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
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, St. Landry parish remained strongly Republican, 56.3% to 42.2%. More Voting Stats
Opelousas's population is 15,562 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 7.3%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 18.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Opelousas is Real Estate: $123,300
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%.
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