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Opp, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Opp is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Covington County at latitude 31.2844 and longitude -86.2574. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 338 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Opp, but most people and references simply refer to it as Opp, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for Opp indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Opp (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.93 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Opp: Hallton.

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Opp, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,598
Population in Households 6,438
Population in Familes 5,273
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 279
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 2,729
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,805
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,766 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 963 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 478 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $80,398
Average Home Value $99,363


Median Household Income $32,548
Average Household Income $43,475
Per Capita Income $18,058
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.22% -0.14%
Households -0.17% -0.17%
Families -0.23% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Opp, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Opp to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 91 84th
Population Density1 # 253 56th
Diversity Index2 # 290 50th
Median Household Income # 396 32nd
Per Capita Income # 361 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.