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
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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
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In the last Presidential election, the Opelousas metro area remained strongly Republican, 56.3% to 42.2%. More Voting Stats
Opelousas Metro Area's population is 82,999 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 26.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Opelousas Metro Area is $125,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.8%.
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