Sunny Isles Beach, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Sunny Isles Beach had a population of 24,412 as of July 1, 2016. Sunny Isles Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sunny Isles Beach is located at latitude 25.9389 and longitude -80.1236 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sunny Isles Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.8 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The City of Sunny Isles Beach (GNIS ID: 2405548) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sunny Isles Beach is located within Miami Beach CCD of Miami-Dade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sunny Isles Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sunny Isles Beach: Sunny Isles.

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Sunny Isles Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,412
Population in Households 24,412
Population in Familes 17,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 24,218
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 11,644
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 6,295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,174 (23.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,470 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,282 (46.9%)
Median Home Value $344,189
Average Home Value $494,956


Median Household Income $51,689
Average Household Income $89,577
Per Capita Income $42,726
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.57% 1.96%
Households 2.09% 1.76%
Families 2.11% 1.76%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sunny Isles Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunny Isles Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 153 83rd
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 282 70th
Median Household Income # 322 65th
Per Capita Income # 108 88th

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