Opp, AL


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Opp is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,658 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Opp is the 89th largest community in Alabama.

Unlike some cities, Opp isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Opp are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Opp is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Opp who work in office and administrative support (14.48%), sales jobs (10.73%), and management occupations (7.96%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Opp has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Opp has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Opp than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Opp may be for you.

Being a small city, Opp does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Opp with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.14% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Opp in 2010 was $19,375, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,500 for a family of four. However, Opp contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Opp is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Opp home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Opp residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Opp include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Welsh.

The most common language spoken in Opp is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Spanish.