Opa-locka, Florida

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Population in 2013: 15,967 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.8%
 
Males: 6,956  (43.6%)
Females: 9,011  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  30.7 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33054.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,761 (it was $19,631 in 2000)
Opa-locka:

$19,761
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,935 (it was $9,538 in 2000)

Opa-locka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,907 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
Opa-locka:

$102,907
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $191,553; Detached houses: $187,976; Townhouses or other attached units: $505,732; In 2-unit structures: $226,118; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,472; Mobile homes: $13,486

Median gross rent in 2012: $752.

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Opa-locka races chart
  • Black alone - 9,366 (61.5%)
  • Hispanic - 5,378 (35.3%)
  • White alone - 323 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 82 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 27 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

Races in Opa-locka detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Opa-locka: 106.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: West Indian (9.9%), United States (9.8%), Subsaharan African (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 4.33 square miles.

Population density: 3,686 people per square mile   (average).

Opa-locka,FL real estate house value index trend

Opa-locka, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Opa-locka:

  • High school or higher: 60.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 17.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Opa-locka city:

  • Never married: 53.7%
  • Now married: 27.4%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

5,409 residents are foreign born (25.6% Latin America).

This city:  34.5%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Opa-locka, Florida as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Opa-locka to the number of sex offenders is 436 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,595 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,340 (1.3%)

Opa-locka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northwest Dade, FL (3.1 miles , pop. 104,876).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (3.9 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (962.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Westview, FL (1.2 miles ), Opa-locka North, FL (1.3 miles ), Bunche Park, FL (1.3 miles ), Scott Lake, FL (1.6 miles ), Pinewood, FL (1.7 miles ), Northwest Dade, FL (1.8 miles ), Carol City, FL (1.8 miles ), West Little River, FL (1.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $87,100
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2004: 173 buildings, average cost: $51,900
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $104,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 25.90 N, Longitude: 80.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,892 (+18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 877 (17.6%)

Opa-locka household income distribution Opa-locka home values distribution

Property values in Opa-locka, FL

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -406 (-2.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Opa-locka: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Opa-locka, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Opa-locka-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Opa-locka city center injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1956, a category F3 tornado 7.0 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Opa-locka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 397.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from Opa-locka center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 340.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 392.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 300.0 miles away from Opa-locka center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 628.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Miami County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Opa-locka topographic map

Birthplace of: Larry Brinson - College football player, Renée Jones - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Opa-locka:

  • A SELECT GROUP HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; OPA LOCKA, FL)
  • MIAMI GARDENS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; OPA LOCKA, FL)
  • GREEN CROSS HOME CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MIAMI, FL)
  • AMERI-CARE PROFESSIONAL SERVICE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; HIALEAH, FL)
  • FAMILY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MIAMI, FL)
  • HEALTH CARE OF SOUTH FLORIDA CORP (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MIAMI GARDENS, FL)
  • MARILU HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; HIALEAH, FL)

Amtrak stations near Opa-locka:

  • 4 miles: MIAMI (8303 N.W. 37TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: MIAMI INT'L AIRPORT (MIAMI, TRANSIT BUS LOADING AREA) - Bus Station
  • 10 miles: HOLLYWOOD (3001 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Opa-locka:

  • St Thomas University (about 2 miles; Miami Gardens, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • Barry University (about 4 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 7,181)
  • Florida National University-Main Campus (about 6 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • Johnson & Wales University-North Miami (about 6 miles; North Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 2,051)
  • DeVry University-Florida (about 9 miles; Miramar, FL; FT enrollment: 3,674)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 9 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,578)
  • Miami Dade College (about 10 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 53,787)

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Notable locations in Opa-locka: Opa-Locka Station (A), Commerce Spur Junction Railroad Station (B), Le Jeune Industrial Park (C), Billy Graham Farm Village (D), Soul Saving Station Day Care Center (E), Opa Locka Library (F), Opa-Locka City Hall (G), Opa-Locka Educational Service Center (H), Opalocka Police Mini Station (I), Opa-Locka Police Station (J), North Regional Recreation Center (K), North Dade Community Development Children's Center (L), North Dade Community Development Corporation (M), Angelee Day Care Center (N), Opa Locka Crime Prevention (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Opa-locka include: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (A), Saint Kevin Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church of Opa-Locka (D), Iglesia de Cristo en Opa-Locka (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Opa-locka include: North Regional Park (1), Sherbondy Park (2), Segal Park (3), Ingram Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Miami-Dade County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 68.2. This is about average.

