Opa-locka, Florida

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Population in 2017: 16,479 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.2%
 
Males: 7,578  (46.0%)
Females: 8,901  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

32.0 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33054.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,253 (it was $19,631 in 2000)
Opa-locka:

$27,253
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,405 (it was $9,538 in 2000)

Opa-locka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $176,372 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
Opa-locka:

$176,372
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $412,171; detached houses: $452,188; townhouses or other attached units: $290,267; in 2-unit structures: $240,090; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $296,848; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $387,365; mobile homes: $113,644

Median gross rent in 2017: $869.

March 2019 cost of living index in Opa-locka: 109.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 44.9%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.9% for Black residents, 39.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.7% for other race residents, 32.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Opa-locka, FL (2010)
    • 9,36661.5%Black alone
    • 5,37835.3%Hispanic
    • 3232.1%White alone
    • 820.5%Two or more races
    • 270.2%Asian alone
    • 210.1%American Indian alone
    • 210.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Opa-locka, Florida as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Opa-locka is 591 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Opa-locka by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(51.0)
11
(68.6)
12
(76.5)
13
(85.3)
3
(17.9)
5
(29.8)
9
(58.3)
4
(25.3)
11
(69.4)
3
(18.6)
6
(35.8)
5
(29.7)
4
(24.0)
8
(48.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(25.5)
8
(49.9)
7
(44.6)
10
(65.6)
3
(17.9)
8
(47.7)
7
(45.4)
9
(57.0)
17
(107.3)
2
(12.4)
5
(29.8)
6
(35.6)
9
(54.0)
7
(42.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
176
(1,123)
182
(1,135)
285
(1,816)
206
(1,351)
132
(786.9)
113
(674.1)
136
(881.6)
108
(683.9)
125
(788.7)
91
(563.6)
105
(626.2)
81
(481.1)
87
(522.0)
88
(528.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
164
(1,046)
226
(1,410)
242
(1,542)
203
(1,332)
234
(1,395)
287
(1,712)
286
(1,854)
318
(2,014)
342
(2,158)
296
(1,833)
279
(1,664)
282
(1,675)
225
(1,350)
288
(1,728)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
703
(4,485)
797
(4,972)
745
(4,747)
818
(5,366)
772
(4,602)
422
(2,518)
340
(2,204)
372
(2,356)
348
(2,196)
329
(2,038)
268
(1,598)
209
(1,241)
162
(971.9)
169
(1,014)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
626
(3,994)
558
(3,481)
595
(3,791)
570
(3,739)
476
(2,838)
583
(3,478)
758
(4,914)
746
(4,724)
764
(4,821)
700
(4,335)
649
(3,870)
721
(4,283)
659
(3,954)
574
(3,445)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
200
(1,276)
237
(1,479)
276
(1,759)
328
(2,152)
140
(834.6)
145
(865.1)
144
(933.5)
149
(943.5)
193
(1,218)
146
(904.2)
104
(620.2)
152
(902.9)
123
(737.9)
137
(822.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
30
(187.2)
1
(6.4)
8
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.9)
5
(32.4)
2
(12.7)
4
(25.2)
7
(43.4)
1
(6.0)
2
(11.9)
6
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)1244.51405.41666.31592.21067.51027.11213.81133.51336.8971.2932.4897.7803.0908.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Opa-locka, FL

Crime rate in Opa-locka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 47 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Florida average:

2.17
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Ancestries: Jamaican (4.9%), Haitian (2.8%), American (1.9%), Bahamian (1.3%), African (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 4.33 square miles.

Population density: 3,805 people per square mile   (average).

Opa-locka, Florida map

6,163 residents are foreign born (35.5% Latin America).

This city:

36.7%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,323 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,375 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 25.90 N, Longitude: 80.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,175 (+18.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 644 (11.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Opa-locka, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Opa-locka, FL in 2017

Property values in Opa-locka, FL

Opa-locka satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $8,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $169,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Opa-locka, FL residents
Average permit cost in Opa-locka, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Opa-locka, FL
Historical housing units in Opa-locka, FL
Most common industries in Opa-locka, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Opa-locka, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)

Average climate in Opa-locka, Florida

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Opa-locka, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.251. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.251
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.227. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.227
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.85
U.S.:

8.46

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 Opa-locka 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 the city 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-Dade County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tropical Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Opa-locka topographic map

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)

Public high schools in Opa-locka:

  • NORTH PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,200, Location: 3400 NW 135TH ST, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • JAN MANN OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL (Location: 16101 NW 44TH CT, Grades: 5-12)
  • ROBERT RENICK EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 2201 NW 207TH ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • HERE'S HELP (Location: 15100 NW 27TH AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Private high schools in Opa-locka:

  • BETESDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 143, Location: 3300 NW 135TH ST, Grades: KG-11)
  • GRACE ACADEMY INTERNATIONAL (Students: 79, Location: 780 FISHERMAN ST, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Opa-locka:

