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Cutler, Florida

Cutler, Florida
Location of Cutler, Florida
Location of Cutler, Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Miami-Dade
 • Total 6.8 sq mi (17.5 km2)
 • Land 6.7 sq mi (17.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 17,390
 • Density 2,585.1/sq mi (998.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 12-15962[1]
GNIS feature ID 0281183[2]

Cutler was a census-designated place in Miami-Dade County, Florida at the time of the 2000 census. It has since been incorporated into the Village of Palmetto Bay. The population was 17,390 at the 2000 census.


  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Economy 4
  • Education 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7


The Village of Palmetto Bay incorporated on September 10, 2002, taking the territory formerly held by the Cutler census-designated place.[3]


Cutler is located at (25.627187, -80.320704).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 17.5 km² (6.8 mi²). 17.4 km² (6.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.30%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 17,390 people, 5,694 households, and 4,931 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 997.7/km² (2,585.1/mi²). There were 5,806 housing units at an average density of 333.1/km² (863.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.21% White (65.6% were Non-Hispanic White,)[6] 3.90% African American, 0.11% Native American, 3.00% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.91% from other races, and 1.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 26.19% of the population.

There were 5,694 households out of which 46.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.4% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $106,432, and the median income for a family was $112,398. Males had a median income of $75,821 versus $40,640 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $42,986. About 4.0% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, before being annexed to Palmetto Bay, English was a first language for 65.56% of all residents, while Spanish comprised 28.78%, Portuguese accounted for 1.53%, Italian made up 0.66%, French was at 0.62%, and both Chinese and Tagalog were the mother tongue for 0.47% of the population.[7]


At one point the Burger King headquarters were located in Cutler, in a campus described by Elaine Walker of the Miami Herald as "sprawling" and "virtually hidden away."[8][9][10] Burger King moved to its current headquarters in unincorporated Miami-Dade County in July and August 2002.[8] The former Burger King headquarters as of 2007 houses rental offices for several companies.[11]


Miami-Dade County Public Schools served Cutler. Coral Reef Elementary School and Southwood Middle School had been located in Cutler before Palmetto Bay incorporated.[10]

Westminster Christian School and Palmer Trinity School had been located in Cutler before Palmetto Bay incorporated.[10]

See also


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "About our village." Village of Palmetto Bay. Retrieved on October 2, 2009.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  5. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)".  
  6. ^ "Demographics of Cutler, FL". Retrieved 2007-12-16. 
  7. ^ "MLA Data Center Results for Cutler, Florida".  
  8. ^ a b Walker, Elaine. "Burger King Begins Switch to New Headquarters in Miami." Miami Herald. July 9, 2002. Retrieved on August 28, 2009.
  9. ^ "Home Page." Burger King. Retrieved on October 2, 2009.
  10. ^ a b c "Cutler CDP, Florida." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on October 2, 2009.
  11. ^ "Bacardi U.S.A. to take over BK's planned Coral Gables headquarters." South Florida Business Journal. Tuesday May 8, 2007. Retrieved on October 2, 2009.
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