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Kendall, is a CDP (census-designated place) in Miami-Dade County, Florida. This unincorporated community spans 16.3 square miles of sunny Florida landscape, with 16.1 square miles of land area and .2 square miles of water. Within the boundaries of Kendall are several sub-communities like Dadeland, Sunset, Glenvar Heights, Westwood Lakes and more. It has a pleasant sub-tropical climate with warm dry winters and hot and humid summers. The CDP has public transportation in the form of Metrobus and Metrorail out of Miami. It is a semi-ethnically diverse area though most residents come from European stock. Spanish is the first language in the CDP followed by English, Portuguese and French Creole. Though not as big or as organized as most other South Florida communities, Kendall has southern hospitality and charm, as well as beautiful scenery and loads of sunshine to sweeten the deal.
It is a growing community and is quite solidly upper-middle class in nature. In 2010, the population was 75,371 and the population density was 4,687.2 people per square mile. In 2000, the median household income in Kendall was $51,330, the median family income was $61,241 and the per capita income was $27,194. Kendall, in part serves as a bedroom community for surrounding cities. Much of the land that is now Kendall was purchased from the state by the Florida Land and Mortgage Company back in 1883. The CDP is named for John Broughton Kendall of the mortgage company who came to the area in the 1900s to manage and begin development of the land. The first post office in the area opened in 1914 and the area got its first school in 1929. Native tribes, the Seminole, continued to live in the area up into the 1940s. In more recent years, Hurricane Andrew blew threw in 1992 and destroyed many local businesses and homes, but the area has made a slow recovery.
Public education for the youth of the CDP is provided by the schools of the Miami-Dade County Public School System. This system includes schools such as Miami Killian High School, Kenwood Elementary, Sunset Park Elementary and many others. Private Schools in the area include Calusa Preparatory School, Florida Christian School, Westwood Christian School and many more. Homes for sale in Kendall range from first-time buyer’s homes to sprawling luxury homes and come in a variety of styles to suit the individual buyer. Other real estate options include apartments, houses and duplexes for rent as well as townhouses, villas and condominiums for sale or lease. To help you begin your home search in Kendall, call local real estate agent Albert Vasquez today, at 305-801-2761.
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|Average value of the dwelling in which household lives||$3,083,301|
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