Known as Miami’s uptown beach community and as a charming oasis that has a decidedly small-town appeal.

Overview for Surfside, FL

566 people live in Surfside, where the median age is 59.5 and the average individual income is $48,609. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

59.5 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Welcome to Surfside

Miami Beach's Surfside is a peaceful, charming, and family-oriented coastal community with low-rise condos and single-family Art Deco homes. The unobstructed ocean views in the quaint town of Surfside attracts residents looking for a laid-back lifestyle with a small-town feel. The population in Surfside is approximately 5,665 residents. Surfside sits between 87th and 96th Street and bisects the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Surfside is surrounded by Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands, and Indian Creek, is 12 miles from downtown Miami, and 11 miles from the Miami International Airport.

​​​​​​​Single-family homes in Surfside have one or two stories and typically contain a lot size of approximately 5,600 square feet. Condos vary in size from 500 square feet to over 5,800 square feet. On the west side of Collins Avenue, Surfside has four-story residential buildings. The maximum height for structures in the town is 12 stories. For those looking for exclusive residential condominiums, you have many to choose from: Surf Club Four Seasons, Arte, Fendi Chateau Residences, and Ocean Seven. Typical architectural styles in Surfside include Art Deco, stucco ranch, Miami modern (MiMo), and Mediterranean Revival. Recent residential sales in the area range from $798,000 to over $32 million.

​​​​​​​Surfside is known for its vibrant food scene ranging from French and European cuisine to Canadian, South American, and Jewish fusion. Harding Avenue between 94th and 96th Street is where you will find many local favorites including Josh’s Deli, The Fresh Carrot, The Surf Club Restaurant, La Plage, and 26 Sushi & Tapas. For a selection of shopping and more dining options, visit nearby Bal Harbour.

​​​​​​​Surfside’s multi-purpose ocean-front Community Center for the Parks and Recreation Department offers health and wellness classes including Pilates, aqua Zumba, and beach yoga, a recreational lap pool, plunge pool, and slide, children’s activity pool, and jacuzzi. Nearby Oleta State Park is the perfect place to go kayaking, biking, or hiking. Other nearby parks include North Shore Open Space Park, 96th Street Park, Paws Up Dog Park, Skate Park and Pump Track, and Veterans Park and Tennis Center.

Surfside attracts residents and visitors to its mile-long white-sand beach and luscious sand dunes. Surfside beach is the ideal location for recreation, relaxing in the sun, and enjoying the crystal blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean.



Demographics and Employment Data for Surfside, FL

Surfside has 257 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Surfside do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 566 people call Surfside home. The population density is 2,739.82 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

52.3 / 47.7%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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