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Opelousas, LA Real Estate

Opelousas, Louisiana is located in St. Landry Parish. Nearby cities and towns include Lawtell, Washington, Leonville, Grand Coteau, Port Barre, Sunset, Church Point, Arnaudville, Cankton, Chataignier, Carencro, Ville Platte, Palmetto, Branch, Ossun, Cecilia, Krotz Springs, Scott, Breaux Bridge, Eunice, Mamou, Duson, Lafayette, Henderson, Reddell, Rayne, and Melville. Opelousas is a suburban community with a population of 16,466. The median household income is $19,313. In Opelousas, 31% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 36% of the households. Half the population of Opelousas commutes 14 minutes or less to work, with 65% of residents holding white collar jobs and 35% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Opelousas, LA is 34 years, with 48% of those homes owned, 47% rented, and 5% not occupied.

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Opelousas offers a range of educational opportunities with 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 2 high schools.

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Opelousas, LA Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Opelousas, LA
  • 69% Single
  • 31% Married
  • 55% Single
  • 45% Married

Male VS. Female

Opelousas, LA
  • 54% Female
  • 46% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Opelousas, LA

  • 37
  • 38
  • Opelousas, LA
  • Louisiana

Average Age of Homes in Opelousas, LA

  • 34
  • 28
  • Opelousas, LA
  • Louisiana

Vacant Homes in Opelousas, LA

  • 5%
  • 10%
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  • Louisiana

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $28,727
  • $61,025
  • Opelousas, LA
  • Louisiana

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Opelousas, LA
  • 48% Owned
  • 47% Rented
  • 60% Owned
  • 31% Rented