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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 224
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,628
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 448
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,180

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Opelika, AL 36804 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,690
Population in Households 18,675
Population in Familes 15,892
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 104
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $47,843
Average Household Income $62,860
Per Capita Income $23,498


Total Housing Units 7,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,155 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,827 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 756 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $137,315
Average Home Value $192,701


Total Households 6,982
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 5,145
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.31% 1.3%
Households 1.41% 1.34%
Families 1.15% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Opelika, AL 36804 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36804 to the other 613 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 87th
Population Density # 242 61st
Diversity Index # 157 75th
Median Household Income # 183 70th
Per Capita Income # 228 63rd

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