Opa-locka, Florida Population 2020

16,304
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Opa-locka is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 16,304, it is the 133rd largest city in Florida and the 2179th largest city in the United States. Opa-locka is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually but its population has increased by 7.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,219 in 2010. Opa-locka reached it's highest population of 16,463 in 2015. Spanning over 4 miles, Opa-locka has a population density of 3,785 people per square mile.

The average household income in Opa-locka is $29,390 with a poverty rate of 47.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $114,300. The median age in Opa-locka is 31.9 years, 31.1 years for males, and 33.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.0 males.

Opa-locka Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.53%
  • White: 37.28%
  • Other race: 3.81%
  • Two or more races: 1.18%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Opa-locka, Florida is 16,304, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,356.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,219.

Opa-locka, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,44657.53%
White6,12237.28%
Some Other Race6253.81%
Two or More Races1931.18%
Asian340.21%
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Opa-locka Population Pyramid 2020

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Opa-locka Median Age

31.9


Total

31.1


Male

33.3


Female

Opa-locka Adults

There are 11,124 adults, (1,994 of whom are seniors) in Opa-locka.

Opa-locka Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58

Child Dependency Ratio

Opa-locka Sex Ratio

Female

9,020

54.93%

Male

7,400

45.07%

Opa-locka Households and Families

Opa-locka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Opa-locka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.4%34.6%
Male42.4%57.6%
All30.9%69.1%
Female21.7%78.3%
Non Family17%83%

30.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4133.0230.9
Non Family1,9291.1217
Female1,9124.1121.7
Married1,1574.1365.4
Male4153.7342.4

3.93

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Opa-locka Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,66117.22%
9th to 12th Grade1,44915.02%
High School Graduate3,93340.77%
Some College1,17112.14%
Associates Degree5796.00%
Bachelors Degree7407.67%
Graduate Degree1131.17%
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Opa-locka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,0663,749387
Hispanic4,5572,768475
Other Race393281128
White21010618
Multiple Races84519
Asian343423

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 67.65%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,860$26,792$26,936
Less Than High School$21,859$25,542$18,803
High School Grad$21,343$21,983$21,167
Some College$30,112$30,913$28,992
Bachelors Degree$41,284$27,037$47,731
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,860

Average Earnings

$26,792

Average Male

$26,936

Average Female

Opa-locka Language

Opa-locka Language by Age

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Opa-locka Language

51.98% of Opa-locka residents speak only English, while 48.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 44.04% of the population.

Opa-locka Poverty

Opa-locka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,4394,49747.64%
Hispanic7,1683,27545.69%
Multiple19314374.09%
White2205123.18%
Other624325.13%

47.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

45.53%

Male Poverty Rate

48.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Opa-locka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Opa-locka is Multiple, with 74.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Opa-locka is Other, with 5.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.48%.

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Name Poverty
High School55.68%
Less Than High School41.22%
Bachelors or Greater36.11%
Some College24.80%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.90%
Male Unemployed45.99%
Male Employed23.20%
Female Employed19.70%

Opa-locka Income

Opa-locka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$17,908$29,390
Families$22,197$36,593
Married Families$57,760-
Non Families$9,714$14,376
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Opa-locka Marital Status

Opa-locka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

21.4%

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 55-64.

Opa-locka Marital Status by Race

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Opa-locka Veterans

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351

Number of Veterans

270

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War165
Vietnam43
First Gulf War31
Korea7
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34165
55 to 64110
35 to 5452
65 to 7417
75+7
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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic2023.93%
White1924.21%
Black1492.50%
Other102.33%

Opa-locka Veterans by Education

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58.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Opa-locka Employment Status

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49%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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53.68%

Born in Florida

65.36%

Native Born

34.64%

Foreign Born

16.13%

Non Citizen

18.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.36% of Opa-locka residents were born in the United States, with 53.68% having been born in Florida. 16.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,304-26-0.16%
201916,330-26-0.16%
201816,356-79-0.48%
201716,435-26-0.16%
201616,461-2-0.01%
201516,463800.49%
201416,3833712.32%
201316,0122901.84%
201215,7221450.93%
201115,5773292.16%
201015,2482970.20%
200014,951-332-0.22%
199015,2838230.56%
198014,4602,5581.97%
197011,9022,0921.95%
19609,8104,5396.41%
19505,2710.00%