City Facts

A 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 and Waterways Park Expansion, and the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center, the City continues to grow, progress and build a strong sense of community.

City Facts

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City Boundary

Aventura is conveniently located between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, just east of I-95. The northern boundary of the City is the Miami-Dade/Broward County line, the western boundary is the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC), the eastern boundary is the intracoastal waterway and the southern boundary is NE 176th Street. To visit our city, take I-95 to Ives Dairy Road and head East on Ives Dairy to Biscayne Boulevard.

Fountain and Pond

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

  • $58 million

Millage Rate

  • 1.7261

Population

  • *37,262

Zip Codes

  • 33180
  • 33160

Total Real Estate Value

  • $10  billion

Police Force

  • 90 Sworn Officers
  • 38 Civilians

Major Economic Drivers

  • Retail
  • Medical

Number of Businesses

  • 2,708

Demographics

  • White: 75% Hispanic: 21% Black: 2% Other: 2%* 

*Data may be periodically updated. Last revision: July 24, 2017.