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   (County: St. Landry Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Opelousas City, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 908

5 to 9 years : 932

10 to 14 years : 816

15 to 17 years : 529

18 and 19 years : 222

20 years : 200

21 years : 106

22 to 24 years : 457

25 to 29 years : 709

30 to 34 years : 559

35 to 39 years : 505

40 to 44 years : 786

45 to 49 years : 633

50 to 54 years : 563

55 to 59 years : 503

60 and 61 years : 115

62 to 64 years : 184

65 and 66 years : 203

67 to 69 years : 280

70 to 74 years : 387

75 to 79 years : 180

80 to 84 years : 191

85 years and over : 160

Female:

Under 5 years : 1,155

5 to 9 years : 803

10 to 14 years : 854

15 to 17 years : 475

18 and 19 years : 332

20 years : 125

21 years : 332

22 to 24 years : 570

25 to 29 years : 793

30 to 34 years : 671

35 to 39 years : 603

40 to 44 years : 714

45 to 49 years : 949

50 to 54 years : 694

55 to 59 years : 851

60 and 61 years : 247

62 to 64 years : 351

65 and 66 years : 218

67 to 69 years : 364

70 to 74 years : 578

75 to 79 years : 307

80 to 84 years : 246

85 years and over : 560


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 20,284

Multiple ancestry : 1,118

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 24

Ancestry not reported : 1,494


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 22,410

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 107

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 168

Not a U.S. citizen : 235


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 2,063

5 to 17 years : 4,409

18 to 24 years : 2,344

25 to 34 years : 2,732

35 to 44 years : 2,608

45 to 54 years : 2,839

55 to 59 years : 1,354

60 and 61 years : 362

62 to 64 years : 535

65 to 74 years : 2,030

75 years and over : 1,644

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,889

5 to 17 years : 4,182

18 to 24 years : 2,145

25 to 34 years : 2,383

35 to 44 years : 2,354

45 to 54 years : 2,561

55 to 59 years : 1,150

60 and 61 years : 331

62 to 64 years : 507

65 to 74 years : 1,876

75 years and over : 1,564

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 57

5 to 17 years : 222

18 to 24 years : 152

25 to 34 years : 223

35 to 44 years : 154

45 to 54 years : 194

55 to 59 years : 196

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 28

65 to 74 years : 140

75 years and over : 71

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 78

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 39

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 31

25 to 34 years : 126

35 to 44 years : 100

45 to 54 years : 84

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 14

75 years and over : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 9,142

Female : 11,800

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 712

Female : 756

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 37

Female : 70

Foreign born:

Male : 237

Female : 166


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 4,481

Born in other state in the United States : 563

Native: born outside the United States : 102

Foreign born : 275


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 6,777

Now married, except separated : 4,236

Divorced : 1,809

Separated : 956

Widowed : 1,997

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 501

Now married, except separated : 517

Divorced : 157

Separated : 72

Widowed : 37

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 21

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 333

Divorced : 17

Separated : 0

Widowed : 14


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 19,137

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 34

Speak English less than "very well" : 207

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 872

Speak English less than "very well" : 464

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 49

Speak English less than "very well" : 20

German:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 40

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 11


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 13,032   (67.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 1,945   (10.0%)
  • United States Or American: 1,385   (7.1%)
  • German: 477   (2.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 465   (2.4%)
  • English: 420   (2.2%)
  • French Canadian: 410   (2.1%)
  • Irish: 365   (1.9%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 354   (1.8%)
  • Italian: 202   (1.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 88   (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 51   (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 46   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 38   (0.2%)
  • Polish: 31   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 26   (0.1%)
  • British: 19   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 16   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 15   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.0%)
  • Russian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Yugoslavian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Croatian: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Opelousas City, Louisiana is 22,920



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Opelousas City, Louisiana: 10,128
Female Population in Opelousas City, Louisiana: 12,792


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Opelousas City, Louisiana: 32.1
Median Female Resident Age in Opelousas City, Louisiana: 38.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Opelousas City, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

