Poverty in Hialeah, Florida

What is the poverty rate in Hialeah, Florida?
The poverty rate in Hialeah is 25.9%. One out of every 3.9 residents of Hialeah lives in poverty.

How many people in Hialeah, Florida live in poverty?
61,277 of 236,552 Hialeah residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Hialeah compare to the rest of Florida?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Florida is 15.5%, meaning Hialeah has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Florida.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Historical Hialeah, Florida Poverty Rate

Hialeah, Florida Historical Poverty Rate
Year Poverty Rate YoY % Change National

2010

22.1% 15.3%

2011

27.6% 24.0% 15.9%

2012

24.4% 12.0% 15.9%

2013

30.4% 24.0% 15.8%

2014

27.3% 11.0% 15.5%

2015

29.2% 6.0% 14.7%

2016

22.5% 29.0% 14.0%

2017

22.5% 0.0% 13.4%
Source: 2010-2017 ACS 1 Year

Hialeah, Florida Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Black

5,573

29.8% 25.2% 2.3%

Other

7,359

12.2% 23.8% 3.1%

Two Or More Races

1,616

25.1% 18.4% 0.7%

White

5,936

21.0% 10.3% 2.5%

Hispanic

228,420

26.0% 22.2% 96.2%

What's the Poverty Rate in Hialeah, Florida By Race?

29.8% of Black residents of Hialeah, Florida live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of black residents in Hialeah, Florida is the same as than the national average. 1,662 of 5,573 black Floridians live below the poverty line. Approximately 2.3% of the total population of Hialeah, Florida are black.

21.0% of White residents of Hialeah, Florida live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Hialeah, Florida is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 1,244 of 5,936 white Floridians live below the poverty line. Approximately 2.5% of the total population of Hialeah, Florida are white.

26.0% of Hispanic residents of Hialeah, Florida live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Hialeah, Florida is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 59,326 of 228,420 hispanic Floridians live below the poverty line. Approximately 96.2% of the total population of Hialeah, Florida are hispanic.

Hialeah, Florida Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Hialeah, Florida?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Hialeah, Florida is 23.4%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Hialeah, Florida is 28.2%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Hialeah, Florida

Female residents of Hialeah, Florida are meaningfully(20%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

26,359 of 112,561 males in Hialeah live below the poverty line.

34,918 of 123,991 females in Hialeah live below the poverty line.

Hialeah, Florida Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Hialeah can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Hialeah, Florida have a Poverty Rate of 28.0%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Hialeah, Florida have a Poverty Rate of 25.0%.

Poverty for younger ages in Hialeah is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Hialeah, Florida have a Poverty Rate of 29.5%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Hialeah, Florida have a Poverty Rate of 36.7%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Hialeah can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Hialeah, Florida have a Poverty Rate of 32.5%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Hialeah, Florida have a Poverty Rate of 28.6%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Hialeah, Florida have a Poverty Rate of 16.9%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Hialeah, Florida have a Poverty Rate of 11.5%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Hialeah, Florida Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Hialeah, Florida?

Hialeah, Florida Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Hialeah, Florida Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

38.0%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

37.1%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

29.9%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

21.4%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

29.6%

75 to 84 Years Old

30.5%

Over 85 Years Old

32.0%

Hialeah, Florida Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Hialeah, Florida born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hialeah, Florida who were born citizens of the United States is 25.1%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hialeah, Florida who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 26.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Hialeah, Florida born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Hialeah, Florida have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 60,270 residents of Hialeah, Florida who were born citizens of the United States, 15,106 (25.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 46,171 (26.2%) of 176,282 residents of Hialeah, Florida who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Hialeah, Florida

The poverty rate in Hialeah is 25.9%.
Hialeah is in Miami-Dade County.
Florida Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Miami-Dade County.
City Poverty Rate
Brownsville 36.7%
Aventura 9.5%
Bal Harbour 17.1%
Bay Harbor Islands 11.3%
Biscayne Park 18.5%
Coral Gables 7.5%
Coral Terrace 14.6%
Country Club 17.8%
Country Walk 9.0%
Cutler Bay 10.0%
Doral 12.8%
El Portal 19.8%
Florida City 41.2%
Fountainebleau 13.7%
Gladeview 40.4%
Glenvar Heights 11.9%
Golden Glades 21.4%
Goulds 31.0%
Hialeah 25.9%
Hialeah Gardens 16.0%
Homestead 27.1%
Ives Estates 12.2%
Kendale Lakes 14.1%
Kendall 8.4%
Kendall West 16.3%
Key Biscayne 6.5%
Leisure City 34.7%
Medley 26.2%
Miami 25.8%
Miami Beach 16.6%
Miami Gardens 21.5%
Miami Lakes 9.8%
Miami Shores 5.0%
Miami Springs 10.5%
Naranja 32.9%
North Bay Village 12.9%
North Miami 22.7%
North Miami Beach 19.7%
Ojus 15.1%
Olympia Heights 14.4%
Opa-locka 50.9%
Palmetto Bay 7.1%
Palmetto Estates 13.3%
Palm Springs North 7.4%
Pinecrest 5.8%
Pinewood 25.1%
Princeton 23.2%
Richmond Heights 12.4%
Richmond West 7.9%
South Miami 13.1%
South Miami Heights 19.1%
Sunny Isles Beach 12.6%
Sunset 10.4%
Surfside 8.3%
Sweetwater 22.0%
Tamiami 14.7%
The Crossings 10.6%
The Hammocks 9.9%
Three Lakes 9.9%
University Park 16.7%
Virginia Gardens 19.4%
Westchester 16.0%
West Little River 25.4%
West Miami 11.1%
West Perrine 31.7%
Westview 15.3%
Westwood Lakes 12.9%

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