Opelousas Metro Area, Louisiana 

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Population

83,580

-0.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.2%

United States / Louisiana / Opelousas Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes
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April, October and March are the most pleasant months in the Opelousas metro area, 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


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Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County:
Metro Area: Opelousas Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative

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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 22.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Opelousas Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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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 83,580 people. Since 2010, 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: $95,903. 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 4.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Opelousas is $95,903.

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MAPS OF OPELOUSAS METRO AREA, LOUISIANA
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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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