51.3

Male

47.8

Female

54.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.8

Male

27.4

Female

31.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

21.7

Male

21.5

Female

21.8

Asian


Both sexes

37.1

Male

34.5

Female

39.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

47.0

Male

0.0

Female

47.0

Other


Both sexes

28.9

Male

28.8

Female

30.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.5

Male

15.8

Female

24.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.3

Male

30.0

Female

30.6

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

51.7

Male

48.2

Female

55.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Opelousas City, Louisiana


  • White: 5,421
  • African American: 17,269
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 114
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 18
  • Two or More Races: 98



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Opelousas City, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Opelousas City, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 254   (4.24%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 212   (3.54%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 252   (4.21%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 536   (8.95%)
  • 9th Grade: 296   (4.94%)
  • 10th Grade: 353   (5.9%)
  • 11th Grade: 362   (6.05%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 373   (6.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,752   (29.26%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 228   (3.81%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 609   (10.17%)
  • Associate Degree: 113   (1.89%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 389   (6.5%)
  • Master's Degree: 156   (2.61%)
  • Professional School Degree: 75   (1.25%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 28   (0.47%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 288   (3.61%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 223   (2.8%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 471   (5.91%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 690   (8.65%)
  • 9th Grade: 331   (4.15%)
  • 10th Grade: 462   (5.79%)
  • 11th Grade: 408   (5.12%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 467   (5.86%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,306   (28.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 408   (5.12%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 816   (10.23%)
  • Associate Degree: 249   (3.12%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 546   (6.85%)
  • Master's Degree: 267   (3.35%)
  • Professional School Degree: 41   (0.51%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • Saint Landry Parish School Board


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 310, Opelousas, LA 70571, Phone: (337) 948-3657, Students: 15,637 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • Opelousas Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 730 South Market Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 942-4957, Students: 762 )

  • Park Vista Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 2059, Opelousas, LA 70571, Phone: (337) 942-7456, Students: 691 )

  • Grolee Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1540 West Grolee Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 942-3130, Students: 616 )

  • Northeast Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1125 Mamie Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 942-5390, Students: 508 )

  • South Street Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 1297, Opelousas, LA 70571, Phone: (337) 942-8127, Students: 481 )

  • North Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 840, Opelousas, LA 70571, Phone: (337) 942-2629, Students: 421 )

  • Southwest Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 430, Opelousas, LA 70571, Phone: (337) 942-9892, Students: 410 )

  • Plaisance Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 3264 Highway 167, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 826-3335, Students: 353 )

  • Creswell Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1218 East Leo Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 942-4892, Students: 323 )

  • St. Landry Accelerated Transition School


    ( Grades: 6-10, Location: 1100 East Leo Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 942-4716, Students: 281 )

  • Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts


    ( Grades: 7-9, Location: 1100 East Leo Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 942-4761, Students: 109 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • Opelousas Senior High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: P O Box 1269, Opelousas, LA 70571, Phone: (337) 942-5634, Students: 1,084 )

  • Northwest High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 3746 Highway 104, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 543-2255, Students: 433 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • Louisiana Technical College-t H Harris Campus


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 619; Location: 32 E South St, Opelousas, LA 70570, Web: http://www.ltc.edu )

  • Opelousas School Of Cosmetology Inc


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 10; Location: 29 E Vine St, Opelousas, LA 70570, )

Largest Schools (Private) In Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • Westminster Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 186 Westminster Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 948-8607, Students: 867 )

  • Opelousas Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 428 E Prudhomme Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 942-5404, Students: 725 )

  • Acadiana Preparatory School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1592 E Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, Phone: (337) 948-6551, Students: 207 )

  • Family Worship Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: Po Box 1463, Opelousas, LA 70571, Phone: (337) 942-1563, Students: 23 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • Opelousas-eunice Public Library


    212 East Grolee Street, Opelousas, LA 70570

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Opelousas City, Louisiana


  • Creole Heritage Folk Life Center


    818 W Bellevue St, Opelousas, LA 70570

  • Opelousas Museum And Interpretive Center


    315 N Main St, Opelousas, LA 70570
    http://www.opelousas.net

  • Opelousas Museum Of Art


    106 N Union St, Opelousas, LA 70570

  • Rural African American Museum Cultural Tourism Center


    3007 Highway 167, Opelousas, LA 70570

  • Zydeco Historical And Preservation Society Inc


    Po Box 2361, Opelousas, LA 70570

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Opelousas City, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Opelousas City, Louisiana.

