The city of Opa-locka, Florida is located in the Miami metropolitan area.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Opa-locka. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, like Amelia Earhart Park and Ingram Park, and they are very well-located, which makes them easy to access. Finally, as there are very few pedestrians, this city is relatively calm.
In Opa-locka, about 45% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. The median year of construction for buildings in this city is 1967. This part of the Miami metropolitan area is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even.
Residents will welcome that wherever their property is situated in Opa-locka, primary as well as high schools are close by. Property owners can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Concerning eating, home buyers in Opa-locka will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Opa-locka is very car friendly. Most houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, and parking is easy. On the other hand, the public transit service in this city is not very frequent. Nevertheless, home owners can count on the Opa-locka Station on the Tri-Rail. House owners are served by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Traveling by foot in this part of the Miami metropolitan areais not very common, although meeting daily needs is convenient by walking.