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Opp, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Opp had a population of 6,550 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Opp is located at latitude 31.2844 and longitude -86.2574 in Covington County. 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. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 338 feet.

The City of Opp (GNIS ID: 2404437) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Opp is located within Opp Division of Covington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Opp population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Opp: Hallton.

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Opp, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,550
Population in Households 6,390
Population in Familes 5,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 277
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 2,736
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,799
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,753 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 983 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 478 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $84,650
Average Home Value $114,139


Median Household Income $33,778
Average Household Income $46,287
Per Capita Income $19,682
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.21%
Households -0.08% -0.1%
Families -0.21% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 95 84th
Population Density1 # 256 56th
Diversity Index2 # 292 50th
Median Household Income # 399 31st
Per Capita Income # 320 45th

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