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Coral Gables is a city in Miami-Dade County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

The community was named for the founder's home, which was decorated with coral.

The latitude of Coral Gables is 25.721N. The longitude is -80.268W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 42,539.


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Median household income
Local
$66,839
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Coral Gables demographic reports
Coral Gables is on Biscayne Bay
Coral Gables was built as a planned city, in a Mediterranean style. Most homes were made of concrete block or coral rock, finished with stucco.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 158. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 3.6 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1995 movie, "The Perez Family"
Well-known residents have included:
· Winston E. Scott, astronaut
· Mimi Rogers, actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Matheson Hammock
Coral Gables attractions: Fairchild Tropical Garden
Historic sites and museums: Latin American Art, Lowe Art Museum, Venetian Pool
Colleges and universities: University of Miami
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 155
Quotes:
You can wake up in the morning and tell the biggest lie you can think of about the future of Coral Gables, and before you go to bed at night you will be ashamed of your modesty.
-- William Jennings Bryan

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6% of Coral Gables residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Coral Gables ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Coral Gables was $46,163, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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58% of Coral Gables residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Coral Gables, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $694.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,309.


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Newspapers in Coral Gables include Coral Gables Gazette

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Miami-Dade County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Coral Gables political report.

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Coral Gables restaurants taking online reservations include Cacao, Carmen the Restaurant, Chispa - Coral Gables, Graziano's Coral Gables, Jake's Bar & Grill, La Cofradia, Ola Steak, Ortanique on the Mile, Pascal's On Ponce, Restaurant St. Michel ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Coral Gables workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 19 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Coral Gables between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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“ You can wake up in the morning and tell the biggest lie you can think of about the future of Coral Gables, and before you go to bed at night you will be ashamed of your modesty. ”
~ William Jennings Bryan

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