Oppelo, Arkansas

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Oppelo, Arkansas

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High Points

Oppelo strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 15% Oppelo People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 16% Oppelo Median Family Income
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Oppelo Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Oppelo, Arkansas

Comparing Oppelo to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Racial Diversity 4 3
Senior Citizens 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 7
Age of the Population 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 9
People in Middle Class or Better 5 9
People Above Poverty 4 8
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Short Commute Times 6 4
Public Transportation Use 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1

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Oppelo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles NW of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 153 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Conway
Standard Zip Codes 72110
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.101
Longitude -92.767

Oppelo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
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Oppelo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 725 100%
Male 369 50.9%
Female 356 49.1%
Under 18 206 28.4%
18+ 519 71.6%
65+ 92 12.7%
Median Age 32.5
Average Family Size 3.17
White 716 98.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.8%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 2.5%

Estimated Oppelo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 745
Growth 20
Growth % 2.8%

Oppelo Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 24.9%
Irish 19.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
German 15.4%
English 10%
French (except Basque) 6.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Swedish 1.3%
Italian 0.9%
Czech 0.9%
Welsh 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Dutch 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oppelo, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Dabney (72110)
Hickory Hill (72110)
Lanty (72110)
Lewisburg (72110)
Riverview (72110)
Sandtown (72110)
Wesley Chapel (72110)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oppelo 725 $41,667
Adona 187 $38,333
Houston 159 $33,750
Morrilton 6,550 $36,432
Perry 314 $32,500
Perryville 1,458 $38,229
Plumerville 854 $37,679
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