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Population (year 2000): 14,951. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,763 (+5.4% change)
Males: 6,897 (46.1%), Females: 8,054 (53.9%)

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Median resident age: 27.3 years
Median household income: $19,631 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Opa-locka:

  • Black (69.6%)
  • Hispanic (28.5%)
  • Other race (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (3.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: West Indian (7.2%), United States (3.1%), Subsaharan African (1.4%), English (1.0%).

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Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Opa-locka,

For population 25 years and over in Opa-locka

  • High school or higher: 52.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 17.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Opa-locka city

  • Never married: 43.8%
  • Now married: 32.5%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

24.1% Foreign born (23.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -406 (-2.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, FL (3.1 miles Carol pop. 59,443).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (4.1 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (1036.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: FL (1.6 miles Westview, North, FL (1.6 miles Opa-locka Park, FL (1.8 miles Bunche Lake, FL (2.7 miles Scott City, FL (3.1 miles Carol FL (3.1 miles Pinewood, Little River, FL West (3.2 miles Glades, FL (3.7 miles Golden


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $87,100
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2004: 173 buildings, average cost: $51,900
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $80,600

Latitude: 25.90 N, Longitude: 80.25 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.6%), Retail trade (13.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,361 (+29.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 367 (7.8%)

Average climate in Opa-locka, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Opa-locka,

Opa-locka-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1959, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 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 3 tornado 7.0 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Opa-locka:
  • HIALEAH HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; HIALEAH, FL)
  • PARKWAY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL)
  • PALM SPRINGS GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; HIALEAH, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Opa-locka:
  • MIAMI INTL (about 9 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 14 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 54 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Opa-locka:
  • OPA LOCKA (about 2 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: OPF)
  • NORTH PERRY (about 7 miles; HOLLYWOOD, FL; ID: HWO)
  • MIAMI (about 10 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: X48)

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:
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; MIAMI, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,780)
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 25,323)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 17 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 21 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (about 28 miles; CORAL GABLES, FL; FT enrollment: 13,050)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Opa-locka:
  • LAKE STEVENS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,530; Location: 18484 NW 48TH PLACE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SKYWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 750; Location: 4555 NW 206TH TERRACE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RAINBOW PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 616; Location: 15355 NW 19TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAKE STEVENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 559; Location: 5101 NW 183RD STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH GLADE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 527; Location: 5000 NW 177TH STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • N DADE CENTER FOR MODERN LANGUAGE (Students: 514; Location: 1840 NW 157TH STREET; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • NORTH COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 507; Location: 3250 NW 207TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • OPA-LOCKA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 498; Location: 600 AHMAD STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • GOLDEN GLADES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 443; Location: 16520 NW 28TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • PARKVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 17631 NW 20TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Opa-locka:
  • OPA-LOCKA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $22,950; Location: 215 N. PERVIS AVE; 39,899 books; 1,103 audio materials; 1,261 video materials; 83 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Commerce Spur Junction Railroad Station (A).

Churches in Opa-locka include: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (A), Saint Kevin Church (B), Iglesia de Cristo en Opa-Locka (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Baptist Church of Opa-Locka (E).

Parks in Opa-locka include: Segal Park (1), Sherbondy Park (2), Ingram Park (3), Jeb Estates Park (4), North Regional Park (5).


Opa-locka compared to Florida state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Opa-locka:
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, 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.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WPMF-LP (Channel 31; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)

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