Hialeah, a medium-size city in Florida, has a population of just over 237,000. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (20%) here than they do nationally (14%). A small majority of residents rent their homes (55%) as opposed to owning (46%) in Hialeah. The average rent of $1,065 a month is just below the state average.
Hialeah has a high concentration of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or GED (27%) compared to the national average. Furthermore, 10% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are two primary industries in Hialeah: retail and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 13% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the city. Hialeah workers earn an average annual income of around $42,000, less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).
Hialeah has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 38% of commuters, while public transit isn't extensively used. Relatively few residents commute to work on foot.