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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Opelika is $148,300, which is higher than the state average of $123,800 and is lower than the national average of $175,700. The Opelika median house value has grown by 62.79% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Opelika is higher than the state average rate of 45.48% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Opelika was built is 1984, which is newer than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1981 and is newer than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 6,752 Owner Occupied Houses in Opelika, AL, #79
Opelika, AL
148,300 USD
Alabama
123,800 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #85
Opelika, AL
62.79%
Alabama
45.48%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Opelika, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units12,854, see rank, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units11,183, 87.00%, see rank84.09%87.55%
Owner Occupied6,752, 52.53%, see rank58.17%56.34%
Renter Occupied4,431, 34.47%, see rank25.93%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units1,671, 13.00%, see rank15.91%12.45%
For Rent373, 2.90%, see rank2.61%2.34%
For Sale Only299, 2.33%, see rank1.54%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied178, 1.38%, see rank1.25%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use233, 1.81%, see rank3.76%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.03%0.03%
Other Vacant588, 4.57%, see rank6.71%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #134
Opelika, ALAlabamaU.S.
198419811976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Opelika, AL%AlabamaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units6,752100%1,274,19674,787,460
With a Mortgage4,25463.00%, see rank58.96%65.58%
Without a Mortgage2,49837.00%, see rank41.04%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Opelika, AL
1,145 USD
Alabama
1,159 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsOpelika, AL%AlabamaU.S.
$299 or Less00.00%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $499942.21%, see rank2.96%1.59%
$500 to $6993849.03%, see rank9.57%5.01%
$700 to $9991,16727.43%, see rank24.89%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4991,51335.57%, see rank34.17%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99973917.37%, see rank16.11%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9992826.63%, see rank9.13%19.52%
$3,000 or More751.76%, see rank2.95%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Opelika, AL
21.00% of the Total Income
Alabama
21.70% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Opelika, AL%AlabamaU.S.
10% or Less3047.15%, see rank7.30%5.86%
10% to 20%1,70740.13%, see rank37.14%31.95%
20% to 30%89220.97%, see rank25.71%27.64%
30% to 40%55713.09%, see rank11.45%13.74%
40% or More76117.89%, see rank17.78%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Opelika, AL
373 USD
Alabama
349 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsOpelika, AL%AlabamaU.S.
$199 or Less25410.17%, see rank11.83%7.76%
$200 to $29958223.30%, see rank24.55%14.70%
$300 to $49995238.11%, see rank42.72%34.63%
$500 to $69943017.21%, see rank14.46%21.16%
$700 or More28011.21%, see rank6.44%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Opelika, AL
10.70% of the Total Income
Alabama
11.40% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Opelika, AL%AlabamaU.S.
10% or Less1,14946.00%, see rank43.66%40.19%
10% to 20%86734.71%, see rank30.25%31.47%
20% to 30%1897.57%, see rank11.03%12.24%
30% to 40%953.80%, see rank5.23%5.64%
40% or More1616.45%, see rank8.16%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Opelika, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units12,854, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
1-unit, Detached8,333, 64.83%, see rank68.53%61.65%
1-unit, Attached307, 2.39%, see rank1.66%5.82%
2 Units708, 5.51%, see rank2.09%3.75%
3 or 4 Units242, 1.88%, see rank2.93%4.43%
5 to 9 Units704, 5.48%, see rank4.20%4.78%
10 or More Units836, 6.50%, see rank6.84%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.1,724, 13.41%, see rank13.74%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Opelika, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units12,854, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
1 Room278, 2.16%, see rank1.12%1.95%
2 Rooms113, 0.88%, see rank1.17%2.48%
3 Rooms804, 6.25%, see rank5.77%9.13%
4 Rooms2,185, 17.00%, see rank15.10%16.60%
5 Rooms3,115, 24.23%, see rank23.28%20.41%
6 Rooms2,493, 19.39%, see rank20.97%18.06%
7 Rooms1,626, 12.65%, see rank13.59%12.27%
8 Rooms1,056, 8.22%, see rank8.86%8.48%
9 Rooms or More1,184, 9.21%, see rank10.13%10.60%
Median Rooms5.50, see rank5.705.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Opelika, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units12,854, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
No Bedroom278, 2.16%, see rank1.21%2.17%
1 Bedroom763, 5.94%, see rank6.20%11.16%
2 Bedrooms3,223, 25.07%, see rank23.92%26.69%
3 Bedrooms6,369, 49.55%, see rank49.95%39.70%
4 Bedrooms1,889, 14.70%, see rank15.40%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms332, 2.58%, see rank3.33%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Opelika, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units11,183, 100%1,842,174116,211,092
Utility Gas4,590, 41.04%, see rank29.16%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas183, 1.64%, see rank7.18%4.86%
Electricity6,338, 56.68%, see rank61.92%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.30, 0.27%, see rank0.21%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood15, 0.13%, see rank1.11%2.12%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.05%
Other Fuel7, 0.06%, see rank0.09%0.47%
No Fuel Used20, 0.18%, see rank0.31%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalOpelika, ALAlabamaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent4,155, 100%505,13639,201,928
$199 or Less57, 1.37%, see rank2.18%1.50%
$200 to $299209, 5.03%, see rank5.01%3.18%
$300 to $499715, 17.21%, see rank14.15%7.37%
$500 to $6991,225, 29.48%, see rank26.64%16.01%
$700 to $9991,387, 33.38%, see rank32.35%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,499521, 12.54%, see rank15.87%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99932, 0.77%, see rank2.54%9.79%
$2,000 or More9, 0.22%, see rank1.26%6.10%
Median$685, see rank$715$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Opelika, ALAlabamaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units11,183, 100%1,842,174116,211,092
No Vehicles Available1,175, 10.51%, see rank6.48%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available3,898, 34.86%, see rank32.94%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available4,412, 39.45%, see rank37.28%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available1,698, 15.18%, see rank23.30%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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