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Living In Opelika, AL

Opelika is a town in Alabama with approximately 29,000 residents. The city's residents, at an average age of just over 38, are younger than most cities in Alabama. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 60% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $704 per month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Alabama. Over the course of a year, renters in Opelika will save around $1,200 compared to the state average.

Averaging about 20 minutes, the commute time for Opelika residents is quicker than the state average of about 25 minutes. Driving is the most common means of commuting to work, opted for by 43% of residents, while public transportation is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

There are five primary industries in Opelika: healthcare, education, manufacturing, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 33% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the city. Opelika workers earn an average annual income of around $55,000, around $6,000 less than those elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Opelika has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the Alabama average, as 7% have earned a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Further, 11% have earned a Bachelor's degree.

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