Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area AL Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 158,143
Population in Households 153,591
Population in Familes 114,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,552
Population Density1 260
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 62,094
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 37,123
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 69,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,747 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,347 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,237 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $163,237
Average Home Value $205,621


Median Household Income $41,466
Average Household Income $58,432
Per Capita Income $23,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.94% 2.02%
Households 1.76% 1.93%
Families 1.56% 1.81%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.