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The Hammocks, Florida - Basic Facts

The The Hammocks Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Miami-Dade County at latitude 25.6704 and longitude -80.4488. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The formal official name is the The Hammocks Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as The Hammocks, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for The Hammocks indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the The Hammocks Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles.

The Hammocks Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map

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The Hammocks, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 53,308
Population in Households 53,042
Population in Familes 47,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 266
Population Density1 6,763
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 16,877
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 13,604
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,524 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,354 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,484 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $229,278
Average Home Value $238,725


Median Household Income $58,608
Average Household Income $74,950
Per Capita Income $23,763
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.05% 1.1%
Households 0.69% 0.99%
Families 0.8% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

The Hammocks, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares The Hammocks to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 65 93rd
Population Density1 # 54 94th
Diversity Index2 # 358 62nd
Median Household Income # 177 81st
Per Capita Income # 443 52nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.