Opelika, AL 36804 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36804: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Opelika, AL 36804

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 217
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,914
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 426
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.658, Longitude -85.377
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36804 has segments in 4 Counties (Chambers, Lee, Macon, Russell).

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Opelika, AL 36804 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,421
Population in Households 18,408
Population in Familes 15,861
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 6,765
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 5,079
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,480 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,277 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,488 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 715 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $120,987
Average Home Value $177,700


Median Household Income $42,667
Average Household Income $57,249
Per Capita Income $21,038
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.72% 1.97%
Households 1.49% 1.8%
Families 1.44% 1.77%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Opelika, AL 36804 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36804 to the other 616 ZIP Codes 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 # 78 88th
Population Density1 # 249 60th
Diversity Index2 # 140 77th
Median Household Income # 204 67th
Per Capita Income # 265 57th

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