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ZIP Code 36801

Zip code area 36801 in Opelika, Lee County, AL

  •   State: 
    Alabama
      Counties: 
    Lee County
    ,
    Chambers County
      Cities: 
    Opelika
      Counties all: 
    Lee | Chambers
      County FIPS: 
    01081 | 01017
      Area total: 
    79.278 sq mi
      Area land: 
    78.344 sq mi
      Area water: 
    0.934 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    1.171 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    32,6532
      Longitude: 
    -85,3901
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Auburn-Opelika AL
      Timezone: 
    Central Standard Time Zone (CST), UTC-6:00; Central Daylight Time (CDT), UTC-5:00
      Coordinates: 
    32.69174, -85.39719
      GMAP: 

    Alabama 36801, USA

  •   Population: 
    23,566 individuals
      Population density: 
    4,482.62 people per square miles
      Households: 
    5,09
      Unemployment rate: 
    4.1%
      Household income: 
    $50,224 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    10,640 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    8.4% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    0.8% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 36801 is a South ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town Opelika, Lee County, Alabama with a population estimated today at about 26.557 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 36801 is located. Opelika is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

  • Living in the postal code area 36801 of Opelika, Lee County, Alabama 47.8% of population who are male and 52.2% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of Opelika, Lee County 36801.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

Lee County

  •   State: 
    Alabama
      County: 
    Lee County
      Zips: 
    36865
    36803
    36849
    36831
    36879
    36852
    36874
    36849
    36877
    36870
    36804
    36832
    36801
    36830
      Coordinates: 
    32.60113634163782, -85.35556234251122
      Area total: 
    615.85 sq. mi., 1595.04 sq. km, 394142.72 acres
      Area land: 
    607.54 sq. mi., 1573.51 sq. km, 388823.68 acres
      Area water: 
    8.31 sq. mi., 21.53 sq. km, 5319.04 acres
      Established: 
    1866
      Capital seat: 

    Opelika
    Address: 215 S 9Th St
    County Courthouse
    Opelika, AL 36801-4919
    Governing Body: Commission with 6 board size
    Governing Authority: Dillon's Rule

  • Lee County, Alabama, United States

  •   Population: 
    174,241; Population change: 24.24% (2010 - 2020)
      Population density: 
    287 persons per square mile
      Household income: 
    $39,057
      Households: 
    55,673
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.20% per 75,564 county labor force
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.00%
      Income taxes: 
    5.00%
      GDP: 
    $5.27 B, gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Lee County's population of Alabama of 28,953 residents in 1930 has increased 6,02-fold to 174,241 residents after 90 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 50.37% female residents and 49.63% male residents live in as of 2020, 48.80% in Lee County, Alabama are married and the remaining 51.20% are single population.

    As of 2020, 48.80% in Lee County, Alabama are married and the remaining 51.20% are single population.

  •   Housing units: 
    74,856 residential units of which 91.81% share occupied residential units.

    21.9 minutes is the average time that residents in Lee County require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    84.30% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 10.79% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.54% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.84% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Lee County, Alabama 55.29% are owner-occupied homes, another 33.93% are rented apartments, and the remaining 10.78% are vacant.

  • The 33.33% of the population in Lee County, Alabama who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 59.330%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 39.570%) of those eligible to vote in Lee County, Alabama.

Opelika

  •   State: 
    Alabama
      County: 
    Lee County
      City: 
    Opelika
      County FIPS: 
    01081
      Coordinates: 
    32°38′43″N 85°22′42″W
      Area total: 
    62.16 sq mi
      Area land: 
    61.15 sq mi (158.39 km²)
      Area water: 
    1.01 sq mi (2.62 km²)
      Elevation: 
    807 ft (246 m)
      Established: 
    1854
  •   Latitude: 
    32,645
      Longitude: 
    -85,3737
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Auburn-Opelika, AL
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    36801
    36803
    36804
      GMAP: 

    Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, United States

  •   Population: 
    30,995
      Population density: 
    506.84 residents per square mile of area (195.69/km²)
      Household income: 
    $40,038
      Households: 
    10,297
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.00%
      Income taxes: 
    5.00%

Opelika (pronounced OH-p-LY-k) is a city in and the county seat of Lee County in the east-central part of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2020 census, the population of Opelika is 30,995, an increase of 17.1 percent from the 2010 Census where the population was 26,477. The city is located between the Hyundai-Kia automobile manufacturing facilities with the Kia Motors manufacturing plant about 18 miles (29 km) east on I-85. The East Alabama Medical Center paid around $119 million in salaries and benefits to more than 2,700 employees in 2009. Since 2004, the city has experienced revitalization in many segments of the economy, including commercial, residential and industrial activity. Golden State Foods Corp. announced its decision to build a meat processing facility in the state in February 2015. The company was established in 1947 and currently serves more than 125,000 restaurants from its 45 locations on five continents. In 2021, Cimarron Bottling will open a new $112 million production facility for a new manufacturing facility for large air-scale tanks for hydrogen tube trailers for urban mobility applications. It will be the first of its kind in the United States, and the second in the world. It is located in the Greater Columbus combined statistical area, a region home to 501,649 residents. The median income for a household in the city was $35,243, and a family was $47,864. The per capita income for the city is $18,023.

