Brickell

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Brickell (pronounced brick-uhl) is an urban neighborhood in Miami, Florida, United States. A neighborhood of greater Downtown Miami, Brickell is Miami and South Florida's major financial district. Brickell is also a dense, high-rise residential neighborhood with many upscale, luxury condominium and apartment towers. Referred to as the "Manhattan of the South," Brickell is home to the largest concentration of international banks in the United States, mostly along Brickell Avenue, Brickell's main north-south avenue and along Miami Avenue, home to many popular Miami restaurants, shops and places of entertainment. A few hundred feet east of the northeastern side of Brickell is Brickell Key, a gated island of upscale, high-rise residential and hotel towers. 

As of 2009, over 190,000 office employees work in Downtown and Brickell. Today, the Brickell and Downtown Miami neighborhoods are the fastest-growing neighborhoods in Miami, growing from 40,000 residents in 2000 to 71,000 in 2010. Brickell is served by the Miami Metrorail at the Brickell station and by 5 stations of the Metromover's Brickell Loop.


West Brickell

West Brickell is a sub-neighborhood of Brickell, west of the Miami Metrorail line (SW 1st Avenue), and east of I-95, south of the Miami River. It is primarily a residential neighborhood, made up mostly of mid-rise apartment buildings. The Miami based production duo, The Instrumentalists, work out of their studio here.


South Brickell

South Brickell is a sub-neighborhood of Brickell, south of SE 15th Road (Broadway) to the Rickenbacker Causeway, east of I-95, west of Biscayne Bay. It is primarily a residential neighborhood with single-family homes from the early-1900s along South Miami Avenue and high-rise residential towers along Brickell Avenue.


Demographics

As of 2010, the population of Brickell had 31,759 people, with a population density of 37,622 per square mile, making it one of the densest neighborhoods in the United States, and the densest neighborhood south of New York City. In the 2010 US Census, the racial makeup of Brickell was 60.2% Hispanic of any race, 33.2% White (non-Hispanic), 1.6% Asian, and 1.4% Black.[8] The zip codes for Brickell include 33129, 33130, and 33131. The area covers 1.084 square miles (2.81 km2).

As of 2000, there were 5,557 males and 5,972 females. The median age for males were 38.4 years old, while the median age for females were 40.6 years old. The average household size had 1.8 people, while the average family size had 2.6 members. The percentage of married-couple families (among all households) was 30.3%, 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 4.3%. The percentage of never-married males 15 years old and over was 20.2%, while the percentage of never-married females 15 years old and over was 16.0%.

As of 2000, the percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all made up 27.7% of the population. The percentage of residents born in Florida was 17.1%, the percentage of people born in another U.S. state was 13.7%, and the percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S. was 3.9%, while the percentage of foreign born residents was 65.3%.

 

 

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