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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
Sunny Isles Beach is a major center of South Florida's Russian community, with a plethora of Russian stores lining Collins Avenue, the main thoroughfare through the city. It is also a booming resort area and developers such as Donald Trump have invested heavily in construction of high-rise hotels and condominiums.
Sunny Isles Beach is located at 25°56'29" North, 80°7'30" West (25.941270, -80.125111).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 15,315 people, 8,169 households, and 3,994 families residing in the city. The population density is 5,854.6/km² (15,231.1/mi²). There are 12,946 housing units at an average density of 4,949.0/km² (12,875.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 91.85% White, 2.03% African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.36% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.34% from other races, and 2.25% from two or more races. 36.61% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 8,169 households out of which 12.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% are married couples living together, 8.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 51.1% are non-families. 43.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 23.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.87 and the average family size is 2.55.
In the city the population is spread out with 11.3% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 32.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 50 years. For every 100 females there are 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $31,627, and the median income for a family is $40,309. Males have a median income of $36,893 versus $28,207 for females. The per capita income for the city is $27,576. 14.7% of the population and 11.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.9% of those under the age of 18 and 12.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
- City of Sunny Isles Beach official website
- Sunny Isles Real Estate Information on condominiums in the area
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