Introduction to Hialeah Gardens, Florida

Hialeah Gardens, Florida, in Miami Dade county, is 2 miles W of Hialeah, Florida (center to center) and 10 miles NW of Miami, Florida. The city is in the Miami area. 

Hialeah Gardens History

The foundation of Hialeah Garden’s existence was sown in December 1948 when twelve people of the area unanimously voted to form a small community of 26 registered voters. This community was incorporated to form the town of Hialeah Gardens. The following months saw the adoption of the first building code, permit and inspection fee. The first traffic ordinance was passed and laws were formulated to regulate hunting. The town went on to develop into a significant municipality of Dade County.

Hialeah Gardens and Nearby Attractions

  • Doral Resort & Spa.
  • Westland Gardens Park.

Hialeah Gardens Activities

Hialeah Gardens is a flourishing residential community. The Doral Resort and Spa has an excellent golf course which has been hosting the PGA tour since 1962. The city has several beautiful parks which offer a variety of leisure activities. The community also organizes special events and festivals on a regular basis.

Hialeah Gardens Transportation

The Opa Locka Executive Airport provides civil air services to the city. More general air transportation services are provided by Miami International Airport.

Hialeah Gardens Higher Education

Barry University is located close by in Miami Shores.



Total Population23,959
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+12,807
Age of the Population43


% of people married44.1%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.7%
Median Earnings25+$25,640
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,682
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,128


Median Family Income$51,527
% Above Poverty Level85.5%
% Below Poverty Level14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home14.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%


People Living Alone14.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,479
Median House Value$173,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)89.3%
French Except Basque0.2%
West Indian0.2%
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Hialeah Gardens Almanac

CountyMiami-Dade County
Standard Zip Codes33016, 33018
Phone Area Codes3,05,786
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude25.9
Approximate Longitude-80.33

Hialeah Gardens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance3.4 miles
Jan Temp62 to 78 F
Apr Temp70 to 84 F
Jul Temp79 to 92 F
Oct Temp74 to 87 F
Annual Precip66 inches
Distance13.2 miles
Jan Temp63 to 73 F
Apr Temp70 to 79 F
Jul Temp78 to 87 F
Oct Temp75 to 83 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationPERRINE 4 W
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp55 to 76 F
Apr Temp63 to 83 F
Jul Temp72 to 90 F
Oct Temp68 to 85 F
Annual Precip61.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Miami Springs14,375$73,995
Virginia Gardens2,504$51,629
West Miami7,373$54,194

Hialeah Gardens Hospitals

St Catherine's West Rehabilitation Hospital
8850 Nw 122nd St
(305) 351-7181

Hialeah Gardens Public Schools

Mater Academy
7700 Nw 98th St
ZIP: 33016
(305) 698-9900
Total Enrollment 1069
Mater Academy Charter High
7901 Nw 103rd St
ZIP: 33016
(305) 828-1886
Total Enrollment 1759
Mater Academy Charter Middle
7901 Nw 103rd St
ZIP: 33016
(305) 828-1886
Total Enrollment 1363
Mater Performing Arts & Entertainment Academy
7901 Nw 103rd St
ZIP: 33016
(305) 828-1886
Total Enrollment 333
Mater Virtual Academy Charter Middle/high School
7901 Nw 103rd St
ZIP: 33016
(305) 828-1886
Total Enrollment 8
Hialeah Gardens Elementary School
9702 Nw 130th St
ZIP: 33018
(305) 827-8830
Total Enrollment 929
Hialeah Gardens Middle School
11690 Nw 92nd Ave
ZIP: 33018
(305) 817-0017
Total Enrollment 1755
Hialeah Gardens Senior High School
11700 Hialeah Gardens Blvd
ZIP: 33018
(305) 698-5000
Total Enrollment 3089
West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School
11990 Nw 92nd Ave
ZIP: 33018
(305) 818-4000
Total Enrollment 1216

Hialeah Gardens Private Schools

Magic Kids Learning Center Ii
9160 Nw 122nd St 11
ZIP: 33018
Total Enrollment 19
Royal Kids Academy
12503 W Okeechobee Rd
ZIP: 33018
Total Enrollment 50
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