Opal Lincoln County, Wyoming

Opal: Town in Lincoln County, Wyoming, USA

About

Opal is a town located in the county of Lincoln in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Its population at the 2010 census was 96 and a population density of 94 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 109 inhabitants.

Opal Quick Facts

Population : 109 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wyoming (United States)
County : Lincoln County
Postal code : 83124
Phone Area Codes : 307
Area : 1.02 km2
Altitude : 6,670 feet / 2033 meters
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 10:28:26 (16th May 2022)
Density : 107 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.93% (2010-2020)
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Location of Opal on Wyoming map.
Lincoln County Wyoming Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Opal Highlighted 5657810 locator map image
Lincoln County Wyoming Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Opal Highlighted 5657810
Lincoln County Wyoming Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Opal Highlighted 5657810 locator map image

Geography

Opal is located at 41°46'9"N 110°19'34"W (41.7691200, -110.3260000).

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Demographics

The population of Opal increased by 11.93% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 96 - census
2011 95 -1.05% estimation process
2012 96 1.04% estimation process
2013 97 1.03% estimation process
2014 100 3% estimation process
2015 101 0.99% estimation process
2016 107 5.61% estimation process
2017 107 0% estimation process
2018 108 0.93% estimation process
2019 109 0.92% estimation process
2020 109 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,865
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,175
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 40.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 13,725
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,128
People under 5 years old, percentage : 11.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 39.9%
People over 65 (%) : 6.2%
Female persons, % : 47.9%
White only, percent : 95.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.9%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 13.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 83.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 345
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 84.5%

Opal zip code is 83124. County name: Lincoln, County fips: 56023

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $251,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,489
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $400
2015-2019 median gross rent : $997
2015-2019 Households : 3,010
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.88
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,702
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 35,970
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,718
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $72,171
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,077
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 661
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 326
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 139
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 35
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 610
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 636
2010 population per square mile : 878.5
2010 land area in square miles : 10.39
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $339,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,761
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $421
2015-2019 median gross rent : $948
2015-2019 Households : 8,712
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.62
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,441
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 32,674
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 37,416
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 169,076
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,978
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $99,597
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,271
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,559
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,107
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 877
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 120
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,359
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 143
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,175
2010 population per square mile : 2,611.4
2010 land area in square miles : 10.45

Post offices near Opal

Post Office Name City ZIP
Opal Post Office Opal (WY) 83124

Other cities in Lincoln County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lincoln County , WY.

City Name Population Title
Kemmerer 2,763 City in Wyoming, USA, seat of Lincoln County
Afton 2,071 Town in Wyoming, United States
Alpine 937 Town of the United States
Diamondville 766 Town in Lincoln County, Wyoming, United States
La Barge 574 Town of the United States
Cokeville 558 Town in Lincoln County, Wyoming, United States
Thayne 403 Town of the United States