Area Features of Opelousas City, Louisiana


Airport


(1) Med-south Heliport   (2) Pollingue Airport Historical   (3) St Landry Parish Airport-ahart Field  

Building


(1) Firemens Museum   (2) Jim Bowie Museum   (3) Maison Deville Nursing Home Of Opelousas   (4) Opelousas City Hall   (5) Opelousas Fire Chief S Office   (6) Opelousas Fire Department Main Station   (7) Opelousas Fire Department Station 1   (8) Opelousas Fire Department Station 2   (9) Opelousas Fire Department Station 3   (10) Opelousas Museum And Interpretive Center   (11) Opelousas Museum Of Art   (12) Opelousas Police Department   (13) Opelousas Public Library   (14) Opelousas Town Market   (15) Our Lady Of Prompt Succor Nursing Facility   (16) Rural African American Museum   (17) Saint Landry Parish Courthouse   (18) Saint Landry Parish Fire District 3 Station 1   (19) Saint Landry Parish Fire District 3 Station 5   (20) Saint Landry Parish Health Unit Opelousas Office   (21) Saint Landry Parish Office   (22) Saint Landry Parish Public Service Center   (23) Saint Landry Parish Sheriff S Office   (24) Senior Village Nursing Home   (25) Washington Town Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Bellevue Memorial Park   (2) Green Chapel Cemetery   (3) Montgomery-wilkins Cemetery   (4) Saint Landry Cemetery  

Church


(1) Believers For Christ Church   (2) Bellevue Street Baptist Church   (3) Calvary Baptist Church   (4) Cathedral Of Faith Church Of God In Christ   (5) Christian Life Center   (6) Church Of Christ   (7) Church Of The Lord Jesus Christ   (8) Community Chapel Church Of God   (9) Community Family Life Center   (10) Ebenezer Baptist Church   (11) Emmanuel Church Of God In Christ   (12) Episcopal Church Of The Epiphany   (13) First Apostolic Church   (14) First Baptist Church   (15) Fresh Anointing Ministries   (16) Greater Live Oak Baptist Church   (17) Greater Mount Calvary Baptist Church   (18) Greater New Hope Baptist Church   (19) Greater Saint James Missionary Baptist Church   (20) Holy Ghost Catholic Church   (21) Holy Trinity Catholic Church   (22) Hope Presbyterian Church   (23) Immaculate Conception Catholic Church   (24) Little Zion Baptist Church   (25) Louisiana Memorial United Methodist Church   (26) Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church   (27) Mount Hope Church   (28) Mount Olive Baptist Church   (29) Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church   (30) New Bethel Church   (31) Northside Church Of Christ   (32) Opelousas Bible Church   (33) Opelousas Family Worship Center   (34) Opelousas Lighthouse Mission   (35) Opelousas Pentecostal Church   (36) Our Lady Of Mercy Catholic Church   (37) Our Lady Queen Of Angels Catholic Church   (38) Saint Amy Baptist Church   (39) Saint James Missionary Baptist Church   (40) Saint John Baptist Church   (41) Saint Joseph Church   (42) Saint Landry Catholic Church   (43) Saint Luke Baptist Church   (44) Saint Marks Methodist Church   (45) Saint Marks United Methodist Church   (46) Saint Paul Baptist Church   (47) Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church   (48) Starlight Church   (49) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (50) True Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church   (51) Union Church   (52) Washington Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Opelousas   (2) Parish Governing Authority District 10   (3) Parish Governing Authority District 2   (4) Parish Governing Authority District 9   (5) Saint Landry Parish   (6) Town Of Washington   (7) Ward One  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 18   (2) Interchange 19  

Hospital


(1) General Hospital   (2) Oceans Behavioral Hospital Of Opelousas   (3) Opelousas General Health System Main Campus   (4) Opelousas General Health System South Campus   (5) Opelousas Mental Health Clinic   (6) Opelousas Sanitarium Historical   (7) Saint Landry Extended Care Hospital  

