Opelousas, Louisiana 

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Population

16,480

-7.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.2%

Median Income

$21,373

Median Home Price

$109,300

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October, April and March are the most pleasant months in Opelousas, while July and August are the least comfortable months.


Opelousas, LA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County: St. Landry County
Metro Area: Opelousas Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Opelousas
Zip Codes: 70570


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Opelousas is 7.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Opelousas jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Opelousas's cost of living is 23.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Opelousas's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, St. Landry parish remained strongly Republican, 56.3% to 42.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Opelousas's population is 16,480 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 7.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Opelousas is Real Estate: $109,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%.

SCHOOLS
Opelousas public schools spend $8,783 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Opelousas. More Education



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Housing Market in Opelousas

It's a good time to buy in Opelousas. Home Appreciation is up 4.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Opelousas is $109,300.

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Reviews for Opelousas   2 Reviews
Follow-up to previous, After 18 months of living i - 1/21/2008
After living in Opelousas, for 18 months I'll respond to changes from my provous post. The 24 Hour liquior sales has been banned, except at the Evangeline Downs... Read More

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Nice City - 3/2/2007
Hello all I'm new to Opelousas, At first When i moved here I was like why did I move here, The Roads are horrible , Infrustructure needs lots of updating (Ex. Water... Read More


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70570

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