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Opelika, Alabama (AL): Economy and Business Data & Market Research
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Based on the data from 1997 / 2002 when the population of Opelika, Alabama was 24,369 / 23,596

Number of Establishments per 100,000 population

Number of Establishments - Opelika (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - 46, 2002 - 41 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 188, 2002 - 173, State average - 37)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - 45, 2002 - 38 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 184, 2002 - 161, State average - 32)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - 191, 2002 - 178 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 783, 2002 - 754, State average - 107)
  • D) Information: 2002 - 10 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 42, State average - 11)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - 23, 2002 - 25 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 94, 2002 - 105, State average - 23)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - 51, 2002 - 60 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 209, 2002 - 254, State average - 54)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - 35, 2002 - 36 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 143, 2002 - 152, State average - 21)
  • H) Educational services: 1997 - 2, 2002 - 2 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 8, 2002 - 8, State average - 5)
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - 78, 2002 - 110 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 320, 2002 - 466, State average - 58)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 1997 - 5, 2002 - 4 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 20, 2002 - 16, State average - 6)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - 61, 2002 - 53 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 250, 2002 - 224, State average - 41)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - 60, 2002 - 48 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 246, 2002 - 203, State average - 40)

Number of Employees per 100,000 population

Number of Employees - Opelika (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - 5,075, 2002 - 3,553 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 20,825, 2002 - 15,057, State average - 6,043)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - 502, 2002 - 531 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 2,059, 2002 - 2,250, State average - 1,073)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - 2,407, 2002 - 2,062 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 9,877, 2002 - 8,738, State average - 1,331)
  • D) Information: 2002 - 215 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 911, State average - 665)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - 83, 2002 - 150 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 340, 2002 - 635, State average - 238)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - 199, 2002 - 250-499 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 816, 2002 - 1,269, State average - 766)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - 1,219, 2002 - 1,941 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 5,002, 2002 - 8,225, State average - 1,472)
  • H) Educational services: 1997 - 0-19, 2002 - 0-19 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 31, 2002 - 32, State average - 145)
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - 1,127, 2002 - 3,889 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 4,624, 2002 - 16,481, State average - 2,777)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 1997 - 100-249, 2002 - 100-249 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 572, 2002 - 591, State average - 287)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - 1,027, 2002 - 1,022 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 4,214, 2002 - 4,331, State average - 1,194)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - 282, 2002 - 100-249 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 1,157, 2002 - 591, State average - 713)

Annual Payroll ($1,000) per 100,000 population

Annual Payroll ($1,000) - Opelika (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - $155,288, 2002 - $132,070 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $637,235, 2002 - $559,713, State average - $97,431)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - $12,340, 2002 - $14,478 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $50,638, 2002 - $61,357, State average - $24,989)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - $33,852, 2002 - $35,028 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $138,914, 2002 - $148,448, State average - $25,115)
  • D) Information: 2002 - $6,407 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - $27,152, State average - $27,584)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - $1,204, 2002 - $2,441 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $4,940, 2002 - $10,344, State average - $4,806)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - $3,911 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $16,049, State average - $33,789)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - $15,665, 2002 - $26,353 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $64,282, 2002 - $111,684, State average - $25,349)
  • H) Educational services: No data
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - $41,444, 2002 - $113,984 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $170,068, 2002 - $483,064, State average - $65,718)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: No data
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - $8,417, 2002 - $10,184 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $34,539, 2002 - $43,159, State average - $9,395)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - $4,284 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $17,579, State average - $9,166)

Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000) per 100,000 population

Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000) - Opelika (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - $929,647, 2002 - $714,182 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $3,814,875, 2002 - $3,026,707, State average - $627,205)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - $259,505, 2002 - $225,700 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $1,064,898, 2002 - $956,518, State average - $429,671)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - $367,441, 2002 - $407,540 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $1,507,821, 2002 - $1,727,157, State average - $267,822)
  • D) Information: No data
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - $6,666, 2002 - $12,861 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $27,354, 2002 - $54,505, State average - $23,850)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - $14,984 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $61,487, State average - $82,100)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - $24,971, 2002 - $56,731 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $102,470, 2002 - $240,426, State average - $47,629)
  • H) Educational services: No data
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - $82,679, 2002 - $288,045 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $339,279, 2002 - $1,220,736, State average - $164,856)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: No data
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - $30,210, 2002 - $38,551 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $123,968, 2002 - $163,379, State average - $33,174)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - $16,709 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $68,566, State average - $35,089)

