Hialeah, FL

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Population

237,523

0.805% growth

Median Age

44.2


Median Household Income

$31,012

4.01% growth

Poverty Rate

25.9%


Number of Employees

105,678

1.95% growth

Median Property Value

$174,300

6.54% growth

About

In 2017, Hialeah, FL had a population of 238k people with a median age of 44.2 and a median household income of $31,012. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hialeah, FL grew from 235,626 to 237,523, a 0.805% increase and its median household income grew from $29,817 to $31,012, a 4.01% increase.

The population of Hialeah, FL is 96.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.57% White Alone, and 0.468% Black or African American Alone. 92.8% of the people in Hialeah, FL speak a non-English language, and 65.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hialeah, FL are Florida National University-Main Campus (557 degrees awarded in 2016), Beauty Schools of America-Hialeah (348 degrees), and La Belle Beauty School (278 degrees).

The median property value in Hialeah, FL is $174,300, and the homeownership rate is 45.5%. Most people in Hialeah, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hialeah, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hialeah, FL employs 106k people. The largest industries in Hialeah, FL are Retail Trade (13,901 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,010 people), and Manufacturing (11,296 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($46,657), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($36,349), and Information ($33,591).

Median household income in Hialeah, FL is $31,012. Males in Hialeah, FL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,078. The income inequality in Hialeah, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$31,012

2017 value

± $819

4.01%

1 Year Growth

± 4.32%

Households in Hialeah, FL have a median annual income of $31,012, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $29,817 in 2016, which represents a 4.01% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,931

Average Male Salary

± $842

$44,078

Average Female Salary

± $574

In 2017, full-time male employees in Hialeah, FL made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,227 ± $3,227

  2. Alaska Native

    $50,175 ± $47,169

  3. White

    $47,927 ± $556

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hialeah, FL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hialeah, FL is from Florida.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.259% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 92

  2. Census Tract 132

  3. Census Tract 130

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hialeah, FL was Census Tract 92 with a value of $55,938, followed by Census Tract 132 and Census Tract 130, with respective values of $54,150 and $50,762.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hialeah, FL (61.3k out of 237k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    59,326 ± 1,924

  2. White

    58,063 ± 1,898

  3. Black

    1,662 ± 341

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hialeah, FL is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

106k

2017 Value

± 2,658

1.95%

1 Year growth

± 3.45%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hialeah, FL grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 104k employees to 106k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hialeah, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (17,130 people), Sales & Related Occupations (11,523 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (9,422 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hialeah, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hialeah, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (17,130 people), Sales & Related Occupations (11,523 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (9,422 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hialeah, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (2.23 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.85 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hialeah, FL, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($65,187), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($45,625), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($42,444).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

106k

2017 Value

± 2,658

1.95%

1 Year growth

± 3.45%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hialeah, FL grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 104k employees to 106k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hialeah, FL, are Retail Trade (13,901 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,010 people), and Manufacturing (11,296 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hialeah, FL, though some of these residents may live in Hialeah, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Hialeah, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (13,901 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,010 people), and Manufacturing (11,296 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hialeah, FL has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.38 times higher than expected), Construction (1.65 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hialeah, FL, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($46,657), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($36,349), and Information ($33,591).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $57.1B

  2. $44.9B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $57.1B, followed by Pharmaceuticals with $44.9B and Gasoline and $41.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$457B

2015 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Florida trade was $457B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $714B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $17.7B

  2. $15.1B

  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $17.7B, followed by Texas with $15.1B and California and $10.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

74.3% of the population of Hialeah, FL has health coverage, with 21.1% on employee plans, 33.7% on Medicaid, 8.14% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 0.299% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Hialeah, FL was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Hialeah, FL see 1376 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1735 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 703 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.9%). Additionally, Liberty County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,376 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,376 patients per year. This represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1,379 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,606

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,175

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,229

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

25.7%

Uninsured

21.1%

Employer Coverage

33.7%

Medicaid

8.14%

Medicare

11.1%

Non-Group

0.299%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hialeah, FL declined by 11.1% from 28.9% to 25.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hialeah, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.9% prevalence

