The unemployment rate in Opelika is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Opelika jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Opelika's cost of living is 11.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Lee county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 59.1% to 39.0%. More Voting Stats
Opelika's population is 29,372 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 13.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 18.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Opelika is Real Estate: $168,400
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.
Opelika public schools spend $17,229 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Opelika. More Education