Opelousas Real Estate Market Overview

Could Opelousas, LA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Opelousas. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Opelousas such as Su...nset and Carencro. When you’re ready, Trulia has 157 resale and new homes in Opelousas lined up for you, including 1 open house, and 28 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$163,952

Average Listing Price

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157

Homes For Sale

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$825

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Opelousas show a 3% week-over-week rise in average listing price and a -10% drop in median rent per month.


Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Opelousas can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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216

Counts of Arrest

120

Counts of Theft

99

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Opelousas

There are 13 schools in Opelousas.

Elementary Schools
4

Grolee Elementary School

Public, PK - 6

3

Northeast Elementary School

Public, PK - 6

3

Southwest Elementary School

Public, PK - 6

Middle Schools
7

Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts

Public, 7 - 12

5

Plaisance Elementary School

Public, 5 - 8

2

Opelousas Junior High School

Public, 7 - 8

High Schools
7

Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts

Public, 7 - 12

4

Northwest High School

Public, 9 - 12

4

Opelousas Senior High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Opelousas by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
30%
Single residents
Home owners
76%
Home owners
Median age
37
Median age
Household income
$35,444
Median household income
College educated
15%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Opelousas commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
97% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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