Opa-locka, Florida Population 2024

15,530

Opa-locka is a city located in Miami-Dade County Florida. Opa-locka has a 2024 population of 15,530. Opa-locka is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -5.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,382 in 2020.

The average household income in Opa-locka is $45,034 with a poverty rate of 27.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Opa-locka is 35 years, 34 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Opa-locka Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Opa-locka was:

  • Black or African American: 51.68%
  • Two or more races: 23.52%
  • White: 20.07%
  • Other race: 4.13%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,605.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.2% (-852)
The current population of Opa-locka, Florida is 15,530 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,382.

Opa-locka, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American8,38851.68%
Two or more races3,81723.52%
White3,25720.07%
Other race6714.13%
Asian600.37%
Native American370.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

Two or more races

White

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Opa-locka Population by Race

Opa-locka Population Pyramid 2024

Opa-locka Median Age

35

Total

34

Male

36.4

Female

Opa-locka Adults

There are 12,394 adults, (2,206 of whom are seniors) in Opa-locka.

Opa-locka Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Opa-locka Sex Ratio

Female7,84248.32%
Male8,38851.68%

Opa-locka Population by Age

Opa-locka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,2312.63268
Non Family2,2411.07991
Female1,7243.5422.277.8
Married1,4953.5663.736.3
Male7713.0859.340.7
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3.3

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

32.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Opa-locka Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Opa-locka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Opa-locka Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40%.

Opa-locka Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,559

Average Earnings

$32,196

Average Male

$30,737

Average Female

Opa-locka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Opa-locka Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Opa-locka Language

49.07% of Opa-locka residents speak only English, while 50.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 46.83% of the population.

Opa-locka Language

Opa-locka Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,3852,29527.37%
Hispanic7,5642,21929.34%
Multiple3,8121,15630.33%
Other67125738.3%
White4936012.17%
Native3737100%
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27.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.71%

Male Poverty Rate

31.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Opa-locka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Opa-locka is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Opa-locka is White, with 12.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.62%.

Opa-locka Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.82%
High School28.25%
Some College15.58%
Bachelors or Greater10.9%
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Opa-locka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.52%
Male Unemployed22.94%
Female Employed9.85%
Male Employed8.05%
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Opa-locka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Opa-locka Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Opa-locka Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Opa-locka Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Opa-locka Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Opa-locka Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Opa-locka Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

479

Number of Veterans

429

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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Opa-locka Veterans by War

count

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Opa-locka Veterans by Age

count

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Opa-locka Veterans by Race

Opa-locka Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

39.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Opa-locka Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Opa-locka Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Opa-locka Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Opa-locka Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

54.17%

Born in Opa-locka

63.3%

Native Born

36.7%

Foreign Born

17.38%

Non Citizen

19.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.3% of Opa-locka residents were born in the United States, with 54.17% having been born in Florida. 17.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Opa-locka Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,635-179-1.21%
202814,814-179-1.19%
202714,993-179-1.18%
202615,172-179-1.17%
202515,351-179-1.15%
202415,530-179-1.14%
202315,709-179-1.13%
202215,888-179-1.11%
202116,067-315-1.92%
202016,3825283.33%
201915,854-184-1.15%
201816,038-173-1.07%
201716,211-42-0.26%
201616,253-24-0.15%
201516,277670.41%
201416,2103672.32%
201315,8432841.83%
201215,5591470.95%
201115,4121731.14%
201015,2392881.93%
200014,951-332-2.17%
199015,2838235.69%
198014,4602,55821.49%
197011,9022,09221.33%
19609,8104,53986.11%
19505,271
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Opa-locka Population by Year