Statewide Claims to Fame

Opp is 3rd in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Opp is 12th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Female residents

Opp is 14th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Opp Rank Alabama US
Current population (2012) 6,688 83rd 4,822,023 313,914,040
Size in square miles 23.7 44th 50,645.3 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 281.4 108th 94.4 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Opp Rank Alabama US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 53rd 6.3% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.7% 58th 23.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 20.8% 3rd 14.5% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Opp Rank Alabama US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 74.3% 102nd 81.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 14.6% 93rd 22.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Opp Rank Alabama US
Race - White 80.9% 33rd 70.0% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 16.7% 65th 26.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 25th 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.3% 101st 1.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 114th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.2% 75th 1.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 0.9% 109th 4.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 80.4% 28th 66.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Opp Rank Alabama US
Female residents 54.5% 12th 51.5% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 0.6% 103rd 3.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Opp Rank Alabama US
Housing units 3,162 88th 2,182,088 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 9.9% 87th 15.5% 25.9%
Households 2,655 86th 1,831,269 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 67.8% 55th 70.7% 66.1%
Home median value $71,200 112th $120,800 $186,200
People per household 2.5 68th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Opp Rank Alabama US
Income per capita $18,897 88th $23,483 $27,915
Income per household $27,125 109th $42,934 $52,762
Income below poverty line 28.3% 14th 17.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Opp Rank Alabama US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 602 85th 382,350 27,092,908
Retail sales $79,546 84th $57,344,851 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,009 75th $12,364 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $7,165 87th $6,426,342 $613,795,732

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