University Park, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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University Park, Florida - Basic Facts

The University Park Census Designated Place had a population of 26,839 as of July 1, 2016. University Park 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 University Park is located at latitude 25.7496 and longitude -80.3712 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the University Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The University Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402947) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The University Park Census Designated Place is located within South Westside CCD of Miami-Dade County.

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

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University Park, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,839
Population in Households 24,261
Population in Familes 20,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,578
Population Density1 6,757
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 8,077
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 6,190
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,880 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,197 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 398 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $305,634
Average Home Value $329,838


Median Household Income $46,180
Average Household Income $66,169
Per Capita Income $22,679
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.38%
Households -0.14% 0.36%
Families -0.17% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

University Park, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares University Park 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 # 135 85th
Population Density1 # 61 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 568 39th
Median Household Income # 437 53rd
Per Capita Income # 553 40th

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