Locale


(1) Candy Street Wastewater Treatment Plant   (2) Evangeline Downs Racetrack   (3) Indian Hills Country Club   (4) Lawyers Row   (5) Opelousas Industrial Park   (6) Red Oaks Golf Club   (7) Saint Landry Plaza Shopping Center   (8) Vista Village Shopping Center   (9) Washington Wastewater Treatment Plant  

Oilfield


(1) Naka Gas Field   (2) North Vellin Oil Field   (3) Opelousas Oil And Gas Field   (4) Veltin Oil And Gas Field  

Park


(1) North Park   (2) Opelousas Historic District   (3) South Park  

Populated Place


(1) Belle Ridge Mobile Home Park   (2) Boscoville   (3) Cbs Mobile Home Park   (4) Gibbs   (5) Naka   (6) Notelyville   (7) Nuba   (8) Opelousas   (9) Plaisance   (10) Poplar Grove   (11) Prairie Laurent   (12) Veazie   (13) Veltin  

Post Office


(1) Opelousas Post Office   (2) Washington Post Office  

School


(1) Acadiana Preparatory Academy School   (2) Acadiana Preparatory Early Learning Center   (3) Cherry Street School   (4) Creswell Elementary School   (5) Family Worship Christian Academy School   (6) Grolee Elementary School   (7) Grotee School   (8) Holy Ghost School   (9) Louisiana Technical College T H Harris Campus   (10) Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts School   (11) North Elementary School   (12) Northeast Elementary School   (13) Opelousas Catholic Preschool   (14) Opelousas Catholic School   (15) Opelousas Developmental Center   (16) Opelousas Head Start School   (17) Opelousas Junior High School   (18) Opelousas Senior High School   (19) Park Vista Elementary School   (20) Plaisance Elementary School   (21) Plaisance High School   (22) Saint Landry Accelerated Transition School   (23) Saint Landry Adult Education School   (24) Saint Landry Pre-vocational Training Center   (25) Saint Paul Day Care Center   (26) South Saint School   (27) South Street Elementary School   (28) Southwest Elementary School   (29) Ware High School   (30) Washington Career And Technical Center School   (31) Washington Vocational Educational Center   (32) Westminster Christian Academy School  

Stream


(1) Bayou Callahan   (2) Bayou Del Puent   (3) Bayou Little Teche   (4) Bayou Sandy   (5) Bayou Tesson   (6) Bayou Yarbor   (7) Coulee Rouge   (8) Prairie Baasse Coulee  

Tower


(1) Knek-am Washington   (2) Knek-fm Washington   (3) Kogm-fm Opelousas   (4) Kslo-am Opelousas  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Opelousas City, Louisiana

70570 (pop. 43,336)


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Leonville Town, LA  (pop. 1,247) 7.3 Miles
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Grand Coteau Town, LA  (pop. 494) 7.9 Miles
Sunset Town, LA  (pop. 2,549) 8.3 Miles
Church Point Town, LA  (pop. 4,647) 11.6 Miles
Cankton Village, LA  (pop. 499) 12.5 Miles
Arnaudville Town, LA  (pop. 1,338) 12.6 Miles
District 6, LA  (pop. 2,519) 14.2 Miles
Chataignier Village, LA  (pop. 292) 14.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Opelousas City, Louisiana

337



Elevation in Opelousas City, Louisiana is 85.0 ft. (26.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Opelousas City, Louisiana

Lat: 30.528183 N        Long: -92.084406 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Opelousas City, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Opelousas City, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 437   (7.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 303   (5.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 197   (3.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 492   (8.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 660   (11.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 830   (13.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,124   (18.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 529   (8.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 227   (3.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 194   (3.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 116   (1.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 82   (1.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 327   (5.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 452   (7.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,008

