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%).

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Opp is worth considering.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.23 minutes getting to work every day.

As is often the case in a small city, Opp doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

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 11.99% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or 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.