History

Opelika was first settled in 1832 by the U.S. government and the Creek Nation. It was chartered as a town on February 9, 1854, thanks to its rapid growth. In 1882, two factions claimed to rule the city government, one known as the "Bar room" headed by Mayor Dunbar, a saloon keeper. In 1899, the state legislature restored the city's charter. Opelika's largest employer is the East Alabama Medical Center, which paid around $119 million in salaries and benefits to more than 2,700 employees in 2009. The city is located on the Alabama-Mississippi border and was once part of the Cusseta Indian Territory. It is now part of Alabama's Mobile-Dakotah County, which is home to the University of Alabama at Gulf Shores and the Alabama Tech University. The town's name translates to "large swamp" or "creek" in Creek language. It has a population of around 3,000. The Opelikas live in an area that is roughly the size of the state of Alabama. The largest city in the state is Mobile, Alabama, which has around 4,000 residents. The population of the Opeliki area is about 2,000, with the majority of its residents living in the town of 1,500. The area is mostly white, with a few pockets of black and Hispanic populations. The majority of the town's residents are African-American, and most of its population is from the Creek tribe.

Demographics

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 30,995 people, 11,866 households, and 7,199 families residing in the city. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.9% are 65 or older. Residents with income under poverty levels are 23.1% of the population. The median income for a family was $47,864. The per capita income for the city is $18,023. According to 2009 Census estimates, the median income was $35,243. The city has a population of 30,000, with a population growth rate of 0.7%. The city is located in the eastern part of the U.S. state of New Hampshire. It is located on the New Hampshire Turnpike, which runs through the town of Bakersfield. The town's name is derived from the turnpike's name, "Bakersfield Road" (pronounced "Baker Road" or "Baker Road"). The city's population grew to 30,500 in the 1950s. The population has grown to 31,000 in the 2010 census. The 2010 census estimates were that the city had a population Growth Rate of 1.8%. The 2010 Census estimates were based on a populationgrowth rate of 2.1%. The median household income in the town was $ 35,243, and the median family income is $47.864. In the city, the per capita incomes is $ 18,023, and 31.1 per cent of the residents are below the poverty line.

Economy

Opelika is located between the Hyundai-Kia automobile manufacturing facilities with the Kia Motors manufacturing plant about 18 miles (29 km) east on I-85. Since January 2005, the City of Opelika has announced new industry investments and existing industry expansions totaling 1.5 billion and 4004 additional jobs. On February 17, 2015, Golden State Foods Corp, a diversified supplier to the quick-service restaurant and retail industries, announced its decision to build a state-of-the-art meat processing facility. In 2021 Hanwha Cimarron invested $130 million for a new manufacturing facility in Opelka, Alabama to supply large-scale tanks for hydrogen tube trailers for urban air mobility (UAM) and aerospace applications. Niagara Bottling will open a new $112 million production facility and hire 50 employees. Pharmavite, a manufacturer of vitamins, minerals, and other dietary supplements, has invested $151.9 million in capital. West Fraser Inc., one of the largest lumber manufacturers in the United States, with 45 facilities in the southern U.S. and Western Canada, offers substantiable forestry, high-efficiency wood products. With a total capital investment of $148.3 million, and an expansion announced in 2019 to construct a planner mill manufacturing capabilities will increase. In early 2006, the Economic Development Association of Alabama named Opelikas the top community in Alabama for business recruitment for the year 2005. The city earned its #1 status through its success in bringing in such companies as Baxter International, an Illinois-based company that manufactures life-sustaining medical products including dialyzers.

Culture and recreation

Opelika is home to the Robert Trent Jones Grand National golf course. The Opelika SportsPlex and Aquatics Center is a $32 million facility. In October 2021, the city will open a new public library. The city is also home to a state-of-the-art pickleball facility with 24 individually fenced regulation courts for tournament style play. In August 2005, the Auburn-Opelka Metropolitan Statistical Area was named by Golf Digest as the #1 area for golf in the United States. The Robert TrentJones Grand National has hosted a number of national tournaments, including the 1997 Nike Tour championship, the 1998 LPGA Tournament of Champions, and the 2000 NCAA Men's Division 1 National Championship. It also served as the tournament host for the first PGA Tour tournament in Alabama since 1990, the Barbasol Championship, held the same week as The Open Championship. The library is free and open to the public during the library's hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30-7:00, Friday-Saturday 8: 30-5:30, Closed Sundays. It is located at 27,000 square feet and includes study rooms, dedicated teen and children's spaces, as well as meeting spaces and several book collections. It will be the city's only public library until the end of the 20th century when it will be replaced by a new library building at the University of Alabama at Gulf Shores, which will be built at a cost of $20 million.

