Real Estate Market Update for 70570 (Opelousas, LA)
Map Information for 70570 (Opelousas, LA)
Area Information for 70570 (Opelousas, LA)
  • Population: 40,080
  • Median Age: 34.91 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 17.76 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 2
  • Sales Tax: 7.55%
  • Population Density: 231/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -10.46%
  • Closest Airport: Lafayette Regional
  • Closest College: St Charles College Seminary
  • Closest Jr. College: Acadiana Technical College-t H Harris
  • Median Household Income: $28,594
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 16.23%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.54 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $84,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New Orleans Zephyrs
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 35%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 70570 (Opelousas, LA)
Median Age: 34.91 Married: 26% Number of Households: 16,008 Households with Children: 5,812
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 70570 (Opelousas, LA)

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Southwest Elementary School 0.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 3
      Opelousas Junior High School 1.3 mi Public 7-8 1 0
      Park Vista Elementary School 1.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 3 4
      Opelousas Senior High School 1.6 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Grolee Elementary School 1.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2 4
      South Street Elementary School 1.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 0
      Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts 1.8 mi Public 7-12 3-5 4
      Opelousas Catholic School 2.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Northeast Elementary School 2.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 5
      North Elementary School 2.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 0
      Northwest High School 2.6 mi Public 9-12 2 5
      Westminster Christian Academy 3.6 mi Private K-12 0 5
      St. Landry Accelerated Transition School 3.6 mi Public 6-10 0 0
      Family Worship Christian Academy 3.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 3
      Plaisance Elementary School 7.4 mi Public 5-8 2-5 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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