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Opal
  • Town in Virginia

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade C minus

editorial

Opal is a town in Virginia with a population of 690. Opal is in Fauquier County. Living in Opal offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Opal and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Opal are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$331,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,597
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in Opal

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$96,000
National
$62,843

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