Opelousas Homes & Real Estate
Browse the top Opelousas, LA homes for sale and real estate below. Opelousas is in St. Landry Parish and is a component of the greater Opelousas-Eunice Micropolitan Statistical Area. About 16,000 people live in Opelousas, and the city spans 7.5 square miles. For further information regarding Opelousas properties for sale, including prior sales history, price changes, property disclosures, and more, or to request a private home showing, connect with your LOCAL real estate experts today! Read more about Opelousas real estate.
Homes For Sale in Opelousas LA
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This page is updated with Opelousas home listings several times per day directly from the Opelousas, Louisiana MLS.
Each Opelousas MLS listing includes the property price, days on the market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other property details as entered by the listing agent in the MLS.
Review local Opelousas, LA property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools, and Opelousas community amenities, including parks and golf courses, will be listed.
Opelousas Real Estate Market
Opelousas has a variety of real estate options available. The city is known for having affordable options, but there are also luxury homes available for those who can afford them. The median price here is around $142,000, which equals about $90 per square foot. Opelousas also has a lot of empty lots to choose from, so homebuyers can build their own home if none of the established homes catch their eye. Since the previous year, home prices in Opelousas have risen about 7.5%.
Opelousas Community Amenities
As the self-proclaimed spice capital of the world, Opelousas has plenty of options for great food. They're known for Cajun food, Tony Chachere, a popular brand of spice mixes, sauces, and marinades, has its headquarters in the city.
Opelousas is known for its zydeco music, a genre of music that blends blues, R&B, and indigenous Creole music. Since 1982, Opelousas has put on the Original Southern Louisiana Zydeco Festival, which is usually held around Labor Day. Other yearly Opelousas events include the city's Mardi Gras celebration on Court St., the Christmas lighting of the Le Veux Village that takes place the first Friday of each December, and the Holy Ghost Creole Festival which takes place the first weekend of each November. The city also hosts a Gumbo Cook-off every January.
Opelousas Local Highlights
- Opelousas is a city full of southern charm with a quaint downtown, annual festivals, and photo-worthy historic buildings
- As the self-proclaimed spice capital of the world, Opelousas is known for its Creole and Cajun cooking
- Opelousas provides residents with the opportunity to have fun in the sun throughout the entire year thanks to its mild weather
- This city is within one hour of Baton Rouge and two hours of New Orleans, along with several other southern Louisiana attractions
- Opelousas is culturally rich, featuring several festivals and other social get-togethers throughout the year
Opelousas School Information
Though Opelousas is small, it has multiple public and private schools. The public schools are part of St. Landry Parish School Board, and some of the schools students can attend include Southwest Elementary School, Opelousas Junior High, and Northwest High School. There are also a few options for private schools, which include Opelousas Catholic School and New Home Christian Academy.
Opelousas has a little bit of something for everyone. From tasty gumbo to a wide array of local festivals, warm weather, and plenty more, homebuyers have good reason to put down roots in Opelousas.
Opelousas, LA Real Estate Agents
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