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Population (year 2000): 22,152
Males: 11,158 (50.4%), Females: 10,994 (49.6%)

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Median resident age: 26.9 years
Median household income: $29,091 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Leisure City:

  • Hispanic (65.3%)
  • Black (18.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (15.1%)
  • Other race (11.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (5.1%), West Indian (4.8%), Irish (2.9%), German (2.8%), English (1.2%), Italian (1.1%).

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Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Leisure

For population 25 years and over in Leisure City

  • High school or higher: 48.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leisure City CDP

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

38.8% Foreign born (37.7% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Kendall, (13.1 miles pop. 75,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Miami, (25.0 miles pop. 362,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (1067.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: FL (1.9 miles Naranja, FL (2.7 miles Homestead, Base, FL (3.0 miles Homestead FL (3.9 miles Princeton, City, FL Florida (4.4 miles FL (5.9 miles Goulds, Miami Heights, FL (7.4 miles South West, FL (8.1 miles Richmond

Latitude: 25.49 N, Longitude: 80.44 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.3%), Construction (13.8%), Retail trade (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,976 (-27.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 411 (5.6%)

Average climate in Leisure City, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Leisure City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1959, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Leisure City city center injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/20/1973, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Leisure City:
  • HOMESTEAD HOSPITAL INC (about 4 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; CORAL GABLES, FL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MIAMI, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leisure City:
  • MIAMI INTL (about 23 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 45 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • THE FLORIDA KEYS MARATHON (about 69 miles; MARATHON, FL; ID: MTH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Leisure City:
  • MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX EMS (about 4 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL; ID: MC4)
  • MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX VIP (about 5 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL; ID: VI2)
  • HOMESTEAD GENERAL AVIATION (about 8 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL; ID: X51)

Amtrak station near Leisure City:
  • 4 miles: HOMESTEAD (5 N.E. 3RD RD.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

College/University in Leisure City:
  • SOUTH DADE SKILL CENTER (Location: 28300 SW 152ND AVE; Public; Website: DCPS.K12.FL.US./)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leisure City:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (about 5 miles; CORAL GABLES, FL; Full-time enrollment: 13,050)
  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 22,716)
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 25,323)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 47 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
Public primary/middle schools in Leisure City:
  • CAMPBELL DRIVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 893; Location: 15790 SW 307TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ASPIRA SOUTH YOUTH LEADERSHIP (Students: 180; Location: 14112-14114 SW 288TH STRE; Grades: 06 - 08)

Shopping Center: Cutler Ridge Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Leisure City include: South Dade Alliance Church (A), Leisure City Church (B).

Parks in Leisure City include: Seminole Wayside Park (1), Palmland Park (2), Leisure Lake Park (3), Leisure Park (4), Modello Wayside Park (5).


Leisure City compared to Florida state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Leisure City:
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOIR (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOMESTEAD, FL; Owner: AMANECER CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRHB (1020 AM; 9 kW; KENDALL, FL; Owner: NEW WORLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACC (830 AM; 5 kW; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: RADIO PEACE CATHOLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQAM (560 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQAM LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leisure City:
  • WRTO (98.3 FM; GOULDS, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #2)
  • WMCU (89.7 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRGP (88.1 FM; HOMESTEAD, FL; Owner: FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WZMQ (106.3 FM; KEY LARGO, FL; Owner: SOUTH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WDNA (88.9 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: BASCOMB MEMORIAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WMFL (88.5 FM; FLORIDA CITY, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMR-FM (107.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WCMQ-FM (92.3 FM; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: WCMQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)

TV broadcast stations around Leisure City:
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPMF-LP (Channel 31; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • WIMP-CA (Channel 25; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W54BB (Channel 54; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEYS-LP (Channel 56; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • WJAN-CA (Channel 41; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SHERJAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W67AP (Channel 67; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVEB-CA (Channel 21; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • W32AB (Channel 32; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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