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Miami Gardens, Florida

Miami Gardens is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, located in the northwestern part of the county. Its limits range from I-95 and NE 2nd Avenue on the east to NW 47th and on the west, from NW 57th Avenue to 151st Street; on the north to 151st Street; and on the south, from the Broward County line to 151st Street., and from the Broward County boundary on the north to 151st Street on the south. The city's name is derived from one of the area's principal thoroughfares, Miami Gardens Drive. The city has a population of 110,001 people, according to the US Census Bureau, and it is Florida's biggest city with a mainly African American population. It is a major city in the Miami metropolitan region, which had a population of 6,012,331 in 2015.

The city of Miami Gardens was founded on May 13, 2003. Before the city was founded, unincorporated areas of Miami-Dade County included Andover, Bunche Park, Carol City, Lake Lucerne, Norland, Opa-Locka North, and Scott Lake. Many citizens accused the projects of spreading crime and recreational drugs across the city, thus Mayor Shirley Gibson announced in 2007 that the city would no longer approve new low-income housing constructions. The city's tax income fell to the third lowest in Miami-Dade County during that period.

During a typical year, the crime rate in Miami Gardens is 29.64 per 1,000 residents. Residents in Miami Gardens believe the northwest section of the city to be the safest. The crime rate is slightly greater than the average, according to the C grade. Miami Gardens is in the 43rd percentile for safety, meaning that 57% of cities are safer and 43% are riskier. This investigation is limited to the city limits of Miami Gardens.

The Miami Dolphins play at Hard Rock Stadium, which was built on property that was once part of the Lake Lucerne CDP, in Miami Gardens. This stadium also serves as home to the University of Miami Hurricanes football team and hosts the annual Orange Bowl college football game. On the grounds of the stadium, the Miami Open tennis event is hosted. For over two decades, the Florida Marlins Major League Baseball club shared Hard Rock Stadium with the Dolphins until relocating to Miami and changing their name to the Miami Marlins in 2012. The Miami Grand Prix for Formula One is set to take place at the Miami International Autodrome in 2022.

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