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Miami Shores

The Village Beautiful

Miami Shores is an in-town village, with a quiet way of life and small-town atmosphere. Located just north of Miami on beautiful Biscayne Bay, the municipality was established in 1932 and called “The Village Beautiful”.

Residents and visitors can escape the fast-paced South Florida lifestlye to the more leisurely life at Village-owned facilities, including golf and tennis at the Country Club; swimming at the Aquatic Center; and year-round athletic facilities and affordable, extra-curricular classes at the Recreation Center.

The Village is also a center for high-quality education, with its Miami-Dade County local schools.

Both Miami Shores Elementary, (Kindergarten – 5th grade) and Doctors Charter School (middle and high school, 6-12 grades) provide highly-rated education. Horace Mann Middle School, (6-8 grades) is nearby in El Portal and the home school for some Shores’ neighborhoods. Barry University, named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by Forbes magazine is also located within the Village.

An easy commute to business centers in both Dade and Broward counties, the Shores northeast Miami-Dade County location provides easy access to South Florida’s major expressways, beaches, sports and entertainment attractions.


2010 population: 10,493
Racial and ethnic mix:  White/Non-Hispanic 42%, Hispanic 31%, Black 22% Other 5%
Complete non-discrimination policy in effect by village ordinance.
Housing Units: 3268
Churches: 9
Police sworn officers: 36
Median home price: $340,000
Annual mean temperature: 75.5 degrees
Average rainfall: 59.8 inches
Days of sunshine per year: 255
Median income: $56,306
Miami Shores ranked 6th in the nation in the 2000 Census for percentage of same sex households.

Miami Shores Village
10050 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33138

Police Emergency Number: 305-759-2468
Village Hall Main Number: 305-795-2207
Building Department: 305-795-2204
Police Department Emergency and Non-Emergency Calls: 305-759-2468
Public Works Department: 305-795-2210
Brockway Memorial Library: 305-758-8107
Recreation Department: 305-758-8103
Ed Abdella Fieldhouse: 305-758-6701
Aquatic Center: 305-795-2241
Tennis Center: 305-758-8122
Miami Shores Country Club: 305-795-2360