Opelousas, Louisiana 

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Population

16,591

9% Decline

Unemployment Rate

9.3%

Median Income

$21,373

Avg. Home Price

$108,500

Best Places to Live in Opelousas, Louisiana

Local Listings in Opelousas, LA
 $105,000 
726 Paris St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1200 SqFt
 $105,000 
726 Paris St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1200 SqFt
 $99,500 
177 Ave Of The Acadians
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1400 SqFt
 $95,000 
1505 John Jacob St
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 1940 SqFt

QUICK FACTS

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


Highlights

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 17.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Opelousas's Cost of Living

VOTING
St. Landry parish voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Opelousas's population is 16,591 people. Since 2000, it has had a population decline 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 $108,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.66%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Opelousas

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

It's a good time to buy in Opelousas. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Opelousas Real Estate or Find top agents in Opelousas

The median home price in Opelousas is $108,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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

NEW LISTINGS IN OPELOUSAS LA
$105,000
726 Paris St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$99,500
177 Ave Of The Acadians
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$95,000
1505 John Jacob St
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$119,000
123 Michael St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$125,000
178 Salvador St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$114,900
257 Carl Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

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