Opal is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Opal Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fauquier County at latitude 38.621 and longitude -77.8. Fauquier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 446 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Opal Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Opal: Fayettesville.Photos of the local Opal, VA area
Also See: Bealeton, VA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||699|
|Population in Familes||624|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||3.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||237 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||186 (78.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||36 (15.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||15 ( 6.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$372,340|
|Average Home Value||$435,904|
|Median Household Income||$120,422|
|Average Household Income||$145,562|
|Per Capita Income||$50,765|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||4.94%|
|Per Capita Income||3.87%|
The table below compares Opal to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 410||31st|
|Population Density1||# 474||20th|
|Diversity Index2||# 362||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 47||92nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 57||91st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.