Sunny Isles Beach


Sunny Isles Beach

Sunny Isles Beach, officially known as the City of Sunny Isles Beach, unofficially known as  SIB, is a medium-sized coastal city in northeast Miami-Dade County. The city has about seven neighborhoods and it is the 124th largest community in the state of Florida. The city motto is “The City of the Sun and Sea” and its nickname is Little Moscow. It is a very dominant white-collar community with very nearly 90% of the workforce holding white-collar positions. Well over 8% of the workforce works from home predominantly via telecommuting those some run home-based businesses. The city is nautical in nature and offers breathtaking ocean front scenery, an interesting past tied to the sea and countless waterfront activities for the whole family. Sunny Isles Beach is a fairly highly educated community with over 44% of all adults in the city having a four-year degree or higher. It is a semi-ethnically diverse city, though the majority of residents come from European descent. A large percentage of residents were born outside of the United States, a over 60% of all residents. Spanish is the predominant language in the community followed by English, Russian, French and others.

The city spans 1.4 square miles, predominantly land area and has a council/manager form of city government. The population in 2010 was 20,832 and the population density is 20,518.9 people per square mile. In 2013, the estimated median household income was $36,857 and the estimated per capita income was $34,039.  In the same year the estimated median house or condo value was $176,855 and the mean price on all housing units was $282,366. It is a relatively wealthy community compared to state and national economic statistics. It is a tourist destination where much of the local economy depends on the tourism industry. But, this also means that the population drops during the off season bringing full-time residents a special dose of peace and quiet.

Public education is provided for the children of Sunny Isles Beach by the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system. Students from SIB attend at Highland Oakes Middle School, Krop Senior High, Ojus Elementary School, the Norman S. Edelcup/Sunny Isles Beach K-8 and many others. SIB has three sister cities, Netanya, Isreal; Taormina, Italy and Hengchun, Taiwan. Public transportation like Metrorail and Metrobus are quite popular in the city and an average commute time is about 32 minutes.  Homes for sale in Sunny Isles range from starter homes up through luxury beach homes and everything in between. Other real estate options are rental properties such as houses, duplexes and apartments as well as classic lease properties like upscale apartments and condominiums. Whether you want a house on the beach for the summer or a luxury condominium forever, the city of Sunny Isles Beach has what you need. To begin your home search today, call friendly local real estate agent Albert Vasquez at 305-801-2761 to find what you have been missing.

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      Number of households 20,156
      Household Avg. Income 86,628
      Avg. year dwelling build 1981
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      Population 41,586
      Population Density 6,266
      Median Age 44
      Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $372,994
      Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling. 15 years
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