Things You Should Know

City of Miami

District 2

Commissioner Marc D. Sarnoff

(305) 250-5333

www.miamigov.com/district2/

msarnoff@miamigov.com

Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET)

(305) 960-4670 (Coconut Grove)

 

Miami Police Department

(non-emergency)

305 579-6111

 

Department of Solid Waste

(305) 960-2800

solidwaste@miamigov.com

 

Department of Public Works

(305) 416-1200

 

Code Enforcement

(305) 329-4800

codeenforcement@miamigov.com

 

Miami-Dade County Help Line

Dial 3-1-1

 

Grove Demographics

Demographically, Coconut Grove is split up into “Northeast Coconut Grove” and “Southwest Coconut Grove”, and as of 2000, the total population of both of the neighborhood’s sections made up between 18,953[13] and 19,646 people.[4] The zip codes for all of Coconut Grove include 33129 and 33133. The area covers 5.607 square miles (14.52 km2). As of 2000, there were 9,695 males and 9,951 females. The median age for males were 38.4 years old, while the median age for females were 40.3 years old. The average household size had 2.1 people, while the average family size had 2.8 members. The percentage of married-couple families (among all households) was 33.6%, while the percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households) was 11.1%, and the percentage of single-mother households (among all households) was 7.6%. The percentage of never-married males 15 years old and over was 18.3%, while the percentage of never-married females 15 years old and over was 14.3%.[4] The percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all made up 8.1% of the population. The percentage of residents born in Florida was 31.6%, the percentage of people born in another U.S. state was 34.7%, and the percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S. was 2.3%, while the percentage of foreign born residents was 31.4%.[4]

As of 2000,[13] Northeast Grove had a population of 9,812 residents, with 5,113 households, and 2,221 families residing in the neighborhood. The median household income was $63,617.82. The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 35.24% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 2.25% Black or African American, 60.96% White (non-Hispanic), and 1.55% Other races (non-Hispanic).

As of 2000,[13] Southwest Grove had a population of 9,141 residents, with 3,477 households, and 2,082 families residing in the neighborhood. The median household income was $63,617.82. The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 14.80% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 48.27% Black or African American, 35.27% White (non-Hispanic), and 1.66% Other races (non-Hispanic).

The “West” Grove is predominantly composed of people who are of Afro-Caribbean descent. Bahamian sailors were one of the first groups of settlers in the area.[14] The Goombay festival is a celebration of the rich history of this historically Black neighborhood.[15]