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Latitude: 32.660739 Longitude: -85.37889


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Overview
Population:26,477
Pop. Change:11%
State: Alabama
Metro Area: Auburn-Opelika Metro Area
County: Lee County
City:Opelika
Zip Code:36801, 36804, ... 2 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Schools:See Local Schools

Opelika's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Opelika, Alabama

As of 2012, Opelika's population is 26,477 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.09 percent.

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The median home cost in Opelika is $108,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.59 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Opelika's cost of living is 6.50% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Opelika public schools spend $4,861 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 15 students per teacher in Opelika.

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The unemployment rate in Opelika is 6.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Opelika jobs have Increased by 2.58 percent.


Ranked #59 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #102 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #127 Best Green Cities
Ranked #192 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Opelika

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Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Opelika's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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