Aventura, FL
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Aventura is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 37,649 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Aventura is the 80th largest community in Florida.

Aventura home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Aventura real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Aventura is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.81% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Aventura is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Aventura who work in sales jobs (24.79%), management occupations (18.69%), and office and administrative support (8.96%).

Also of interest is that Aventura has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.35% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Another notable thing is that Aventura is a major vacation destination. Much of the city’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Aventura’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

One downside of living in Aventura, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.14 minutes every day commuting to work.

If knowledge is power, Aventura is a pretty powerful place. 52.05% of the adults in Aventura have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Aventura in 2010 was $49,290, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,160 for a family of four. However, Aventura contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Aventura is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Aventura home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aventura residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Aventura also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Aventura include Russian, Italian, German, and Brazilian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Aventura's cultural character, accounting for 47.85% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Aventura is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hebrew.