Opa Locka, FL 33055 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33055: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Opa Locka, FL 33055

Acceptable Alternative
Carol City, FL 33055
Miami Gardens, FL 33055

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 377
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,497
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 713
  • County: Miami-Dade County
  • Centroid: Latitude 25.943, Longitude -80.277
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Opa Locka, FL 33055 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44,457
Population in Households 44,333
Population in Familes 38,756
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density1 7,108
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 12,171
Average Household Size 3.64
Family Households 10,303
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 12,733 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,228 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,943 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 562 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $171,125
Average Home Value $188,267


Median Household Income $42,224
Average Household Income $55,109
Per Capita Income $15,197
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.79%
Households 0.17% 0.71%
Families 0.19% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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.

Opa Locka, FL 33055 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33055 to the other 967 ZIP Codes in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 94 90th
Population Density1 # 44 96th
Diversity Index2 # 79 92nd
Median Household Income # 649 33rd
Per Capita Income # 917 5th

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