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Opelika, AL

Lee County, Alabama

Latitude: 32.647183     Longitude: -85.389404
Population 23,804 (2005)
Elevation of Opelika, Alabama: 822 feet
OPELIKA is located in LEE county, Alabama at latitude 32.647183 and longitude -85.389404 with an elevation of 822 feet. The population of OPELIKA is 23,804 as of the year 2005 with a population growth of 1.30% from the year 2000 through 2005. The most common zip code of OPELIKA is 36801.

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Population 2005: 23,804
Population 2004: 23,468
Population 2003: 23,598
Population 2002: 23,592
Population 2001: 23,652
Population 2000: 23,498 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 22,122 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 2000 to 2005: 1.30%
Population Growth 1990 to 2000: 6.22%

Population (2000 Census): 23,498
Male: 10,973 (46.70%)
Female: 12,525 (53.30%)

Median age: 34.10 years

Races, 2000 Census:
White: 54.46%
Black or African American: 42.89%
Hispanic or Latino: 1.07%
Asian: 0.93%
Two or more races: 0.68%
Other race: 0.27%
American Indian: 0.19%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.01%

Housing Units: 10,281 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 52.7722 square miles
Water Area: 0.6629 square miles

Most populous zip code: 36801



All zip codes:
36801, 36802, 36803, 36804
(zip codes with population are shown in bold)

Cities & Towns nearby Opelika

Auburn, AL 6.3mi WSW
Auburn University, AL 6.4mi WSW
Cusseta, AL 9.3mi NE
Waverly, AL 12.4mi WNW
Loachapoka, AL 12.4mi WSW
Salem, AL 12.6mi ESE
Huguley, AL 16mi NE
Valley, AL 16.7mi NE
Notasulga, AL 17.3mi WSW
La Fayette, AL 17.4mi N

2005 data is not available for the city but is available for the area. This data is shown below. The numbers in the 2005 data shown below may represent different geographical areas than the 2000 data shown above.


2005 Data for: Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

Population: 118,664
Male: 58,766 (49.52%)
Female: 59,898 (50.48%)

Median age: 29.00 years

Races, 2005 Data:
White: 72.21%
Black or African American: 22.99%
Asian: 1.89%
Hispanic or Latino: 1.64%
Two or more races: 1.27%
Other race: 0.61%
American Indian: 0.09%


Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 6,962 (5.87%)
5 to 9 years: 6,632 (5.59%)
10 to 14 years: 7,923 (6.68%)
15 to 19 years: 8,808 (7.42%)
20 to 24 years: 19,419 (16.36%)
25 to 34 years: 19,093 (16.09%)
35 to 44 years: 15,775 (13.29%)
45 to 54 years: 14,211 (11.98%)
55 to 59 years: 5,736 (4.83%)
60 to 64 years: 4,186 (3.53%)
65 to 74 years: 6,216 (5.24%)
75 to 84 years: 3,133 (2.64%)
85 years and over: 570 (0.48%)

Median age: 29.00 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 92,586 (78.02%)
21 years and over: 82,609 (69.62%)
62 years and over: 12,309 (10.37%)
65 years and over: 9,919 (8.36%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 92,586 (78.02%)
Male: 45,410 (49.05% of this group)
Female: 47,176 (50.95% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 9,919 (8.36%)
Male: 4,209 (42.43% of this group)
Female: 5,710 (57.57% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: 117,153 (98.73%)
Two or more Races: 1,511 (1.27%)
White: 85,692 (72.21%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 1,943 (1.64%)
Black or African American: 27,280 (22.99%)
Asian: 2,247 (1.89%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0 (0.00%)
American Indian and Alaska Native: 111 (0.09%)
Some other race: 729 (0.61%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 1,943 (1.64%)

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: 1,511 (1.27%)
White and Black or African American: 435 (0.37%)
White and American Indian and Alaska Native: 535 (0.45%)
White and Asian: 134 (0.11%)
Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native: 190 (0.16%)
Two races including Some other race: 53 (0.04%)
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races: 1,386 (1.17%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 118,664 (100.00%)
Householder: 50,346 (42.43%)
Spouse: 21,790 (18.36%)
Child: 27,751 (23.39%)
Other relatives: 7,145 (6.02%)
Nonrelatives: 11,632 (9.80%)
Unmarried partner: 1,763 (1.49%)
Total households: 50,793
Family households (families): 29,168 (57.43%)
With own children under 18 years: 14,437 (28.42%)
Married-couple families: 21,723 (42.77%)
With own children under 18 years: 10,063 (19.81%)
Male householder, no wife present: 1,960 (3.86%)
With own children under 18 years: 947 (1.86%)
Female householder, no husband present: 5,485 (10.80%)
With own children under 18 years: 3,427 (6.75%)
Nonfamily households: 21,625 (42.57%)
Householder living alone: 15,391 (30.30%)
65 years and over: 3,962 (7.80%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 16,541 (32.57%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 7,588 (14.94%)
Average household size : 2.34
Average family size: 2.94

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