Hialeah , Florida

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hialeah city flagHialeah is the lovely city positioned in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The 2000 census, reported the city’s population to be 226,419. The 2004 U.S. Census Bureau reported that the city had a population of 224,522 [2], thus Hialeah became the fifth largest state in the city of Florida. Miami metropolitan area and the Greater South Florida metropolitan area both hold a part of Hialeah. Hialeah houses the U.S based production facility of Orangina's. Hialeah means "High Prairie", this name was obtained from the Seminole tribe. And the city got this name because it is located upon a large prairie between Biscayne Bay and the Everglad.

Most of the Hialeah population speaks Spanish and thus this city rank #1 in the list of cities in the United States where the language Spanish is most spoken. The first language being Spanish about 89% of their populations speak the language.


Hialeah is positioned at 25°51'38" North, 80°17'38" West (25.860474, -80.293971) GR1.

United States Census Bureau reported that, the city has a total area of 51.1 km² (19.7 mi²). 49.8 km² (19.2 mi²) of it is land and 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.53% water.


As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 226,419 people, 70,704 households, and 57,482 families residing in the city. The density of the population is 4,543.7/km² (11,767.3/mi²). 72,142 housing units are present in the city at an average density of 1,447.7/km² (3,749.3/mi²). Hialeah has a blend of 88.01% White, 2.41% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 5.47% from other races, and 3.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race form about 85.17% of any population.

70,704 households are present in the city, out of which 36.2% have children less than 18, 57.4% are married couples living together, 17.4% of the populations are single women living alone, and 18.7% are broken families. 14.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.8% of the population are older people who are 65 or above. The sizes of the average household and average family are 3.15 and 3.39 respectively.

Children and youngsters under the age of 18 form 23.0% of the total population, people under 18-25 form 8.2% of the population, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% of older people who are 65 and older are present. 38years is considered to be the median age. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.6 males.

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hialeah city seal$29,492 is the median income for a household, and $31,621 is a median income for a city. Males have a median income of $23,133 against $17,886 for females. $12,402 is the per capita income for the city. 18.6% of the population and 16.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.2% of children and youngsters under the age of 18 and 22.4% of those aged people who are 65 and older are living below the poverty line.