Hialeah 75 Exceptional
Hialeah Livability #354 ranked city in Florida#7,507 ranked city in the USARanks better than 74% of areas
A+ Hialeah Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C- Hialeah Cost of Living Cost of living is 2% higher than Florida
1011% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Hialeah cost of living
B Hialeah Crime Total crime is 11% lower than Florida
Total crime
2,24210% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4510% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
Hialeah crime
F Hialeah Employment Household income is 39% lower than Florida
Median household income
$29,81746% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$14,59951% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%11% higher than the US average
Hialeah employment
F Hialeah Housing Home value is 2% lower than Florida
Median home value
$163,60011% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0359% higher than the US average
Home ownership
46%28% lower than the US average
Hialeah real estate or Hialeah rentals
D Hialeah Schools HS graduation rate is 18% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
68%18% lower than the US average
School test scores
50%2% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
23:144% higher than the US average
Hialeah K-12 schools
A+ Hialeah User Ratings There are a total of 11 ratings in Hialeah
Overall user rating
84% 11 total ratings
User reviews rating
75% 4 total reviews
User surveys rating
96% 7 total surveys
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      Living in Hialeah, FL

      Hialeah is a highly populated city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 235,626 people. With a population density of 10,972 people per square mile, Hialeah is well above the nation's average density level. According to the most recent Census, 94% of Hialeah residents are White, 3% Black and 0% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Hialeah are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 93% of the population also speak Spanish.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Hialeah could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to look. With useful information like amenities, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Hialeah and in the areas around Hialeah is a much easier task.

      Hialeah has a livability score of 74/100 and is ranked #422 in Florida and #6,297 in the USA. Based on the grades for each individual category, Hialeah has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), crime (B-) and weather (A-). There are some categories that Hialeah scores poorly for, including: education (D), employment (F) and housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Hialeah has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Amelia Earhart Park, Hialeah Racetrack, and Off Limits Sport Fishing Charters.

      Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 199 crimes per 100,000 residents, Hialeah has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Hialeah is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Hialeah come in at $163,600, which is 1.9% lower than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Hialeah, the home price to income ratio is 5.5, which is 61.8% higher than the Florida average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Hialeah were 10.6%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 15.5%.

      Hialeah transportation information

      Average one way commute25min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.6%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.6%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.9%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.7%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home8.6%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Hialeah, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).