From a total population of 23,220, Opelousas has a median age of 33.2. The average age of males, in Opelousas, is 31.5 while the average age of females is 35.9. When you compare this to median age of Louisiana, Opelousas is 2.8 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in Opelousas, is $13,948 while the average household income is $21,373. When comparing the median income of people living in Opelousas to the rest of Louisiana, the average income in Opelousas is $10,827 less.