In 2017, Opelousas, LA had a population of 83.6k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $32,163. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Opelousas, LA declined from 83,699 to 83,580, a -0.142% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,424 to $32,163, a 2.35% increase.
The population of Opelousas, LA is 54.6% White Alone, 41% Black or African American Alone, and 2.01% Hispanic or Latino. 9.51% of the people in Opelousas, LA speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Opelousas, LA is $99,200, and the homeownership rate is 69.8%. Most people in Opelousas, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Opelousas, LA is 2 cars per household.