Livability Score

60
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (4) F
Mama Mocha's
Coffee Shop
Side Track Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Wild Wing Cafe
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (2) F
Art Haus
Theatre Arts
AMC CLASSIC Tiger 13
Cinema
Food and Drink (30) F
O Town Ice Cream
Sweets
Resting Pulse
Bar
John Emerald Distilling Company
Bar
Red Clay Brewing Company
Bar
Sneak & Dawdle
Bar
Eighth & Rail
Bar
Unknown Name
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Hardee's
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
Dunkin' Donuts
Fast Food
Bojangles'
Fast Food
Hardee's
Fast Food
Arby's
Fast Food
Sonic
Fast Food
Whataburger
Fast Food
Zaxby's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Chick-fil-A
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Panda Express
Fast Food
Moe's Southwest Grill
Fast Food
Marble Slab Creamery
Sweets
Fitness (1) F
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Groceries (6) F
Cakeitecture Bakery
Bakery
Unknown Name
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Asian Supermarket
Grocery Store
Parks (20) A+
Miles Thomas Field
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Municipal Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Moore Stadium
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Railroad Avenue Historic District
Park
Bill Roberts Park
Park
Floral Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Geneva Street Historic District
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
West Ridge Park
Park
Shops (33) F
GRIFF
Clothing
Interior Enviornment Designs
Interior Decoration
Winston Smith T
Home Improvement
Shrugs College Bookstore
Books
Expressions Design Gallery
Furniture
Unknown Name
Mall
Circle K
Convenience Store
Dollar General
Discount Store
Dollar General
Discount Store
Lowe's
Home Improvement
Verizon
Electronics
Verizon
Electronics
The Home Depot
Home Improvement
PetSmart
Pets
Ross
Department Store
Sprint
Electronics
Best Buy
Electronics
Books-A-Million
Books
Hair Expo
Hairdresser
Petco
Pets
World Market
Interior Decoration
Shoe Station
Shoes
Diversity Salon
Beauty
Target
Department Store
Ulta Beauty
Beauty
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Opelika.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.0%
F
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cost of living A-

The cost of living in Opelika is 93/100 - which is 5% higher than Alabama.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
F
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crime F

Opelika crime rates are 3,549 per 100k, which is 65% higher than Alabama
Property Crime
2,740 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
809 crimes per 100k
F
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employment C-

The median income in Opelika is $50,488 - which is 13% higher than Alabama.
Med. Household Income
$50,488
F
Unemployment Rate
2.4%
A+
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health F

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (11)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
F
Opelika Fire Dept No. 4
Fire Station
Opelika Fire Department
Fire Station
East Alabama Medical Center
Hospital
Unknown Name
Fire Station
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
East Alabama Women's Clinic
Clinic
Medical Arts Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Opelika Dental Associates
Dentist
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Walmart Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Dark Chiropractic
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
B
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housing A

Opelika home prices are $153,400 - which is 19% higher than Alabama
Home Price
$153,400
C-
Home Appreciation Rate
N/A
C
Home Affordability
3x (home price to income ratio)
B+
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schools C-

The Opelika graduation rate is 79% - which is equal to Alabama
School Test Scores
49%
F
High School Grad. Rates
79%
D+
Elementary Schools (15) D-
Northside School
Opelika Middle School
Opelika Learning Center
Jeter Primary School
Morris Avenue Intermediate School
Auburn Classical Academy Inc.
Carver Primary School
East Alabama Medical Center
West Forest Intermediate School
Southview Primary School
The Chanticleer Learning Center
Lee Co Youth Detention Ctr
High Schools (4) F
Opelika Learning Center
Opelika High School
The Chanticleer Learning Center
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ratings B-

Opelika has an overall rating of 70% from 1 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
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B-
User Surveys (0)
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Opelika? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Miles Thomas Field
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Municipal Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Moore Stadium
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Art Haus
AMC CLASSIC Tiger 13

Food & Drink

O Town Ice Cream
Resting Pulse
John Emerald Distilling Company
Red Clay Brewing Company
Sneak & Dawdle
Eighth & Rail
Unknown Name
Subway

F Commute

Is public transit available in Opelika? Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Opelika.
Drive to Work
84%

8% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
1%

2% lower than the US average

D- Health & Safety

Is Opelika a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are some hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

East Alabama Medical Center

Pharmacies

Walgreens
CVS Pharmacy
Walmart Pharmacy
Medical Arts Pharmacy

Doctors

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