City:

68.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.181. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.181
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.89. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.89
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0434. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0434
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.51. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.51
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.9%
(65.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.2% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 25.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.5%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Opa-locka in 2010:

  • 47 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Opa-locka in 2000:

  • 262 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 136 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Opa-locka, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Opa-locka compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Opa-locka travel time to work - commute Opa-locka mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Opa-locka city (based on Miami-Dade County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.63%
Here: 39.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents60.8%13.9%9.1%2.0%1.9%
Congregations8.0%8.1%17.8%5.8%5.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.5%1.4%0.8%0.8%7.8%
Congregations3.4%6.0%2.3%2.6%40.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 597
Miami-Dade County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 285
Miami-Dade County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 473
Miami-Dade County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,610
Here:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Miami-Dade County:

20.5%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$46,045$55,2540$0
Other Government Administration 20$85,925$51,5550$0
Judicial and Legal 1$10,968$131,6160$0
Police Protection - Officers 31$189,530$73,3660$0
Police - Other 14$52,834$45,2867$6,705
Correction 10$24,877$29,8522$4,298
Solid Waste Management 15$34,768$27,8140$0
Sewerage 4$16,042$48,1261$1,825
Parks and Recreation 9$28,303$37,7370$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$22,145$66,4350$0
Water Supply 8$25,270$37,9050$0
Other and Unallocable 12$43,357$43,3570$0
Totals for Government 138$580,064$50,44010$12,828

Strongest AM radio stations in Opa-locka:

  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOD (610 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJCC (1700 AM; 10 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQAM (560 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQAM LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLQY (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Opa-locka:

  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WAMR-FM (107.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCMQ-FM (92.3 FM; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: WCMQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WDNA (88.9 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: BASCOMB MEMORIAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WRTO (98.3 FM; GOULDS, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #2)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Opa-locka:

  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WIMP-CA (Channel 25; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJAN-CA (Channel 41; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SHERJAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WVEB-CA (Channel 21; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPMF-LP (Channel 31; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Opa-locka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 22
Total length: 115 meters (377ft)
Total average daily traffic: 926,257
Total average daily truck traffic: 49,306

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 10
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 9
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Opa-locka, FL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Opa-locka)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 13705 Nw 27th Ave (Lat: 25.901944 Lon: -80.250556), Call Sign: WPTX824
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/09/2002, Expiration Date: 01/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2012, Certifier: Kelly G Jacobs Mr.
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139, Email:
  • Lat: 25.902306 Lon: -80.250306, Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWM993
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2013, Expiration Date: 12/23/2022, Certifier: Rick Riccardi
    Registrant: Aclara, 30400 Solon Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7200, Fax: (703) 812-0468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • FL-MIA3050A, 12805 Nw 42nd Ave (Lat: 25.892389 Lon: -80.267278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.2 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQMQ460
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • FL-MIA3060B, 1791 Opa-Locka Blvd (Lat: 25.899611 Lon: -80.229000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 29.9 m, Call Sign: WQMY349
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/05/2010, Expiration Date: 11/05/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Opa Locka Airport (Lat: 25.907000 Lon: -80.278389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQGN940
    Assigned Frequencies: 130.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2007, Expiration Date: 03/13/2017, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2011, Certifier: Jonathan D Lunenfeld
    Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources, Inc, 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401-7435, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 266-2047, Email:
  • 14850 Nw 44th Ct (Lat: 25.915583 Lon: -80.278250), Type: Building, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQKF710
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2009, Expiration Date: 05/01/2019, Certifier: Jeff Losner
    Registrant: Aa Acquisitions, LLC, 14600 Nw 42nd Ave Bldg #42, Opa-Locka, FL 33054, Phone: (305) 687-2144, Fax: (305) 687-4075, Email:
  • Opa-Locka Airport (Lat: 25.908278 Lon: -80.273083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 66.4 m, Overall height: 67.7 m, Call Sign: WQQD505
    Assigned Frequencies: 120.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2012, Expiration Date: 05/06/2013, Certifier: Nelson Mejias
    Registrant: Miami-Dade Aviation Department, 14201 Lejeune Rd, Opa-Locka, FL 33054, Phone: (305) 869-1660, Fax: (305) 869-1666, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • AMERICAN FLIGHT TRAINING LLC, 14351 Nw 41st Ave, Opa-Locka, FL 33054
    Certificate: D004279 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 04/29/2011, Expiration Date: 04/28/2012

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: LAKE LA-4-200 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 91 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1076L , Serial Number: 669, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Robinson Air Crane Inc, Po Box 603, Opa-Locka, FL 33054
  • Aircraft: BEECH B90 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 202 mph), Engine: U/A CANADA PT6 SER 578HP (550 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 230TW , Serial Number: LJ-445, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Kimura International Inc, 3851 Nw 145th St Bldg 415, Opa-Locka, FL 33054

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$101,0935$82,64820$134,1502$63,3350$03$54,383
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$91,0202$115,1054$109,4951$12,5700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$95,8013$190,48047$122,48711$57,8040$06$100,892
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$70,9001$123,86013$127,1921$122,1701$254,6004$93,715
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$152,3301$74,0506$136,3630$00$01$74,050

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.01 , 0004.03, 0005.02, 0005.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$148,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$185,5300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.01 , 0004.03, 0005.02, 0005.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Opa-locka, FL

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