Opelika SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

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Opelika, Alabama Info Snack

Opelika (pronounced |o pla k|) is a city in and the county seat of Lee County in the east central part of the State of Alabama. It is a principal city of the Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Area. According to the 2013 Census Estimate, the population of Opelika was 28,635. The Auburn-Opelika, AL MSA with a population of 150,933 which, along with the Columbus, Georgia metropolitan area and Macon County, Alabama, comprises the greater Greater Columbus, Georgia, a region home to 501,649 residents.
Population
29,030
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
21.7%
Median Home
$153,400
Median Income
$41,566
Median Rent
$701

Rankings for Opelika in Alabama

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1

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Population 200,303

2

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Population 30,535

3

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Population 60,318

Map Of Opelika, AL

Population over time in Opelika

Year Population % Change
2016 29,030 1.7%
2015 28,544 2.1%
2014 27,956 2.1%
2013 27,381 2.4%
2012 26,738 1.8%
2011 26,253 1.5%
2010 25,867 -

Crime in Opelika Per 100k

Crime Opelika AL USA
Violent Crime 732.3 532.3 386.3
Murder 23.2 8.4 5.3
Robbery 116.0 96.4 102.8
Aggravated Assault 533.5 388.2 248.5
Property Crime 4890.7 2947.8 2450.7
Burglary 772.0 700.5 468.9
Larceny 3837.0 2006.3 1745.0
Car Theft 281.6 241.1 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Opelika

White
51.1% (14,848)
African American
41.3% (11,977)
American Indian
0.0% (11)
Asian
1.9% (562)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (96)
Two Or More
1.8% (511)
Hispanic
3.5% (1,025)
Race Opelika AL USA
White 51.1% 66.2% 60.6%
African American 41.3% 26.4% 10.4%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 1.2% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.8% 1.6% 2.5%
Hispanic 3.5% 4.0% 17.3%

Household Income For Opelika, Alabama

Less than $10,000
12.2% (3,541)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (1,945)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.3% (3,860)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (3,222)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (4,093)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (4,906)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (3,309)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (2,728)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (812)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (580)
Income Opelika AL USA
Less than $10,000 12.2% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 6.8% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.3% 12.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 11.2% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 14.0% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 17.4% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 11.0% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 10.7% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 3.6% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 2.9% 5.7%

Gender in Opelika

Female
53.4% (15,492)
Male
46.6% (13,537)
Gender Opelika AL USA
Female 53.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Opelika for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.1% (1,483)
9-12th Grade
9.6% (2,779)
High School / GED
28.3% (8,228)
Some College
22.2% (6,440)
Associate's Degree
7.4% (2,138)
Bachelor's Degree
16.3% (4,727)
Master's Degree
8.4% (2,443)
Professional Degree
1.3% (379)
Doctorate Degree
1.4% (409)
Education Opelika AL USA
< 9th Grade 5.1% 5.0% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 9.6% 10.2% 7.4%
High School / GED 28.3% 31.0% 27.5%
Some College 22.2% 21.9% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.4% 7.9% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 16.3% 15.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 8.4% 6.4% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.3% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.4% 1.0% 1.3%

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