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WaterviewA City with a Strong Community

In recent years, the City of Aventura has adopted several initiatives aimed at reinforcing a strong sense of community. With the building of its first Charter School in 2003, a state of the art Community Recreation Center, Founders Park & Waterways Park Expansion, and the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, the City continues to grow, progress and build a strong sense of community.

City Facts

U.S. Department of Commerce, United States Census Bureau Data for Florida, Miami-Dade County, Aventura City

Land Area

  • 3.2 square miles
Location
  • 12 miles north of Miami 
  • 12 miles south of Fort Lauderdale 
  • 1 mile west of the Atlantic Ocean
Form of Government
  • Commissioner-City Manager
Annual City Budget: $49 million

Millage Rate: 1.7261

Population: *35,762

Zip Codes: 33180, 33160

Total Real Estate Value: $7.3 billion

Police Force: 82 Sworn Officers and 38 Civilians

Major Economic Drivers: Retail, medical

Number of Businesses: 2,708

Demographics:
  • White: 75% Hispanic: 21% Black: 2% Other: 2%*
*Based on U.S. Census Bureau, Profile of General Demographic Characteristics 2010 for Aventura, Fl.
Last updated: 1/24/2014 10:56:09 AM