Opelousas, Louisiana 

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Population

16,591

9% Decline

Unemployment Rate

9.3%

Median Income

$21,373

Avg. Home Price

$94,300

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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County: St. Landry County
Metro Area: Opelousas Metro Area
City: Opelousas
Zip Codes: 70570


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Opelousas is 9.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Opelousas jobs have decreased by 1.58%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Opelousas's cost of living is 18.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Opelousas's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Opelousas's population is 16,591 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.60%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Opelousas is $94,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.14%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Opelousas

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Reviews for Opelousas    2 Reviews
Follow-up to previous, After 18 months of living i - 1/21/2008
After living in Opelousas, for 18 months I'll respond to changes from my provous post. The 24 Hour liquior sales has been banned, except at the Evangeline Downs... (Read More)

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Nice City - 3/2/2007
Hello all I'm new to Opelousas, At first When i moved here I was like why did I move here, The Roads are horrible , Infrustructure needs lots of updating (Ex. Water... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA
70570