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Hialeah, FL

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Hialeah, Florida is a thriving and diverse community, home to 224,000 people, making it the fifth largest municipality in Florida. The area of Hialeah covers about twenty square miles, bordering Opa-Locka, Miami Lakes, and Miami. With a predominantly Spanish-speaking population, many forms of free entertainment, a dedication to supporting small businesses, and access to Miami-Dade's award-winning schools, it is no wonder that “all ways lead to Hialeah.”

Apartments for Rent in Hialeah

$1170-$1436

Fairway View Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$750

$750 studio in Miami-63rd Ave
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$925

$925 One bedroom in Miami-415 N Biscayne
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$1850

$1850 Two bedroom in Miami-9000 NE 7th Ave
Beds: 2
Baths: 2

$9999

$9999 Three bedroom in Miami-1080 NE 105 St
Beds: 3
Baths: 3

$1500

$1500 Three bedroom in Miami-1240 191 St Nw
Beds: 3
Baths: 2

Key City Stats

The average age of Hialeah, FL is
45 to 49
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.03%
  • 6.03%
  • 7.62%
  • Female
  • 5.42%
  • 5.27%
  • 6.86%
$967
is average rent in Hialeah, FL
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 2.36%
  • 3.86%
  • 4.55%
31.7%
of units are available for rent in Hialeah
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1289
  • 490
  • 833
Getting Around in Hialeah, FL

Hialeah has the benefit of being close enough to the Miami metropolitan area to receive access to both Opa-Locka Airport and Miami International Airport, and the Miami Metrorail and Tri-Rail/Metrorail Transfer systems. To fill in the gaps, Hialeah has its own public bus system that helps car-free residents commute more easily to jobs. For those who have personal vehicles, Hialeah is located near all the major thoroughfares in the Miami area, including I-75, the Florida Turnpike, Okeechobee Road, and the Palmetto Expressway. Hialeah is also known for having many biking and hiking trails.

52
Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
28
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Hialeah is:
20 to 24 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.79%
  • 18.84%
  • 2.35%

Hialeah Park Racetrack

<p>One of the major attractions in Hialeah is the historic Hialeah Park Racetrack, which was built in 1925. Considered one of the nation's most beautiful racetracks, on March 5, 1979, it received the honor of being added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It recently underwent a partial renovation, and is aiming to become a resort-style attraction.</p>

"The City of Progress"

<p>Hialeah is thought to be "The City of Progress. Though Hialeah's economy has changed a lot in recent years, moving away from the manufacturing and textile industries has birthed a new era here that has proven to be both exciting and lucrative. Hialeah is considered to be an excellent area for employment, with plenty of political, professional, technological and service industry jobs available. The number-one employer in Hialeah is the City of Hialeah. Hialeah wins service industry awards often for the high-grossing performances of its chain stores and food franchises.</p>

Diversity

<p>Hialeah is a predominantly Spanish-speaking community, even being home to the American corporate office for Telemundo, a large-scale, syndicated Spanish speaking network. With over 92% of Hialeah residents being Spanish speakers in their home, Hialeah's population has the distinction of containing the second-highest percentage of native Spanish speakers in the country. This is probably due to its extremely diverse makeup. Hialeah's population contains the highest percentage of Cuban and Cuban American residents in all of the United States, at 73.37% of the total population. There are also more Colombian and Colombian Americans, Honduran and Honduran Americans, and Nicaraguans and Nicaraguan Americans than there are in over 40% of all other United States cities, making it a diverse and unique place to live.</p>