Lee County

Opelika, AL: What you need to know

Looking to move to Opelika , AL? We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Opelika , AL real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Opelika , AL is located in Lee County . It has a population of 28,544, and we have a cool graph below that shows the city’s ethnic diversity, as well as other important facts and figures.

What about cost of living in Opelika , AL? The median income in Opelika , AL is $40,489 and the median home value is $153,500, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability. Opelika , AL is also the perfect place to break in your new shoes, due to its WalkScore ® of 16.7931.

 

Opelika, AL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 28,544
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $40,489
Median Home Price $153,500
Walkscore 17

Opelika, AL Demographics

Median Population in Opelika , AL

Median Age 36.9%
Age 18 Over 77%
Age 21 Over 73.7%
Age 62 Over 17.6%
Age 65 Over 14%

Race in Opelika , AL

  Ethnicity White 53.5%
  Ethnicity Black 38.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 5.6%
  Ethnicity Other 4.7%

Population By Gender in Opelika , AL

  Male 46%
  Female 54%

Language in Opelika , AL

  English Only 92.7%
  English Other 7.3%

Economics in Opelika , AL

  Median Household Income $40,489
  Median Home Price $153,500
  Homes Owned 40.8%
  Homes Rent 59.2%
  Median Property Rent $690

 
COMMUTE TIME: 19.6 MINUTES
in Opelika , AL

Commute Types in Opelika , AL

  Walked 0.5%
  Worked at Home 2.7%
  Public Transportation 0.1%
  Other Means 1.1%
  Drove Alone 86.9%
  Carpooled 8.6%

17/100
WALK SCORE
for Opelika , AL

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 16
In Opelika , AL

 
8.3% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Opelika , AL