The unemployment rate in Opelousas is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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
October, April and March are the most pleasant months in Opelousas, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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St. Landry parish voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats
Opelousas's population is 16,480 people. Since 2010, 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 $109,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%. Check out the homes in the area
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