Palmetto Bay

A quaint, family-oriented community

Welcome to Palmetto Bay

Palmetto Bay, one of South Florida's most family-friendly communities, is found in gorgeous Miami-Dade County, nestled between Pinecrest and Cutler Bay, with lush palm trees as a backdrop. Residents of this village affectionately refer to their beloved community as “The Village of Palmetto Bay.”  

Many families have been living in Palmetto Bay for generations, often reminiscing about the "good old days" of the 1920s when the entire area was built around the railroad. Today, Palmetto Bay is lined with beautiful single-family homes with enough room for the kids to run and play in the backyard. 

Most properties are at least half an acre to acre in size. The residents of Palmetto Bay are warm and welcoming, so it's no surprise that everyone knows each other. As Palmetto Bay continues to prosper and develop, it maintains its Florida charm.

There's always something going on in Palmetto Bay, Florida. Young families and retirees enjoy the perks of Coral Reef Park. Here, you can take advantage of the 50 acres suitable for biking, jogging, picnicking, and walking. Palmetto Bay is a close-knit residential neighborhood with five stunning parks for you and your family to explore together. 

You can also support the Palmetto Bay Farmer's Market. Fresh produce, baked goods, and charming home decor are available every Saturday. The Village of Palmetto Bay has active community members – local business owners all live in the neighborhood and support each other. Palmetto Bay has partnered with local businesses to provide sports leagues and activities like soccer, basketball, flag football, and baseball for busy families. The mission is to provide age-appropriate programs all year round. 

Maxwell Bros Pizza carries a family tradition of over 150 years, exchanging his forebears’ clothing store selling beaver fur hats for a restaurant serving delicious pizza. Relish in the excitement of an interactive dinner the entire family will love at Samurai, a Japenese Steakhouse known for its table performances, sushi, and sake-making classes. Residents also enjoy close proximity to the numerous restaurants of The Falls, including True Food and Sokai Sushi Bar.

Palmetto Bay is served by The Miami-Dade County School district and is widely acclaimed for having an exceptional school system. Among the top-rated schools are Westminster Academy, Alexander Montessori School, and Palmer Trinity School.

Overview for Palmetto Bay, FL

24,327 people live in Palmetto Bay, where the median age is 41.8 and the average individual income is $60,121. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

41.8 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Palmetto Bay, FL

Palmetto Bay has 7,799 households, with an average household size of 3.12. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Palmetto Bay do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 24,327 people call Palmetto Bay home. The population density is 2,936.39 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.63 / 48.37%

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Schools in Palmetto Bay, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Palmetto Bay. 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.
School rating
Howard Drive Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Southwood Middle School
6th - 8th
Sunrise School Of Miami
K - 7th
No rating available
Coral Reef Elementary School
PreK - 5th
12th - 12th
No rating available
Alexander Montessori School
PreK - K
No rating available
Palmetto Bay Academy
5th - 12th
No rating available
Dr. Henry E. Perrine Academy Of The Arts
K - 5th
Christ Fellowship Academy
PreK - 6th
No rating available
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