Overview 3 Gallery The zip codes for Downtown include 33128 33130 33131 and 33132 the area covers 2.117 square miles (5.48 km2) as of 2000 there were 6,451 males and 4,792 females the median age for males were 34.5 years old while the median age for females were 35.8 years old the average household size had 1.9 people while the average family size had 2.8 members the percentage of married-couple families (among all households) was 25.5% while the percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households) was 8.5% and the percentage of single-mother households (among all households) was 5.8% 15.3% of the population was in correctional institutions 1.6% of the population was in other group homes the percentage of never-married males 15 years old and over was 27.6% while the percentage of never-married females 15 years old and over was 13.9%, After Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September 2017 a large population of Puerto Ricans began moving to Florida to escape the widespread destruction Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans arrived in Florida after Maria dissipated with nearly half of them arriving in Orlando and large populations also moving to Tampa Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. . 1 History FIU belongs to the 12-campus State University System of Florida and is one of Florida's primary graduate research universities awarding over 3,400 graduate and professional degrees annually the university offers 191 programs of study with more than 280 majors in 23 colleges and schools FIU offers many graduate programs including architecture business administration engineering law and medicine offering 81 master's degrees 34 doctoral degrees and 3 professional degrees. After the Second Seminole War ended in 1842 William English re-established a plantation started by his uncle on the Miami River He charted the "Village of Miami" on the south bank of the Miami River and sold several plots of land in 1844 Miami became the county seat and six years later a census reported there were ninety-six residents in the area the Third Seminole War was not as destructive as the second but it slowed the settlement of southeast Florida At the end of the war a few of the soldiers stayed. Alice Wainwright Park Brickell Downtown children are zoned based on the neighborhood they live in within Downtown roughly split into Brickell Central Business District (CBD) and Arts & Entertainment District/Edgewater, Exports and import 5 References Biscayne National Park, Country Walk Geology. 20 Homestead Miami-Dade 31,909 60,512 70,477 +16.47% Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.62 The geographical area of Florida diminished with the establishment of English settlements to the north and French claims to the west the English attacked St Augustine burning the city and its cathedral to the ground several times Spain built the Castillo de San Marcos in 1672 and Fort Matanzas in 1742 to defend Florida's capital city from attacks and to maintain its strategic position in the defense of the Captaincy General of Cuba and the Spanish West Indies.
7 Parks 3 Education Branch campus 2.1 San Juan Campus! Miami-Dade County Public Schools is one of a few public school districts in the United States to offer optional international studies programs and bilingual education Bilingual education is offered in Spanish French German Haitian Creole and Mandarin Chinese M-DCPS is the only school district in Florida to offer bilingual education in Mandarin. .