Auburn-Opelika Metro Area, Alabama 

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Population

156,597

+16.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$43,641

Median Home Price

$198,700

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. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the Auburn-Opelika metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
College-town amenities
Historic interest
Strong economy
Cons
Hot, humid summers
Growth and sprawl
Crime rate
 $499,000 
630 Wrights Mill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1725 SqFt
 $234,500 
916 Tacoma Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1840 SqFt
 $311,900 
324 Yukon Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2657 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
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

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Auburn-Opelika Metro Area is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Auburn-Opelika Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Auburn-Opelika Metro Area's cost of living is 6.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Auburn-Opelika Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the Auburn-Opelika metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 16.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Auburn-Opelika Metro Area is $198,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.9%. Check out the homes in the 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

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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
$499,000
630 Wrights Mill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$234,500
916 Tacoma Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$311,900
324 Yukon Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$279,000
1011 Starr Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$359,900
2656 Dunkirk Cir Unit 134
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$381,210
2416 Meadow Cove Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$359,187
1870 Waterfall Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 6

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