Industry Description Number of Establishments
[1997 / 2002]
Number of Employees
[1997 / 2002]
Annual Payroll ($1,000)
[1997 / 2002]
Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000)
[1997 / 2002]
Manufacturing46 / 415,075 / 3,553$155,288 / $132,070$929,647 / $714,182
Textile mills5 / 31000-2499 / 500-999--
Plastics & rubber products manufacturing31000-2499--
Miscellaneous manufacturing3 / -500-999 / ---
Wholesale trade45 / 38502 / 531$12,340 / $14,478$259,505 / $225,700
Wholesale trade, durable goods27 / 21208 / 246$5,035 / $6,195$45,804 / $50,413
Wholesale trade, nondurable goods18 / 17294 / 285$7,305 / $8,283$213,701 / $175,287
Retail trade191 / 1782,407 / 2,062$33,852 / $35,028$367,441 / $407,540
Motor vehicle & parts dealers25 / 26260 / 346$6,226 / $8,056$100,603 / $122,793
Furniture & home furnishings stores18 / 17157 / 122$2,377 / $1,453$13,521 / $9,623
Electronics & appliance stores11 / 420-99 / 0-19--
Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers15332 / 230$5,417 / $4,361$53,214 / $46,274
Food & beverage stores14 / 11643 / 410$6,353 / $5,787$69,366 / $54,171
Health & personal care stores14 / 1520-99 / 101- / $1,509- / $16,183
Gasoline stations27 / 28152 / 142$1,871 / $1,737$26,714 / $40,633
Clothing & clothing accessories stores27 / 20178 / 100-249$1,914 / -$18,610 / -
Sporting goods, hobby, book & music stores5 / 20-19 / 20-99--
General merchandise stores8 / 7250-499--
Miscellaneous store retailers22 / 27100-249--
Nonstore retailers5 / 620-99 / 21- / $502- / $5,088
Information- / 10- / 215- / $6,407-
Broadcasting & telecommunications6 / -100-249 / ---
Telecommunications- / 7- / 20-99--
Real estate & rental & leasing23 / 2583 / 150$1,204 / $2,441$6,666 / $12,861
Real estate17 / 1620-99--
Rental & leasing services6 / 920-99--
Professional, scientific & technical services51 / 60199 / 250-499$3,911 / -$14,984 / -
Professional, scientific & technical services51 / 60199 / 250-499$3,911 / -$14,984 / -
Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service35 / 361,219 / 1,941$15,665 / $26,353$24,971 / $56,731
Administrative & support services31 / 301000-2499--
Waste management & remediation services4 / 6100-249--
Educational services20-19--
Educational services- / 2- / 0-19--
Health care & social assistance78 / 1101,127 / 3,889$41,444 / $113,984$82,679 / $288,045
Ambulatory health care services67 / 68748 / 1000-2499$35,331 / -$70,851 / -
Hospitals- / 1- / 1000-2499--
Nursing & residential care facilities3 / 16250-499 / 500-999--
Social assistance8 / 2520-99 / 250-499--
Arts, entertainment & recreation5 / 4100-249--
Amusement, gambling & recreation industries5 / 4100-249--
Accommodation & food services61 / 531,027 / 1,022$8,417 / $10,184$30,210 / $38,551
Accommodation10 / 9133 / 100$1,319 / $1,156$5,419 / $4,509
Foodservices & drinking places51 / 44894 / 922$7,098 / $9,028$24,791 / $34,042
Other services (except public administration)60 / 48282 / 100-249$4,284 / -$16,709 / -
Repair & maintenance39 / 22189 / 109$3,142 / $2,086$11,867 / $6,180
Personal & laundry services21 / 1593 / 20-99$1,142 / -$4,842 / -
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