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Hialeah, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Hialeah is the 6th largest city in Florida with a population of 234,049 as of July 1, 2017. 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 25.8699 and longitude -80.3029 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hialeah (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hialeah population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hialeah, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 234,049
Daytime Population: Workers 78,931
Daytime Population: Residents 134,639
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 213,570
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 232,434
Population in Familes 195,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,615
Population Density2 10,920
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $32,293
Average Household Income $45,309
Per Capita Income $14,467


Total Housing Units 76,299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33,828 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,556 (51.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,915 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $199,738
Average Home Value $219,807


Total Households 73,384
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 57,395
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.57% 0.76%
Households 0.42% 0.68%
Families 0.45% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

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, 2017 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 # 786 15th
Median Household Income # 824 10th
Per Capita Income # 869 6th

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