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Income/capita 37%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 32%
IndexOppAlabamaNational
Income per capita$18,674$24,736$29,829
Median household income$32,923$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,474$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,946$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$30,586$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$17,949$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level26.2%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Opp is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Opp is 40% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Opp is 32% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Opp is 73% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,946$32,923$65,846
      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Opp median earnings by income bracket

      Opp employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.1%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector18.7%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services19.6%13.9%
      Public administration8.0%7.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.2%4.9%
      Education, health & social services9.6%31.7%
      Other16.4%28.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gantt, AL188$49,37511%
      Libertyville, AL133$43,75021%
      Horn Hill, AL279$37,50032%
      Sanford, AL218$37,25033%
      Heath, AL306$37,25033%
      Opp, AL6,635$32,92340%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Montevallo, AL6,633$38,47230%
      Alta Sierra, CA6,639$64,86017%
      Welcome, SC6,629$33,32640%
      Belfast, ME6,641$40,62527%
      Homeland, CA6,628$35,90635%
      Opp, AL6,635$32,92340%
      Source: The Opp, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).