Opelousas, LA Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,891 housing units in Opelousas.
This represents a 37.9% growth from 7,173 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 9,842 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 49 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Opelousas is about 53.7%.
Opelousas's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11%.
Average household size is 2.52 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Opelousas were built after 1966.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||1%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Median year structure was built||1964|
|Median Value of occupied units||$54,200|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$38,800|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.57|
|Median year structure was built||1970|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$268|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.20%|
|Home Equity Loan||1.70%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||15.7%|