|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Opa-locka is 16,022. Opa-locka, Florida is the 2,243rd largest city in the US.
Opa-locka is located entirely in MiamiDade County.
The peak population of Opa-locka was in 2020, when its population was 16,357. In 2020, Opa-locka was the 2,204th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,243rd largest city in the US. Opa-locka is currently 2.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Opa-locka has grown 7.1% since the 2000. Opa-locka, Florida's growth is below average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Opa-locka has a population density of 3,536 people per square mile.
|2237||Mount Pleasant, Texas||16,079||13.3%|
|2240||The Dalles, Oregon||16,043||29.2%|
|2242||Easthampton Town, Massachusetts||16,022|
|2244||Grain Valley, Missouri||16,002||199.2%|
|2245||Sulphur Springs, Texas||15,995||8.9%|
|2248||Port Orchard, Washington||15,979||104.5%|
|2249||La Grange, Illinois||15,978||2.4%|
The total voting age population of Opa-locka, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,216. The voting age population is 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.5% of the residents of Opa-locka are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Opa-locka are 60.9% Black, 33.8% White, 3.9% Other, 1.2% Two or more races and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 42.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Opa-locka, 41.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 50.1%. On a per-household basis, 36.2% of families are below the poverty line in Opa-locka.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.1% of Opa-locka residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 69.3% of Opa-locka residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.5% have a bachelor's degree and 1.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Opa-locka residents aged 5 and older, 45.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 41.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Opa-locka is 12.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Opa-locka, 8.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Opa-locka is $21,523.
In Opa-locka, 31.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 69.0% of housing units in Opa-locka.
Of all the housing units in Opa-locka, 2.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Opa-locka, 12.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 790 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Opa-locka is $904.
In Opa-locka, 58.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.