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Opa-locka, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

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

$176,372
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,197 - $206,845

Opa-locka,FL index of house prices

Total population: 16,460 (Urban population: 15,245, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 6,501 (5,236 occupied: 1,605 owner occupied, 3,701 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

70%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,501 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $112,902.

Median contract rent in 2017: $790 (lower quartile is $200, upper quartile is $994)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,089


Median gross rent in Opa-locka, FL in 2017: $455

Housing units in Opa-locka with a mortgage: 1,014 (52 second mortgage, 18 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 590

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $48,806

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,546

Median monthly housing costs: $829


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Opa-locka, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,777
  • In family households: 14,651 (1,449 male householders, 2,007 female householders)
    1,134 spouses, 6,725 children (6,431 natural, 100 adopted, 192 stepchildren), 1,033 grandchildren, 139 brothers or sisters, 601 parents, 1,122 other relatives, 467 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,077 (753 male householders (609 living alone)), 1,026 female householders (951 living alone)), 299 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 67

Size of family households: 1,341 2-persons, 642 3-persons, 502 4-persons, 611 5-persons, 253 6-persons, 126 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,563 1-person, 197 2-persons, 15 4-persons.

1,136 married couples with children.
3,245 single-parent households (607 men, 2,638 women).

51.0% of residents of Opa-locka speak English at home.
41.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (30% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 46% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 6,163 (36.7%)
(47.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Opa-locka, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Opa-locka, Florida
  • 7no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 5362 bedrooms
  • 8223 bedrooms
  • 1784 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Opa-locka, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Opa-locka, Florida
  • 282no bedroom
  • 1,1761 bedroom
  • 1,5342 bedrooms
  • 3183 bedrooms
  • 2684 bedrooms
  • 1055+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Opa-locka in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Opa-locka in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 93no vehicle
  • 5861 vehicle
  • 7062 vehicles
  • 1693 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Opa-locka in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Opa-locka in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,221no vehicle
  • 1,8361 vehicle
  • 3502 vehicles
  • 1263 vehicles
  • 1374 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Opa-locka, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Opa-locka, Florida
  • 01 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 3654 rooms
  • 5615 rooms
  • 3436 rooms
  • 947 rooms
  • 858 rooms
  • 919+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Opa-locka, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Opa-locka, Florida
  • 2681 room
  • 4072 rooms
  • 7233 rooms
  • 8784 rooms
  • 8185 rooms
  • 1546 rooms
  • 3117 rooms
  • 1448 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Opa-locka, FL
  • Opa-locka, FL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Opa-locka, FL in 2017
  • 1,581Less than $10,000
  • 865$10,000 to $19,999
  • 582$20,000 to $29,999
  • 552$30,000 to $39,999
  • 446$40,000 to $49,999
  • 180$50,000 to $59,999
  • 196$60,000 to $74,999
  • 263$75,000 to $99,999
  • 125$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 58$150,000 to $199,999
  • 14$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Opa-locka, FL

  • Distribution of house value in Opa-locka, FL in 2017
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 40$40,000 to $49,999
  • 15$50,000 to $59,999
  • 59$60,000 to $69,999
  • 44$70,000 to $79,999
  • 85$80,000 to $89,999
  • 67$90,000 to $99,999
  • 227$100,000 to $124,999
  • 46$125,000 to $149,999
  • 64$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6$175,000 to $199,999
  • 87$200,000 to $249,999
  • 77$250,000 to $299,999
  • 45$500,000 to $749,999
  • 18$750,000 to $999,999
  • 5$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Opa-locka, FL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Opa-locka, FL in 2017
  • 193Less than $100
  • 230$100 to $149
  • 342$150 to $199
  • 147$200 to $249
  • 43$250 to $299
  • 76$300 to $349
  • 43$350 to $399
  • 35$400 to $449
  • 67$450 to $499
  • 94$500 to $549
  • 78$550 to $599
  • 100$600 to $649
  • 158$650 to $699
  • 170$700 to $749
  • 55$750 to $799
  • 224$800 to $899
  • 402$900 to $999
  • 146$1,000 to $1,249
  • 205$1,250 to $1,499
  • 57$1,500 to $1,999
  • 163No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.5%
Number of people working at home: 205 (3.8% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 0
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 228
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 683
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 521
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,169
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 46
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,137
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 119
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 370
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 365
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 264
  • 90 or more minutes: 45
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Opa-locka

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,273 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 814 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 142 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 24 (0%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 45 (1%)
  • Walked: 68 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 205 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 13.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 56.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 3.6%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Opa-locka, Florida
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Opa-locka, Florida
  • 1,8112010 or later
  • 1,6102000 to 2009
  • 1,4531990 to 1999
  • 1,2621980 to 1989
  • 5061970 to 1979
  • 828Before 1970
Ancestries in Opa-locka, FL

First ancestries reported:

  • Jamaican: 521 (3.9%)
  • Haitian: 372 (2.8%)
  • Bahamian: 209 (1.6%)
  • American: 195 (1.5%)
  • African: 183 (1.4%)
  • British West Indian: 43 (0.3%)
  • Arab: 16 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 14 (0.1%)
  • German: 8 (0.06%)
  • Slovak: 8 (0.06%)
  • Czech: 6 (0.05%)
  • Irish: 1 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Cuba
Opa-locka:

53.0% (3,264)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Dominican Republic
Opa-locka:

8.8% (540)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Jamaica
Opa-locka:

6.6% (405)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Nicaragua
Opa-locka:

5.2% (320)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Haiti
Opa-locka:

4.2% (259)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Honduras
Opa-locka:

3.5% (215)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Other Caribbean
Opa-locka:

3.3% (205)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Colombia
Opa-locka:

2.2% (133)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Peru
Opa-locka:

2.0% (122)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,114
  • Other state: 1,271
  • Northeast: 433
  • Midwest: 137
  • South: 693
  • West: 2

94.6% of Opa-locka residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 16.0% lived in Florida.


Opa-locka:

94.6%
State average:

84.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 87
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 97
  • 5th and 6th grade: 76
  • 7th and 8th grade: 149
  • 9th grade: 283
  • 10th grade: 77
  • 11th grade: 193
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 169
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,563
  • Less than 1 year of college: 246
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 481
  • Associate degree: 292
  • Bachelor's degree: 410
  • Master's degree: 82
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 176
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 85
  • 5th and 6th grade: 265
  • 7th and 8th grade: 126
  • 9th grade: 203
  • 10th grade: 106
  • 11th grade: 201
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 198
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,216
  • Less than 1 year of college: 272
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 842
  • Associate degree: 578
  • Bachelor's degree: 324
  • Master's degree: 18
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 12
Educational Attainment for Females
Opa-locka marital status for males
Opa-locka marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,658
  • One, attached: 505
  • Two: 111
  • 3 or 4: 585
  • 5 to 9: 278
  • 10 to 19: 1,018
  • 20 to 49: 533
  • 50 or more: 753
  • Mobile homes: 32

Median worth of mobile homes: $66,210

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 1.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Opa-locka
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

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 95
Here:

3.9%
Florida:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 41
Here:

6.8%
Florida:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 259
Here:

40.1%
Florida:

20.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability