Hialeah Gardens is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 23,926 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hialeah Gardens is the 121st largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hialeah Gardens is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hialeah Gardens is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hialeah Gardens who work in office and administrative support (17.30%), sales jobs (12.94%), and management occupations (6.89%).
A relatively large number of people in Hialeah Gardens telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.36% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The education level of Hialeah Gardens citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.23% of adults 25 and older in Hialeah Gardens have a college degree.
The per capita income in Hialeah Gardens in 2010 was $17,139, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,556 for a family of four. However, Hialeah Gardens contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hialeah Gardens is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hialeah Gardens home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Hialeah Gardens, accounting for 96.23% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Hialeah Gardens residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hialeah Gardens include English, Polish, French , and British West Indian.
Hialeah Gardens also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 70.25%.
The most common language spoken in Hialeah Gardens is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and French Creole.