Auburn-Opelika Metro Area, Alabama 

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Population

156,597

+16.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$43,641

Median Home Price

$191,200

United States / Alabama / Auburn-Opelika Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Auburn-Opelika Metro Area, Alabama

College town complex - East-central Alabama near Georgia border
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Historic interest
-Strong economy
Cons
-Hot, humid summers
-Growth and sprawl
-Crime rate

Local Listings in Auburn, AL
 $154,900 
827 Choctaw Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 3.0 | 1353 SqFt
 $154,900 
827 Choctaw Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 3.0 | 1353 SqFt
 $160,000 
636 Thorpe St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1853 SqFt
 $210,000 
2443 Churchill Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1422 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Auburn-Opelika Metro Area

Auburn, home to Auburn University, the largest in Alabama, is a typical small college town with an inviting campus and attractive historic buildings in a nicely laid out downtown. Standout features include high educational attainment and low unemployment. While the Cost of living Index is very attractive for a college town, home prices are relatively high for the region but still reasonable on a national scale. The economy was once driven by agriculture, primarily cotton, then the university.


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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Lee
Metro Area: Auburn-Opelika Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Auburn, Phenix City, 6 total
Zip Codes: 36830, 36801, 36832, 36870, 36804, 36877, 36874, 36849, 36852, 36879, 11 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 658 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Auburn-Opelika Metro Area is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Auburn-Opelika Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.65%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Auburn-Opelika Metro Area's cost of living is 1.60% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Auburn-Opelika Metro Area's Cost of Living

VOTING
The Auburn metro area voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Auburn-Opelika Metro Area's population is 156,597 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 15.99%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Auburn-Opelika Metro Area is $191,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.11%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Auburn-Opelika Metro Area

SCHOOLS
Auburn-Opelika Metro Area public schools spend $11,280 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Auburn-Opelika Metro Area. More Education


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Housing Market in Auburn-Opelika

It's a good time to buy in Auburn-Opelika. Home Appreciation is up 5.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Auburn-Opelika Real Estate or Find top agents in Auburn-Opelika

The median home price in Auburn-Opelika is $191,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN AUBURN-OPELIKA METRO AREA, ALABAMA
36830, 36801, 36832, 36870, 36804, 36877, 36874, 36849, 36852, 36879, 11 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN AUBURN AL
$154,900
827 Choctaw Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 3.0 |

$160,000
636 Thorpe St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$210,000
2443 Churchill Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$190,000
286 Ivy Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$172,000
110 Pear Tree Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$224,900
2187 Turnbury Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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