In recent years, the City of Aventura has adopted several initiatives aimed at reinforcing a strong sense of community. With the building of its first Charter School in 2003, a state of the art Community Recreation Center, Founders Park & Waterways Park Expansion, and the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, the City continues to grow, progress and build a strong sense of community. This city is 3.2 square miles. Located 12 miles north of Miami, 12 miles south of Fort Lauderdale, 1 mile west of the Atlantic Ocean. The city's annual budget is $49 million. The population is roughly 37,262. Aventura zip codes are: 33180 & 33160. Total Real Estate Value: $7.3 billion.