Opa Locka's Livability
About Opa Locka, FL
Opa Locka, FL is located in Miami-dade County in the state of Florida.
The total City Population for Opa Locka is about 187,704 with about 1,056 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $141,400, which is roughly 32% lower than the Average Home Value of $207,987 for the state of Florida, and roughly 25% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $35,863, which is roughly 35% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,343 for the state of Florida, and roughly 38% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 3.44
Male Population Estimate: 47.8%
Female Population Estimate: 52.2%
Median Age: 34.82
Male Median Age: 33.2
Female Median Age: 36.4
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Opa Locka specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Miami-dade County: About 8.08821 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Miami-dade County: About 601.837 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Miami-dade County is about 51% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 52% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
The Unemployment Rate for Opa Locka is about 8.5%.
Florida is ranked #32 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 36.22 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 30.13
The average living wage for the state of Florida is $32.28/hr, while the states minimum wage is $8.65/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Florida a minimum wage score of 25.7 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $6.98/hr, which gives Florida a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 75.11 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Florida is $173.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 19.4 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Florida does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Florida does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Florida does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Florida does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Florida does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Florida does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Florida does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Florida does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Florida does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Florida does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Florida does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Florida does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Florida does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Florida does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ Florida does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Florida does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Florida does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Florida does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 33054, 33055 (2 Total Zip Codes)
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 4.2 ft.
Area Code(s): 305, 786