Opelika is located in east Alabama. Opelika is between the Lee, Chambers, Macon, Russell county. Opelika has 59.59 square miles of land area and 0.92 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Opelika population is 27,956, which has grown 18.97% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 8.33% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Opelika median household income is $39,506 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 18.29% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 27.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Opelika median house value is $148,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 62.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 45.48% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Opelika is close to the state average in quality. The Opelika area code is 334.