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City of Opelika Economic Development Department

City of Opelika

Opelika presents unparalleled opportunities for business, commercial, retail and industrial development, as well as an exceptional quality of life.

Among some of Alabama's fastest growing communities, Opelika is home to several world class companies such as: Baxter, Pharmavite, Mando, Hanwha, Golden State Foods, Afni, Wal-Mart and Jo-Ann Stores.

With a prime location along the Interstate-85 corridor and just a short 75 minute drive to Atlanta's Hartsfield- Jackson International Airport, Opelika provides excellent accessibility for transportation and logistical needs.

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City of Opelika Economic Development Department

Community Profile

Population

165,566 (Auburn-Opelika MSA, 2019)

GDP per Capita

29,173 $ (Auburn-Opelika MSA, 2018)

Workforce

80,479

Focus Industries

Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Data / IT, Food / Beverage Processing, Healthcare / Medical Devices / Life Sciences / Pharma

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City of Opelika Economic Development Department