami, Florida 33175
  21. ^ "Contact". Paul W. Bell Middle School. Retrieved 2020-05-06. 11800 NW 2nd St. Miami, FL 33182
  22. ^ "Contact". W. R. Thomas Middle School. Retrieved 2020-05-06. 13001 SW 26th St. Miami, FL 33175
  23. ^ "Contact". St. Kevin Catholic School. Retrieved 2020-05-06. St. Kevin Catholic School 4001 S.W. 127th avenue Miami, Fl 33175
  24. ^ "About". St. Kevin Catholic School. Retrieved 2020-05-06.
  25. ^ "Home". Belen Jesuit Preparatory School. Retrieved 2020-05-06. 500 SW 127th Avenue, Miami, FL 33184 - The address states "Miami, FL" but it is actually in the unincorporated Tamiami CDP.