Government

Opelika is governed by a mayor-council government, with a mayor and a five-member city council. The mayor has complete executive power in the city, and can appoint and dismiss department heads at will. The City of Character program is made to recognize, emphasize and in some cases enforce good character throughout the community as well as mandate character training from CharacterFirst!. There are 49 character traits emphasized. These traits were designated by Bill Gothard. Current council members through 2024 are: George Allen, Erica Baker-Norris, Tim Aja, Eddie Smith, Todd Rauch, and Todd Curnow. The current mayor of Opelika, Gary Fuller, is elected at-large for a four-year term. It is the Council's duty to approve annual operating and capital budgets, which are recommended by the Mayor, and to appoint members to various boards and agencies of city government. The city council is made up of five members, chosen forFour-year terms each from one of five wards. The Mayor is chosen for four- year terms each for one-year stints. The Council is elected for four year stints for two-year periods for two years each. TheMayor is chosen to serve a two- year term for one year stint. The council is elected to serve four year terms for one two-term stint for one three-year period for one third-term term for the third-year position. The president of the council is chosen by the city council for a three year term, and the vice-president is selected by the mayor.

Education

Opelika is home to a branch of Southern Union State Community College. Auburn University is one of the area's largest employers with 4,830 full-time employees. Opelika City Schools is the public school system of the MSA. There are eight schools in the city, including a high school and an alternative learning center. The MSA is also home to the Alabama State Fair, the Alabama Museum of Natural History, and the Alabama National Museum of Agriculture and Sport. It is the only MSA in the state that does not have a state park. It also has the only two-year community college in Lee County, with enrollment of 2,718 in the academic division and 1,600 in the technical division. It has a Dental Clinic, a Mental Health Association day treatment classroom, the Choices Program for teen moms, and a D dental clinic. It was founded in 1856 and was the first college in the region. The town is located on the Alabama Turnpike, which was built in 1858. The turnpike was completed in 1859 and was named after the town's first mayor. The city has a post office, postmaster, postmistress, and postmaster's office. There is a public library, and an elementary and middle school, as well as a middle school and high school. The community college is located in the town of Lee County and has an enrollment of about 2,700. It offers academic, industrial, and health sciences training. It employs 72 full- time and 137 part-time students.

Transportation

Interstate 85 passes along the eastern and southern edges of Opelika. The last passenger train service was the Illinois Central Railroad's City of Miami (Chicago - Miami), having its final run in 1971. The nearest airport with commercial flights is Columbus Metropolitan Airport in Columbus, Georgia. Amtrak service is proposed under the American Jobs Plan for the city. The city is home to Auburn University Regional Airport, a general aviation airport, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Airport, which has a commercial airport. The town is located on Alabama State Route 29, U.S. Route 280 and U.N. Route 491. It is also home to Alabama State route 14, Alabama State Road 51 and Alabama StateRoute 51. It also has Alabama Stateroute 51, which runs along the city's southern edge. It has a population of 3,000, the lowest of any city in the state, according to the 2010 census. It was the site of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, which took place in World War I. The Alabama State Highway System was built in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The state's first post office opened in the early 19th century. It closed in the 1930s and was replaced by a post office in the mid-1930s. It reopened again in the 1950s and is still in operation today. The post office is located in the town's central business district, near the Alabama-Georgia state line. It's also near the town of Auburn, Alabama.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama = 83. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 73. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 100. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Opelika = 3.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 30,995 individuals with a median age of 35 age the population grows by 7.51% in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 506.84 residents per square mile of area (195.69/km²). There are average 2.41 people per household in the 10,297 households with an average household income of $40,038 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.80% of the available work force and has dropped -9.42% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 12.36%. The number of physicians in Opelika per 100,000 population = 147.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Opelika = 56 inches and the annual snowfall = 0.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 109. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 212. 90 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 31.4 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 31, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama which are owned by the occupant = 56.84%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 30 years with median home cost = $133,160 and home appreciation of -16.60%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $4.38 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,864 per student. There are 15 students for each teacher in the school, 331 students for each Librarian and 475 students for each Counselor. 6.94% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 12.91% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 9.10% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Opelika's population in Lee County, Alabama of 4,245 residents in 1900 has increased 7,3-fold to 30,995 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.36% female residents and 47.64% male residents live in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama.

    As of 2020 in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama are married and the remaining 45.01% are single population.

  • 18.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Opelika require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    83.12% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 12.04% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.42% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.98% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, 56.84% are owner-occupied homes, another 30.94% are rented apartments, and the remaining 12.22% are vacant.

  • The 33.33% of the population in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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