  • GOLDEN GLADES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 400, Location: 16520 NW 28TH AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • NATHAN B. YOUNG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 141, Location: 14120 NW 24TH AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • RICHARD ALLEN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 50, Location: 940 CALIPH ST, Grades: PK-5, Charter school)
  • CRESTVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2201 NW 187TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • MYRTLE GROVE K-8 CENTER (Location: 3125 NW 176TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • DR. ROBERT B. INGRAM/OPA-LOCKA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 600 AHMAD ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • PARKVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 17631 NW 20TH AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • RAINBOW PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 15355 NW 19TH AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY (Location: 13400 NW 28TH AVE, Grades: 6-8, Charter school)
  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL ELEMENTARY ACADEMY (Location: 13400 NW 28TH AVE, Grades: KG-5, Charter school)

Private elementary/middle school in Opa-locka:

  • LITTLE RASCALS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 55, Location: 2750 NW 167TH ST, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Opa-locka

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Opa-locka:

Marital status in Opa-locka, FL
  • Never married: 52.1%
  • Now married: 28.1%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Opa-locka:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Opa-locka
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic544,44965
Evangelical Protestant271,814922
Other71,458200
Black Protestant60,07494
Mainline Protestant40,287146
Orthodox4,44010
None1,503,913-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 597
This county:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
Miami-Dade County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 285
Here:

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.
Florida:

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

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.5%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Opa-locka:

20.6%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Opa-locka:

13.8%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

36.0%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

52.1%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Opa-locka:

82.8%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Opa-locka, FL Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 31$189,530$73,3660$0
Other Government Administration 20$85,925$51,5550$0
Solid Waste Management 15$34,768$27,8140$0
Police - Other 14$52,834$45,2867$6,705
Other and Unallocable 12$43,357$43,3570$0
Correction 10$24,877$29,8522$4,298
Financial Administration 10$46,045$55,2540$0
Parks and Recreation 9$28,303$37,7370$0
Water Supply 8$25,270$37,9050$0
Sewerage 4$16,042$48,1261$1,825
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$22,145$66,4350$0
Judicial and Legal 1$10,968$131,6160$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 138$580,064$50,44010$12,828

Opa-locka government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,693,000 ($163.42)
    Police Protection: $105,000 ($6.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,833,000 ($353.97)
    Sewerage: $4,552,000 ($276.23)
    Water Utilities: $4,334,000 ($263.00)
    General - Other: $4,142,000 ($251.35)
    Financial Administration: $2,280,000 ($138.36)
    Central Staff Services: $1,305,000 ($79.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,288,000 ($78.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,211,000 ($73.49)
    Regular Highways: $1,037,000 ($62.93)
    Natural Resources - Other: $731,000 ($44.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $417,000 ($25.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $350,000 ($21.24)
    Toll Highways: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $289,000 ($17.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,325,000 ($80.41)
    Regular Highways: $615,000 ($37.32)
    Financial Administration: $133,000 ($8.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($5.04)

Opa-locka government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,264,000 ($76.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,200,000 ($72.82)
    Sewerage: $808,000 ($49.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($2.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $482,000 ($29.25)
    Other: $121,000 ($7.34)
    Transit Utilities: $77,000 ($4.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $560,000 ($33.98)
    General Local Government Support: $51,000 ($3.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,753,000 ($106.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $827,000 ($50.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $558,000 ($33.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,170,000 ($435.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,697,000 ($102.98)
    Other: $134,000 ($8.13)
    General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($0.91)
  • Tax - Property: $6,686,000 ($405.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,741,000 ($105.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,444,000 ($87.63)
    Other License: $881,000 ($53.46)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $294,000 ($17.84)

Opa-locka government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,074,000 ($550.64)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,477,000 ($514.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $597,000 ($36.23)

Opa-locka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,091,000 ($430.31)

3.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($121,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.49%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,857 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Broward County, FL  0.90% ($51,368 average AGI)
from Travis County, TX  0.21% ($31,298)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.13% ($182,141)


4.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,613 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

0.10%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Broward County, FL  1.46% ($51,622 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.21% ($78,122)
to Orange County, FL  0.14% ($32,181)

Businesses in Opa-locka, FL

  • Advance Auto Parts: 1

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
See more detailed statistics of Opa-locka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 61.9mTotal length
  • 746,157Total average daily traffic
  • 53,576Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,103,966Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Opa-locka, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 101960-1969
  • 91990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Opa-locka, FL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 19575.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, 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: 18015.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2010, Expiration Date: 11/05/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, 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, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2013, Certifier: Nelson Mejias, Registrant: Miami-Dade Aviation Department, 14201 Lejeune Rd, Opa-Locka, FL 33054, Phone: (305) 869-1660, Fax: (305) 869-1666, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W4SKR, Previous Call Sign: KF4EME, Licensee ID: L00541571, Grant Date: 11/13/2015, Expiration Date: 11/13/2025, Certifier: John D Dempsey, Registrant: John D Dempsey, 4480 Nw 128th St, 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 in Opa-locka, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Opa-locka, FL - Value

2008 - 2011 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2008 - 2011 the average number of fire incidents per year is 82. The highest number of reported fires - 109 took place in 2008, and the least - 65 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Opa-locka, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (34.3%), and Structure Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Opa-locka, FL
    • 11334.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10531.9%Structure Fires
    • 9729.5%Outside Fires
    • 144.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Opa-locka, FL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Opa-locka, FL
  • 90.2%Electricity
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Opa-locka, FL
  • 93.7%Electricity
  • 4.5%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Utility gas


Opa-locka compared to Florida state average:

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

Opa-locka on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cuba (population 500+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 (33054) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #87 (33054) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries"
  • #99 (33054) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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