Opelika Demographics


  • Total Population29,372
  • Male Population(46.5 %) 13,655
  • Female Population(53.5 %) 15,717
  • Median Age37.70
There are currently 29,372 people living in Opelika. Out of the total population number, 13,655 are men and 15,717 are women. The median age for Opelika dwellers is 37.70.


  • White Collar10,710
  • Blue Collar2,782
There are currently 10,710 white-collar jobs and 2,782 blue-collar jobs in Opelika.


  • Total Households11,905
  • Family Households7,619
  • Non-family Households4,286
  • Households With Children3,656
  • Households Without Children8,249
  • Average People Per Household2.39
There are currently 11,905 households in Opelika. Out of this total, 7,619 are family households, 4,286 are non-family households, 3,656 are households with children and 8,249 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Opelika is 2.39.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School1,020
  • Some High School8,217
  • Some College6,216
  • Associate Degree1,632
  • Bachelors Degree3,521
  • Graduate Degree2,328
There are 1,020 people living in Opelika without a high school degree, 8,217 people with some high school degree and 6,216 people with a college degree. 1,632 people have an associate degree, 3,521 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 2,328 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married7,688
  • Married11,500
  • Separated580
  • Widowed1,685
  • Divorced2,972
7,688 of the people living in Opelika have never been married, while 11,500 are married and 580 are separated. A total of 1,685 people are widowed and 2,972 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$59,423
  • Median Household Income$44,527
  • Median Income Under 25$15,970
  • Median Income 25-44$40,925
  • Median Income 45-64$55,093
  • Median Income Over 65$36,051

The average household income for people living in Opelika is $59,423, while the median household income is $44,527. The median income in Opelika is $15,970 for those under 25, $40,925 for those aged 25 to 44, $55,093 for those aged 45 to 64, and $36,051 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.