Opelika (zip 36804), Alabama 

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Population

17,485

+3.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$42,293

Median Home Price

$177,800

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Best Places to Live in Opelika (zip 36804), Alabama

College town complex - East-central Alabama near Georgia border. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the 36804 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Opelika, AL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Historic interest
Strong economy
Cons
Hot, humid summers
Growth and sprawl
Crime rate


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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Lee County
Metro Area: Auburn-Opelika Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Opelika
Zip Codes: Opelika (zip 36804)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 658 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Opelika (zip 36804) is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Opelika (zip 36804) jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Opelika (zip 36804)'s cost of living is 9.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Opelika (zip 36804)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Lee county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Opelika (zip 36804)'s population is 17,485 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Opelika (zip 36804) is Real Estate: $177,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

SCHOOLS
Opelika (zip 36804) public schools spend $9,026 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Opelika (zip 36804). More Education



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Housing Market in Opelika

It's a good time to buy in Opelika. Home Appreciation is up 7.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Opelika is $177,800.

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