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Coral Gables

When considering where to live in Miami, Coral Gables often stands out as a top choice. Known for its historic charm, lush landscapes, and vibrant community, Coral Gables offers a unique blend of suburban tranquility and urban convenience.

A Brief History of Coral Gables

Founded in the 1920s by George Merrick, Coral Gables was one of the first planned communities in the United States. Merrick's vision was to create a city that combined Mediterranean Revival architecture with lush, tropical landscaping. Today, his vision lives on, with Coral Gables maintaining strict architectural standards that preserve its historic charm.

Living in Coral Gables

Beautiful Architecture and Scenic Streets

One of the first things you'll notice about Coral Gables is its stunning architecture. The Mediterranean Revival style is prevalent, with buildings featuring stucco walls, red-tiled roofs, and wrought-iron details. The tree-lined streets are perfect for leisurely walks, with lush greenery and beautiful flowers adding to the city's charm.

Family-Friendly Atmosphere

Coral Gables is known for its family-friendly environment. The city boasts excellent public and private schools, making it a great place to raise children. Numerous parks and recreational facilities, like the Venetian Pool and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, offer plenty of opportunities for family outings and activities.

Vibrant Cultural Scene

Despite its suburban feel, Coral Gables has a vibrant cultural scene. The city is home to the Coral Gables Art Cinema, which showcases independent and international films. The Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre offers a variety of theatrical performances throughout the year. Additionally, Coral Gables hosts numerous festivals and events, such as the annual Carnival on the Mile and the Coral Gables Museum's gallery nights.

Dining and Shopping

Coral Gables is a food lover's paradise. The city is packed with a diverse range of restaurants, from upscale dining to cozy cafes. Miracle Mile, the city's main commercial street, is a hub for shopping and dining, featuring boutique stores and a variety of eateries. You can enjoy cuisines from around the world, all within walking distance.

Outdoor Activities

For those who love the outdoors, Coral Gables offers plenty of options. The city's numerous parks and green spaces are perfect for picnics, jogging, or simply relaxing. The Granada Golf Course and the historic Biltmore Hotel's golf course are great for golf enthusiasts. Additionally, the nearby Biscayne Bay provides opportunities for boating, fishing, and other water sports.

Convenient Location

Coral Gables is strategically located, offering easy access to other parts of Miami. Downtown Miami, Brickell, and Miami International Airport are just a short drive away. This makes Coral Gables an ideal location for professionals who work in the city but prefer a quieter place to live.

Real Estate in Coral Gables

The real estate market in Coral Gables is diverse, ranging from historic homes to modern condos. The city's commitment to preserving its architectural heritage means that many homes have unique, historic features. Whether you're looking for a luxurious mansion or a charming bungalow, Coral Gables has something to offer.

 
 
 

Overview for Coral Gables, FL

49,269 people live in Coral Gables, where the median age is 39.9 and the average individual income is $71,623. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,269

Total Population

39.9 years

Median Age

High

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

$71,623

Average individual Income

Around Coral Gables, FL

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

21
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
40
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Say Tea & Smile, Artigiano, and Back In Style.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.29 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.2 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.3 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.29 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.71 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Coral Gables, FL

Coral Gables has 18,719 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Coral Gables do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 49,269 people call Coral Gables home. The population density is 3,811.31 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,269

Total Population

High

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

39.9

Median Age

46.24 / 53.76%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
18,719

Total Households

2.38

Average Household Size

$71,623

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Coral Gables, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Coral Gables. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
St Thomas Episcopal Parish School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Gulliver Academy-Marian C. Krutulis Campus
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
International Studies Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Philip's Episcopal School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Granada Presbyterian Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
The French American School Of Miami
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Coral Gables Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
George Washington Carver Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Henry S. West Laboratory School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Coral Gables Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Somerset Gables Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
George W. Carver Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Ponce De Leon Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
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