Opa-locka, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Opa-locka, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Opa-locka had a population of 15,882 as of July 1, 2015. Opa-locka ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Opa-locka is located at latitude 25.9 and longitude -80.2552 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Opa-locka (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Opa-locka has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Opa-locka population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Opa-locka: Apalocka, Opa Locka, Opalocka.

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Opa-locka, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,882
Population in Households 15,809
Population in Familes 12,838
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 3,690
Diversity Index2 74
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,264
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 3,621
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,689 (27.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,575 (57.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 919 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $130,287
Average Home Value $143,565
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $19,186
Average Household Income $28,202
Per Capita Income $9,377
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 1.11%
Households 0.66% 1.04%
Families 0.73% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Opa-locka, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Opa-locka to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 219 76th
Population Density1 # 180 81st
Diversity Index2 # 92 90th
Median Household Income # 917 0th
Per Capita Income # 917 0th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.