Downtown Miami

Downtown Miami's cultural and ultra-modern city center provides the backdrop for a breathtaking skyline filled with skyscrapers and luxury residences.

Overview for Downtown Miami, FL

21,966 people live in Downtown Miami, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $67,959. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

38 years

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Welcome to Downtown Miami

An ultra-modern, inspiring, and sleek place to call home.

Downtown Miami's cultural and ultra-modern city center provides the backdrop for a breathtaking skyline filled with skyscrapers and luxury residences. This neighborhood is mere footsteps away from the Port of Miami, and its central business district traces its history back to the nineteenth century. Downtown Miami has emerged as one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in the city. The area is home to important museums, parks, company headquarters, hotels, local businesses, and historical buildings.
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Downtown Miami’s rapidly expanding city center is inspired by a distinctly urban community for the affluent. Ultra-high-end new builds are developing quickly in the area and are the allure for many young professionals and families alike over the last few years. Thanks to its above-average public schools and burgeoning renaissance of options, it has also been of massive appeal while staying luxurious.

What To Love

  • World-class museums and a sleek modern ambiance
  • Home of the NBA’s Miami Heat at FTX Arena
  • The urban lifestyle oasis Mary Brickell Village complete with luxury boutiques, designer stores, and eclectic eateries

Local Lifestyle

The Downtown Miami neighborhood has enjoyed a luxury renaissance with the addition of the 1000 Museum Condominium Tower by Zaha Hadid and other buildings like the Arquitectonica-designed Villa Vizcaya. The district is home to many family-run businesses rather than malls or high-end shops. It is one of three neighborhoods in Miami known as a melting pot for its variety.
Although Downtown Miami is a smaller downtown area compared to other big cities in the U.S., interest in unique living spaces has been high among those seeking the luxury lifestyle that South Florida offers.

Dining, Entertainment, Shopping

Downtown Miami's dining scene is known for its international flair. Everything from fine dining and hidden gems to nightlife options, including the E11EVEN Miami ultra-club with live performances, trapeze dancers, and bars to enjoy an exciting evening out with the locals. For Latin flavor, The Sagrado Cafe is an upscale Brazilian lounge and coffee shop that offers an eclectic menu of crepes, smoothies, and desserts. Located in the heart of Downtown Miami, you can find this cafe inside the Downtown Shopping District. 
Modern designers like Damiani and Del Toro use precious metals to craft official jewelry for royalty, politicians, and superstars, while many other family businesses in the Downtown area also craft fine jewelry. Bayside Marketplace is a premier outdoor mall with kiosks and shops filled with local vendors, national retailers, and breathtaking views of Biscayne Bay. It is a staple part of Downtown Miami.

Things To Do 

Miami's downtown area is home to various stimulating venues, including the FTX Arena, where the Miami Heat plays and where you can experience international best-selling acts. Downtown Miami provides a sense of satisfaction in your taste for theatrical performances, music of all genres, and science exploration through space exhibits and marine biology experiences. The PAMM (Perez Art Museum) and Frost Science Museum are two of the most famous institutions for a night out cultivating your cultural palette. Venture down Biscayne Boulevard, and you’ll find Bicentennial and the Bayfront parks, where access to one of the world's premier electronic music production in the Ultra Music Festival and other live events is a perk of living in Downtown Miami. Bayfront Park gives you access to 30-plus acres of lush greenery right in the heart of Downtown. No conversation about Downtown Miami would be complete without mentioning the largest institution of higher education in the country Miami Dade College.


The Miami Dade County School District serves downtown.

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Around Downtown Miami, FL

There's plenty to do around Downtown Miami, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Very Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ocoa's Breeze, Cindy Lou's Cookies, and Equilibrium Activewear.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.71 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.28 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.57 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.47 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.9 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Downtown Miami, FL

Downtown Miami has 11,160 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Downtown Miami do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 21,966 people call Downtown Miami home. The population density is 26,545.755 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

59.51 / 40.49%

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