Opal, Virginia Population 2021

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Opal is a city located in Virginia. Opal has a 2020 population of 690. Opal is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 691 in 2010. Opal reached it's highest population of 729 in 2016.

The average household income in Opal is $111,392 with a poverty rate of 1.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,597 per month, and the median house value is $331,900. The median age in Opal is 37.7 years, 36.1 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Opal Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Opal was:

  • White: 68.26%
  • Native American: 9.86%
  • Two or more races: 8.55%
  • Black or African American: 6.09%
  • Asian: 5.36%
  • Other race: 1.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Opal, Virginia is 690 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 719.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 691.

Opal, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47168.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native689.86%
Two or More Races598.55%
Black or African American426.09%
Asian375.36%
Some Other Race131.88%
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Opal Population by Race

Opal Population Pyramid $2021

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Opal Median Age

37.7


Total

36.1


Male

39.1


Female

Opal Adults

There are 504 adults, (49 of whom are seniors) in Opal.

Opal Age Dependency

51.6

Age Dependency Ratio

10.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Opal Sex Ratio

Female

351

50.87%

Male

339

49.13%

Opal Population by Age

Opal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Opal Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married87.7%12.3%
All84.1%15.9%
Non Family73.6%26.4%
Male0%0%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Opal Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2582.6784.1
Married1463.4787.7
Non Family871.2173.6
Female253.16100
Male00

3.42

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Opal Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade163.60%
9th to 12th Grade194.28%
High School Graduate10724.10%
Some College14632.88%
Associates Degree194.28%
Bachelors Degree8619.37%
Graduate Degree5111.49%
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Opal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Opal Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White32230181
Black4228
Native American252525
Asian242424
2+ Races21217
Hispanic17177
Other Race55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Opal Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,250$64,509$41,875
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$62,500$$
Some College$46,389$62,500$41,500
Bachelors Degree$60,833$141,250$
Graduate Degree$116,111$115,694$150,938

$61,250

Average Earnings

$64,509

Average Male

$41,875

Average Female

Opal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Opal Language by Age

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Opal Language

89.69% of Opal residents speak only English, while 10.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.83% of the population.

Opal Language

Opal Poverty by Race

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1.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

2.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Opal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Opal is Black, with 19.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Opal is Black, with 19.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.11%.

Opal Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School7.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Opal Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Opal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Opal Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,000$111,392
Families$117,083$135,105
Married Families$122,500-
Non Families-$64,785
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Income by Household Type

Opal Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Opal Married by Age and Sex

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Opal Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Opal Marital Status by Race

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Opal Marital Status

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35

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War17
Vietnam5
World War II
Korea

Opal Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6424
35 to 5411
75+
65 to 74
18 to 34

Opal Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White246.98%
Native American1116.18%

Opal Veterans by Race

Opal Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Opal Veterans by Education

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74.2%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Opal Employment by Age

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Opal Employment by Race

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Opal 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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44.49%

Born in Opal

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Opal residents were born in the United States, with 44.49% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Opal Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216900.00%
20206900.00%
2019690-29-4.03%
2018719537.96%
2017666-63-8.64%
20167298012.33%
2015649-73-10.11%
2014722192.70%
2013703426.35%
201266120645.27%
2011455-236-34.15%
20106910.00%

Opal Population by Year