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.