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 649

In 3-person carpool : 47

In 4-person carpool : 38

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 6

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 15

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 25

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 79

Walked : 320

Other means : 21

Worked at home : 124


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 377

5 to 9 minutes : 1,597

10 to 14 minutes : 1,145

15 to 19 minutes : 397

20 to 24 minutes : 492

25 to 29 minutes : 215

30 to 34 minutes : 918

35 to 39 minutes : 361

40 to 44 minutes : 218

45 to 59 minutes : 143

60 to 89 minutes : 218

90 or more minutes : 127


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 3,002

No Social Security income : 5,171


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 1,250

No retirement income : 6,923


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 1,189

$10,000 to $14,999 : 584

$15,000 to $19,999 : 561

$20,000 to $24,999 : 337

$25,000 to $29,999 : 288

$30,000 to $34,999 : 308

$35,000 to $39,999 : 169

$40,000 to $44,999 : 231

$45,000 to $49,999 : 169

$50,000 to $59,999 : 401

$60,000 to $74,999 : 377

$75,000 to $99,999 : 338

$100,000 to $124,999 : 143

$125,000 to $149,999 : 96

$150,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 or more : 16


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $24,251


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • KVPI (1050 AM; 0.25 kW; Ville Platte, LA; Owner: Ville Platte Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KNEK (1190 AM; 0.25 kW; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5.0 kW; Lafayette, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Lafayette, LA; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Lafayette, Llc)
  • KSIG (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Crowley, LA; Owner: Acadia Broadcast Partners, Inc.)
  • KEUN (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Eunice, LA; Owner: Tri-parish Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KFXZ (1520 AM; 10.0 kW; Lafayette, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1.0 kW; Lafayette, LA; Owner: R & M Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • KNEK-FM (104.7 FM; Cankton, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KEUN-FM (105.5 FM; Eunice, LA; Owner: Tri-parish Broadcasting Incorporated)
  • KFXZ-FM (105.9 FM; Grand Coteau, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc)
  • KKSJ (106.3 FM; Rayne, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc)
  • KBEB-FM (106.7 FM; Branch, LA; Owner: Broadcast Partners, Inc.)
  • KOGM (107.1 FM; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KOGM (107.1 FM; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; Parks, LA; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Lafayette, Llc)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; Branch, LA; Owner: The University Of Louisiana At Lafayette)
  • KIKL (90.9 FM; Lafayette, LA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KCKR (91.9 FM; Carencro, LA; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • KVPI-FM (92.5 FM; Ville Platte, LA; Owner: Ville Platte Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; Church Point, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; Church Point, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; Parks, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; Parks, LA; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Lafayette, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; Branch, LA; Owner: Klfy, L.p.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; Church Point, LA; Owner: Comcorp Of Louisiana License Corp.)
  • KLWB (Channel 50; Carencro, LA; Owner: Wilderness Communications, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Opelousas City, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 625  (21.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 561  (18.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 340  (11.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 32  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 586  (19.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,053  (32.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,003  (30.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 978  (29.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 20  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 454 Farms In Opelousas City, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Opelousas City, Louisiana

St. Landry Bank And Trust Company - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1m
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 9

American Bank & Trust Company - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $493.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 12

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Washington State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $163.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 10

St Landry Homestead Federal Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $230.6k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Whitney Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $19.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 213

Iberiabank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $15.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 183

Midsouth Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 60

Liberty Bank And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $591.1k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 17

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Opelousas City, Louisiana

  • Lafayette Regional


    (about 23.1 miles in Lafayette, Louisiana; Airport Code: LFT)

  • Acadiana Reg


    (about 35.9 miles in Cade, Louisiana; Airport Code: ARA)

  • Acadiana Regional


    (about 36.0 miles in Cade, Louisiana; Airport Code: ARA)

  • Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field


    (about 55.6 miles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Airport Code: BTR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Opelousas City, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.47%

Carpooled

14.15%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.21%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.40%

Taxicab

0.86%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.91%

Walked

5.85%

Other Means

1.85%

Worked At Home

1.29%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Opelousas City, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,177

