Opa-locka Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Opa-locka Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
15,887

Age

Under 5 Years:
8.4%
5 - 17:
20.6%
18 - 24:
8.9%
25 - 34:
11.5%
35 - 54:
27.6%
55 - 64:
9.5%
Over 65 Years:
13.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
3.8%
3.8%
High School Graduates
69.3%
69.3%
College Graduated
8.5%
8.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Opa-locka
$14,320
$14,320
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Opa-locka
$21,523
$21,523
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
41.2%

Employment Industries in Opa-locka

 
Healthcare
19.0%
19.0%
Retail
18.5%
18.5%
Construction
10.7%
10.7%
Transportation
10.3%
10.3%
Administration
9.4%
9.4%
Other
6.4%
6.4%
Public Service
5.0%
5.0%
Education
4.8%
4.8%
Accommodation
4.8%
4.8%
Information Technology
2.9%
2.9%
Manufacturing
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Black or African American
55.4%
55.4%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
42.1%
42.1%
White
1.2%
1.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.2%
1.2%
Asian
0.1%
0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Haitian
3.3%
3.3%
Jamaican
3.1%
3.1%
Bahamian
2.8%
2.8%
British West Indian
1.7%
1.7%
Other West Indian
0.8%
0.8%
West Indian
0.8%
0.8%
African
0.7%
0.7%
Nigerian
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
Scottish
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
German
0.1%
0.1%
English
0.1%
0.1%
Other Arab
0.1%
0.1%
Yugoslavian
0.0%
0.0%
U.S. Virgin Islander
0.0%
0.0%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian
0.0%
0.0%
Dutch West Indian
0.0%
0.0%
Bermudan
0.0%
0.0%
Belizean
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
54.8%
54.8%
Spanish
41.1%
41.1%
French
3.6%
3.6%
French Creole
3.5%
3.5%
African languages
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.0%
0.0%
Korean
0.0%
0.0%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
Chinese
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Opa-locka Residents:
32.8%