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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Opp is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Opp is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Opp who work in office and administrative support (13.01%), sales jobs (10.19%), and management occupations (7.80%).

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.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Opp spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.23 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

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

The rate of college-level education in Opp is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.99% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Opp in 2010 was $19,402, 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 $77,608 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, French , and Welsh.

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