Opelousas Metro Area, Louisiana 

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Population

81,440

-0.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.2%

Median Income

$33,928

Median Home Price

$122,300

Median Age

36.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.0 / 7.8

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Opelousas Metro Area, Louisiana

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

State: Louisiana
County:
Metro Area: Opelousas Metro Area
City: Opelousas, Sunset, 12 total
Zip Codes: 70570, 70535, 70512, 70584, 70577, 70589, 71353, 70750, 71358, 71356, 13 total
Cost of Living: -20.8% lower


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Opelousas, La Housing Market
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Highlights

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

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Opelousas Metro Area's cost of living is 20.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Opelousas Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in the Opelousas metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Opelousas metro area remained strongly Republican, 56.3% to 42.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Opelousas Metro Area's population is 81,440 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.9%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Opelousas Metro Area is Real Estate: $122,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%.

SCHOOLS
Opelousas Metro Area public schools spend $8,784 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Opelousas Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Opelousas

It's a good time to buy in Opelousas. Home Appreciation is up 14.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Opelousas is $122,300.
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ZIP CODES IN OPELOUSAS METRO AREA, LOUISIANA
70570, 70535, 70512, 70584, 70577, 70589, 71353, 70750, 71358, 71356, 13 total

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