opelika Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,070 6.9 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 5,481 35.3 % 32.8 %
Some College 4,027 25.9 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,971 19.1 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,988 12.8 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 12,787 82.3 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 4,040 26.0 % 26.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 27,956 - -
19 years old and under 7,019 25.1 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 9,176 32.8 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 7,655 27.4 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 4,106 14.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 24,511 94.8 % 84.8 %
Spanish 1,302 5.0 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 42 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 3,688 33.4 % 33.2 %
Married 5,061 45.8 % 50.6 %
Separated 358 3.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,935 17.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 12,854 - -
Occupied Housing Units 11,183 87.0 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,671 13.0 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 8,333 64.8 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 307 2.4 % 5.8 %
2-Units 708 5.5 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 242 1.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 704 5.5 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 509 4.0 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 327 2.5 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 1,724 13.4 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 2,362 18.4 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,620 12.6 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,986 15.5 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,409 11.0 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,472 11.5 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 933 7.3 % 13.1 %
Electric 6,338 49.3 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 30 0.2 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 4,590 35.7 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 183 1.4 % 4.2 %
Wood 15 0.1 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 7 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 20 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 14,600 53.0 % 75.7 %
African-American 11,388 41.3 % 13.1 %
Native American 22 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 362 1.3 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 1,183 4.3 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 39,506 53,657
Median Family Income 50,832 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 25,012 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 48.39 %
  • Temperature 61.85 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.85 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 16.1
    [CDD] 0.26
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.03 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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