The Hammocks, Florida

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The Hammocks is an unincorporated census-designated place Miami suburb in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population was 47,379 at the 2000 census.

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Name

The name of the CDP originates from a planned community called The Hammocks. The area of the planned community is smaller than the CDP, encompassing the area west of SW 147th Ave, south of SW 88th St, east of SW 177 Ave, and north of SW 120th St.

Geography

The Hammocks is located at 25°40′14″N 80°26′10″W / 25.67056°N 80.43611°W / 25.67056; -80.43611 (25.670601, -80.436006)[3]; or about 6 miles west of Kendall.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.0 square miles (20.8 km²), of which, 7.9 square miles (20.4 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (2.12%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 47,379 people, 15,203 households, and 12,055 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 6,027.3 people per square mile (2,327.4/km²). There were 15,983 housing units at an average density of 2,033.3/sq mi (785.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 78.64% White (23% were Non-Hispanic White,)[6] 6.88% African American, 0.21% Native American, 3.25% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 6.54% from other races, and 4.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 65.33% of the population.

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