Golden Glades, Florida

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Golden Glades is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population was 32,623 at the 2000 census.

It is the location for a major highway interchange of the same name which connects the Florida Turnpike, Interstate 95, US 441, state road 9, and the Palmetto Expressway.

Geography

Golden Glades is located at 25°54′46″N 80°11′52″W / 25.91278°N 80.19778°W / 25.91278; -80.19778 (25.912771, -80.197688)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.9 km² (5.0 mi²). 12.7 km² (4.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (1.20%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 32,623 people, 9,826 households, and 7,281 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,560.1/km² (6,635.0/mi²). There were 10,540 housing units at an average density of 827.1/km² (2,143.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 23.38% White (12.1% were Non-Hispanic White,)[5] 65.29% African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.81% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 2.92% from other races, and 6.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.63% of the population.

In 2000 Golden Glades 33.5% of the population reported Haitian ancestry,[6] the highest percentage of any community in the United States.

There were 9,826 households out of which 44.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.8% were married couples living together, 24.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.23 and the average family size was 3.72.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.

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