Opal, Virginia Population 2020

719
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Opal is a city located in Virginia. Opal has a 2020 population of 719. Opal is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.05% 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 $98,828 with a poverty rate of 0.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,550 per month, and the median house value is $315,200. The median age in Opal is 36.7 years, 36.4 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.

Opal Demographics

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

  • White: 65.23%
  • Black or African American: 15.58%
  • Two or more races: 7.79%
  • Native American: 5.98%
  • Asian: 3.62%
  • Other race: 1.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Opal, Virginia is 719, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46965.23%
Black or African American11215.58%
Two or More Races567.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native435.98%
Asian263.62%
Some Other Race131.81%
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Opal Population Pyramid 2020

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Opal Median Age

36.7


Total

36.4


Male

37.6


Female

Opal Adults

There are 515 adults, (93 of whom are seniors) in Opal.

Opal Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Opal Sex Ratio

Female

363

50.49%

Male

356

49.51%

Opal Households and Families

Opal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Opal Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married82%18%
All82%18%
Non Family76.8%23.2%
Male0%0%

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2552.8282
Married1333.8382
Non Family951.2176.8
Female273.48100
Male00

3.78

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Opal Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade235.03%
9th to 12th Grade204.38%
High School Graduate10122.10%
Some College14732.17%
Associates Degree235.03%
Bachelors Degree8819.26%
Graduate Degree5512.04%
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Opal Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White32229589
Black786218
Asian222218
Multiple Races15153
Native American151515
Hispanic883
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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,833$67,500$40,403
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$60,875$61,167$
Some College$42,237$72,813$41,008
Bachelors Degree$61,000$130,694$
Graduate Degree$63,750$113,500$

$50,833

Average Earnings

$67,500

Average Male

$40,403

Average Female

Opal Language

Opal Language by Age

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Opal Language

94.59% of Opal residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Opal Poverty

Opal Poverty by Race

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0.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

1.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Opal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Opal is Black, with 5.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Opal is Black, with 5.36% 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 3.35%.

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Name Poverty
High School5.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Opal Income

Opal Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,339$98,828
Families$114,375$119,613
Married Families$121,250-
Non Families$47,981$63,822
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Opal Marital Status

Opal Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

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 Veterans

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28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War6
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6412
65 to 7410
35 to 546
75+
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White123.49%
Black1012.82%
Indian613.95%

Opal Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Opal Employment Status

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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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48.12%

Born in Virginia

98.19%

Native Born

1.81%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.19% of Opal residents were born in the United States, with 48.12% 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 Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207190.00%
20197190.00%
2018719537.96%
2017666-63-8.64%
20167298012.33%
2015649-73-10.11%
2014722192.70%
2013703426.35%
201266120645.27%
2011455-236-34.15%
20106910.00%