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 457

Female householder, no husband present : 2,599

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,653

Householder not living alone : 287


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 10

Male householder and female partner : 133

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 190

All other households : 7,840


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,734

Renter-occupied housing units : 443

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 214

Renter-occupied housing units : 243

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,044

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,555

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,199

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,741


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 2,426

$10,000 to $14,999 : 991

$15,000 to $19,999 : 884

$20,000 to $24,999 : 571

$25,000 to $29,999 : 471

$30,000 to $34,999 : 399

$35,000 to $39,999 : 255

$40,000 to $44,999 : 285

$45,000 to $49,999 : 184

$50,000 to $59,999 : 491

$60,000 to $74,999 : 406

$75,000 to $99,999 : 436

$100,000 to $124,999 : 223

$125,000 to $149,999 : 109

$150,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 or more : 16


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Total : 9,753


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Occupied : 8,173

Vacant : 1,580


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 131

Built 2000 to 2004 : 434

Built 1990 to 1999 : 835

Built 1980 to 1989 : 2,007

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,726

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,499

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,807

Built 1940 to 1949 : 500

Built 1939 or earlier : 814


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 5,071

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 66

Electricity : 2,981

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 18

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 37


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 202

$10,000 to $14,999 : 98

$15,000 to $19,999 : 116

$20,000 to $24,999 : 154

$25,000 to $29,999 : 69

$30,000 to $34,999 : 124

$35,000 to $39,999 : 89

$40,000 to $49,999 : 215

$50,000 to $59,999 : 201

$60,000 to $69,999 : 279

$70,000 to $79,999 : 348

$80,000 to $89,999 : 636

$90,000 to $99,999 : 250

$100,000 to $124,999 : 380

$125,000 to $149,999 : 354

$150,000 to $174,999 : 195

$175,000 to $199,999 : 228

$200,000 to $249,999 : 160

$250,000 to $299,999 : 84

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 72

Home equity loan only : 73

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,498

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,548


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Opelousas City, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : $32,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $70,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $83,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $84,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $92,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $79,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $86,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $71,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $78,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Opelousas City, Louisiana: 62.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Opelousas City, Louisiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 40%
  • Juvenile facilities : 2%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 34.91%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 23.09%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Opelousas City, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 196 196 $19,563,862
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

196 196 $19,563,862
2000        
  Single Family 191 191 $20,487,941
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

191 191 $20,487,941
2001        
  Single Family 174 174 $18,491,449
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

174 174 $18,491,449
2002        
  Single Family 151 151 $14,735,830
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 7 40 $1,500,000
  Total

158 191 $16,235,830
2003        
  Single Family 218 218 $24,678,341
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

218 218 $24,678,341
2004        
  Single Family 228 228 $25,686,076
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

228 228 $25,686,076
2005        
  Single Family 223 223 $31,991,074
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

223 223 $31,991,074
2006        
  Single Family 336 336 $51,297,988
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

336 336 $51,297,988


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Opelousas City, LA): $14,717
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Opelousas City): $50,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Opelousas City): $292
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Opelousas City, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 65.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.7%
Electricity: 31.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.2%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.8%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Opelousas City, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Opelousas City, Louisiana

Medsource Home Health


     Address: 105 N Main Street Suite 305, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/8/1980

United Home Care Services, Llc


     Address: 1535 W Main St, Ste 4, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/1/1992

Regional Home Care


     Address: 504 Jack Miller Road Suite 8, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/21/2003

Home Health Care 2000 - Lafaye


     Address: 1304 Bertrand Drive, Suite D-4, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/11/1992

First Option Home Health


     Address: 4906 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Bldg A, Ste 1, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/16/1992

Hospitals Close To Opelousas City, Louisiana

Opelousas General Health System


     Address: 539 East Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Doctors Hospital Of Opelousas


     Address: 3983 I 49 South Service Road, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Ville Platte Medical Center


     Address: 800 E Main, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Heart Hospital Of Lafayette


     Address: 1105 Kaliste Saloon Rd, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Lafayette General Surgical Hospital


     Address: 1000 W Pinhook Rd Suite 100, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Opelousas City, Louisiana

Senior Village Nursing Home


     Address: 2829 Ducharme Road, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 154
     Percent Occupied: 65%

Maison Deville Of Opelousas


     Address: 308 W. Grolee Street, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Our Lady Of Prompt Succor Nf


     Address: 954 E Prudhomme Lane, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Acadia St. Landry Guest House


     Address: 830 S. Broadway, Church Point, Louisiana 70525
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 119
     Percent Occupied: 78%

