Opa-locka, Florida Population 2022

15,341
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Opa-locka is a city located in Florida. Opa-locka has a 2020 population of 15,341. Opa-locka is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually but its population has increased by 0.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,239 in 2010.

The average household income in Opa-locka is $34,797 with a poverty rate of 41.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $904 per month, and the median house value is $154,300. The median age in Opa-locka is 35.6 years, 38.9 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Opa-locka Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 60.91%
  • White: 33.80%
  • Other race: 3.92%
  • Two or more races: 1.15%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Opa-locka, Florida is 15,341 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,341.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,239.

Opa-locka, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,83760.91%
White5,45833.80%
Some Other Race6333.92%
Two or More Races1861.15%
Asian350.22%
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Opa-locka Population by Race

Opa-locka Population Pyramid $2022

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Opa-locka Median Age

35.6


Total

38.9


Male

34.5


Female

Opa-locka Adults

There are 11,463 adults, (2,177 of whom are seniors) in Opa-locka.

Opa-locka Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Opa-locka Sex Ratio

Female

8,185

50.68%

Male

7,964

49.32%

Opa-locka Population by Age

Opa-locka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Opa-locka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family13.8%86.2%
Female20.1%79.9%
All31%69%
Male51.9%48.1%
Married65%35%

31.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Opa-locka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9162.7231
Non Family2,1821.1213.8
Female1,8153.8220.1
Married1,3283.7365
Male5913.0151.9

3.53

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Opa-locka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,64216.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,43914.34%
High School Graduate4,13241.19%
Some College1,46114.56%
Associates Degree5055.03%
Bachelors Degree7327.30%
Graduate Degree1211.21%
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Opa-locka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Opa-locka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5,8824,385461
Hispanic4,2682,575404
Other Race403300127
White1951096
2+ Races787016
Asian353524

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.57%.

Opa-locka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,031$27,461$30,298
Less Than 9th Grade$21,982$22,373$
High School Graduate$22,197$27,902$19,706
Some College$31,665$38,945$31,213
Bachelors Degree$41,736$27,598$44,729
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,031

Average Earnings

$27,461

Average Male

$30,298

Average Female

Opa-locka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Opa-locka Language by Age

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Opa-locka Language

54.83% of Opa-locka residents speak only English, while 45.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.06% of the population.

Opa-locka Language

Opa-locka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,8314,10641.77%
Hispanic6,7892,64038.89%
Multiple18612868.82%
White1977638.58%
Other63NaN%

41.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.35%

Male Poverty Rate

41.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Opa-locka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Opa-locka is Multiple, with 68.82% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.24%.

Opa-locka Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School48.60%
Less Than 9th Grade40.99%
Bachelors or Greater26.96%
Some College20.60%

Opa-locka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.49%
Male Unemployed42.96%
Male Employed17.32%
Female Employed14.81%

Opa-locka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Opa-locka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,523$34,797
Families$26,943$43,955
Married Families$56,815-
Non Families$10,913$17,162
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Income by Household Type

Opa-locka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.6%

Male Marriage Rate

22.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Opa-locka Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Opa-locka Marital Status by Race

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Opa-locka Marital Status

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378

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War132
First Gulf War129
Vietnam30
Korea9
World War II

Opa-locka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54145
55 to 64132
18 to 3459
65 to 7433
75+9

Opa-locka Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2313.32%
Hispanic1473.18%
White1363.50%
Other Race112.50%

Opa-locka Veterans by Race

Opa-locka Veterans by Education

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31.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Opa-locka Veterans by Education

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52.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

Opa-locka Employment by Age

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Opa-locka Employment by Race

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Opa-locka Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.37%

Born in Opa-locka

67.24%

Native Born

32.76%

Foreign Born

15.93%

Non Citizen

16.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.24% of Opa-locka residents were born in the United States, with 55.37% having been born in Florida. 15.93% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202215,341-182-1.17%
202115,523-182-1.16%
202015,705-182-1.15%
201915,887-182-1.13%
201816,069-167-1.03%
201716,236-32-0.20%
201616,268-11-0.07%
201516,279670.41%
201416,2123692.33%
201315,8432841.83%
201215,5591460.95%
201115,4131741.14%
201015,2392880.19%
200014,951-332-0.22%
199015,2838230.56%
198014,4602,5581.97%
197011,9022,0921.95%
19609,8104,5396.41%
19505,2710.00%

Opa-locka Population by Year