StatisticOppAlabamaNational
Population6,6354,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2809791
Median age42.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%40%43%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Opp is 189% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Opp is 9% higher than Alabama
  • In Opp 79.67% of the population is White
  • In Opp 18.63% of the population is Black
  • In Opp 0.24% of the population is Asian

Compare Opp, AL Demographics

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      Opp population breakdown by race

      RaceOppAlabamaNational
      White79.67%68.68%73.35%
      Black18.63%26.48%12.63%
      Asian0.24%1.25%5.22%
      American Indian0.72%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race0.74%1.76%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.28%4.75%
      In Opp, 1.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Opp age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Opp, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).