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Hialeah, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Hialeah is the 6th largest city in Florida with a population of 233,504 as of July 1, 2018. Hialeah ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hialeah is located at latitude 25.8576 and longitude -80.2781 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hialeah encompass a land area of 21.43 sq. miles and a water area of 1.39 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Hialeah (GNIS ID: 2404689) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hialeah is located within Hialeah CCD of Miami-Dade County.

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Hialeah, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 233,504
Population in Households 231,856
Population in Familes 194,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,648
Population Density2 10,895
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $34,661
Average Household Income $47,278
Per Capita Income $15,073


Total Housing Units 75,992 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,611 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 41,510 (54.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,871 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $216,360
Average Home Value $234,972


Total Households 73,121
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 57,177
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.47% 0.62%
Households 0.32% 0.52%
Families 0.35% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Hialeah, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hialeah to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 99th
Population Density # 12 99th
Diversity Index # 789 14th
Median Household Income # 806 12th
Per Capita Income # 862 6th

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