J. Michael Morrow Mem Nsg Home


     Address: 883 Main Street, Arnaudville, Louisiana 70512
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 149
     Percent Occupied: 85%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Opelousas City, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 46 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Opelousas City, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 3,390
    Disabled Workers: 1,345
    Widowers Workers: 1,050
    Spouses Workers: 605
    Children Workers: 1,110


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Opelousas City, Louisiana


Charges


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000
Housing & Community Development: $1,245,000
Parks & Recreation: $77,000
Sewerage: $1,893,000
All Other: $98,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $2,452,000
Electric Utilities: $2,190,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Housing & Community Development: $2,595,000
All Other: $80,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $111,000
Highways: $14,000
All Other: $408,000


Local Intergovernmental


All Other: $160,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $185,000
Fire Protection: $1,942,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $490,000
Central Staff Services: $821,000
Regular Highways: $1,624,000
Housing & Community Development: $2,823,000
Libraries: $191,000
Parking Facilities: $143,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,113,000
Police Protection: $3,509,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $145,000
Sewerage: $879,000
General - Other: $2,388,000
Water Utilities: $1,352,000
Electric Utilities: $607,000


Construction


Housing & Community Development: $1,230,000
Parks & Recreation: $76,000
Water Utilities: $30,000


Other Capital Outlay


Fire Protection: $83,000
Central Staff: $67,000
Housing & Community Development: $2,000
Parks & Recreation: $32,000
Police Protection: $93,000
Solid Waste Management: $243,000
Water Utilities: $84,000


General


Interest On Debt: $578,000



Ssistance And Subsidies Public Welfare, Federal : $10,000
Otal Salaries & Wages: $8,156,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,383,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,872,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $12,785,000


Tax


Property: $727,000
Total General Sales: $7,659,000
Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $38,000
Public Utilities: $1,060,000
Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $743,000
Other License: $139,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $21,000
Interest Earnings: $350,000
Rents: $11,000
Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
General Revenue, Nec: $246,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $364,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $13,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $9,251,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,274,000


(updated 2006)



St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.42%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.82%
  • Other 0.76%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Opelousas City, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to St. Landry Parish, LA

6.76 % of St. Landry Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $29,863

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

0.05 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $18,643

Louisiana Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to St. Landry Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Lafayette Parish , LA 1.49 % ($36,342 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 0.87 % ($23,739 AGI )
  • Evangeline Parish , LA 0.46 % ($27,379 AGI )

Relocation away from St. Landry Parish, LA

5.33 % of St. Landry Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,242

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from St. Landry Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Lafayette Parish , LA 1.51 % ($28,671 AGI )
  • Evangeline Parish , LA 0.39 % ($21,558 AGI )
  • Acadia Parish , LA 0.36 % ($27,474 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Opelousas City, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Opelousas City, Louisiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
06/04/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $250K --
01/01/1908, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/01/2005, 04:56 pm 0 0 $1K --
04/22/2005, 04:35 pm 0 0 $800K --
06/27/2004, 11:52 am 0 0 $15K --
11/18/2003, 04:15 am 0 0 $5K --
08/21/2003, 11:56 am 0 0 $5K --
12/24/2002, 01:09 am 0 0 $5K --
05/26/2002, 08:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/26/2001, 04:40 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/31/2000, 03:00 pm 0 0 $500K --
08/06/1998, 05:20 pm 0 0 $25K --
10/24/1997, 12:00 am 0 0 $250K --
06/13/1996, 05:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/01/1991, 12:30 pm 0 1 -- --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Opelousas City, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Opelousas City, Louisiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 2 6 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 26 12 36 12
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 15 17 15 29
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 64 101 89 175
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 41 48 50 75
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 176 286 298 454
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 186 242 209 193
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 799 1,442 1,246 1,168
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 370 352 334 275
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,590 2,097 1,992 1,664
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 931 970 864 899
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4,001 5,779 5,153 5,440
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 63 57 36 41
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 271 340 215 248
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1 3 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 6 18 12
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 62 77 70 75
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 341 345 309 304
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 202 211 190 190


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



Jails in Opelousas City, Louisiana


  • St. Landry Parish Jail


    111 South Market, Opelousas, LA 70571
    Confined: 222

  • Opelousas City Jail


    , Opelousas, LA 70571
    Confined: 24


(updated 2006)



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