Moving to the city of Doral

Doral, incorporated on June 24, 2003, in one of thirty-four municipalities in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Conveniently located just one mile from Miami International Airport and twelve miles from Downtown Miami, our City is home to approximately 29,685 residents and regularly hosts in excess of 100,000 people who work within the City. The City of Doral occupies a land area of 15 square miles bordered on the west by the Ronald Reagan Turnpike, to the north by the Town of Medley, to the east by the Palmetto Expressway and to the South by the City of Sweetwater

The City of Doral has operated under the Mayor-Council-Manager form of government since incorporation. Policymaking and legislative authority are vested in a governing council consisting of the mayor and four other council members. The Council, which is elected at large, is responsible among other things, for passing ordinances and resolutions, adopting the annual budget, appointing the City Manager, City Clerk and City Attorney. The City Manager is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the Council, for overseeing the daily operations of the government, and for appointing the heads of various departments.

The City of Doral offers a wide range of services through its departments including the Office of the City Manager, Office of the City Clerk, Finance Department, Community Development Department, Public Works Department, Parks and Recreation Department, and Police Department. Described as the premier place to live, work and play, our many assets provide for a superior quality of life in an urban center known for its commerce.

Statistics city of Doral Household Characteristics

Population 29,685 (As of April 1st 2004, (BEBR))

Racial and Ethnic Composition

Hispanic 62.8%
White, Non Hispanic 22.7%
Black, Non Hispanic 8.8%
Other, Non Hispanic 5.7%

Median Household Income $53,060
Per-Capita Income $27,705
Total No. of Households 9,186
Median Year Structure Built 1993
Average Household Size 2.66

Owner Occupied 56%
Renter Occupied 44%

Land Use
Land Area 15 Square Miles
Miles of Road Way 53.3 Linear Miles