  2. 15.8% prevalence

  3. 15.5% prevalence

Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 16.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Florida by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Hialeah, FL is home to a population of 238k people, from which 65.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 74.4% of Hialeah, FL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Hialeah, FL is composed of 229k Hispanic or Latino residents (96.4%), 6.1k White Alone residents (2.57%), 1.11k Black or African American Alone residents (0.468%), 797 Asian Alone residents (0.336%), 225 Two or More Races residents (0.0947%), 131 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0552%), 56 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0236%), and 38 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.016%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hialeah, FL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (205,543 speakers), Chinese (288 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (172 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

18

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hialeah, FL was 44.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 18, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Hialeah, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Hialeah, FL residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

74.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

74%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 74.4% of Hialeah, FL residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hialeah, FL was 74%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Cuba

    951,787 ± 23,383 people

  2. Haiti

    321,904 ± 13,819 people

  3. Mexico

    272,262 ± 12,724 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hialeah, FL was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Hialeah, FL residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

65.1%

2017 Citizenship

64.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 65.1% of Hialeah, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hialeah, FL was 64.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    229k ± 2.46k

  2. White Alone

    6.1k ± 582

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.11k ± 341

In 2017, there were 37.6 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (229k people) in Hialeah, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.1k White Alone and 1.11k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hialeah, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    205,543 speakers (92.3%)

  2. Chinese

    288 speakers (0.129%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    172 speakers (0.0772%)

92.8% of Hialeah, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Hialeah, FL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 92.3% of the overall population of Hialeah, FL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.129% speak Chinese and 0.0772% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    597 ± 220

  2. Vietnam

    451 ± 123

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    285 ± 136

Hialeah, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Hialeah, FL awarded 2,184 degrees. The student population of Hialeah, FL is skewed towards women, with 1,766 male students and 4,064 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hialeah, FL are Hispanic or Latino (1,978 and 91%), followed by Black or African American (113 and 5.2%), Unknown (54 and 2.48%), and White (22 and 1.01%).

The largest universities in Hialeah, FL by number of degrees awarded are Florida National University-Main Campus (557 and 25.5%), Beauty Schools of America-Hialeah (348 and 15.9%), and La Belle Beauty School (278 and 12.7%).

The most popular majors in Hialeah, FL are General Cosmetology (235 and 10.8%), Dental Assisting (225 and 10.3%), and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (196 and 8.97%).

The median tuition costs in Hialeah, FL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 225 degrees awarded

  2. 158 degrees awarded

  3. 146 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Hialeah, FL was Dental Assisting with 225 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Hialeah, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 557 degrees awarded

  2. 348 degrees awarded

  3. 278 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Hialeah, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Florida National University-Main Campus with 557 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

661

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,523

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 661 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hialeah, FL, which is 0.434 times less than the 1,523 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,978 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    113 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    54 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hialeah, FL were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,978 degrees mean that there were 17.5 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 113 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hialeah, FL was $174,300 in 2017, which is 0.801 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $163,600 to $174,300, a 6.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Hialeah, FL is 45.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hialeah, FL have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hialeah, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$31,012

Median Household Income

± $819

71.7k

Number of Households

± 1,883

In 2017, the median household income of the 71.7k households in Hialeah, FL grew to $31,012 from the previous year's value of $29,817.

The following chart displays the households in Hialeah, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$174,300

2017 Median

± $3,734

$163,600

2016 Median

± $2,013

In 2017, the median property value in Hialeah, FL grew to to $174,300 from the previous year's value of $163,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hialeah, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hialeah, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hialeah, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hialeah, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

45.5%

2017 Homeownership

45.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45.5% of the housing units in Hialeah, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 45.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hialeah, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hialeah, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hialeah, FL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hialeah, FL have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.24% of the workforce in Hialeah, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.1%

  2. Worked At Home

    8.97%

  3. Carpooled

    8.67%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hialeah, FL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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