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There are 973 USDA backed residential loans in Saint Landry parish with an average loan balance of $108,270. Over 84% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 38 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $113,465. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,603 SqFt.

The size of Saint Landry Parish is roughly 2,431 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this parish. The influence score for Saint Landry Parish is 2. Look below for the interactive parish level map illustration below for more details.

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*Arnaudville   •   Barbreck   •   Bat   •   Bayou Current   •   Bayou Jack   •   Beggs   •   Big Cane   •   Bolden   •   Boscoville   •   Bristol   •   *Cankton   •   Chiasson   •   Courtableau   •   Danks   •   Darbonne   •   Dubuisson   •   Elba   •   *Eunice   •   Faubourg   •   Frozard   •   Garland   •   Gibbs   •   Goodwood   •   *Grand Coteau   •   Grand Prairie   •   Hazelwood   •   *Krotz Springs   •   *Lawtell   •   Le Moyen   •   Lebeau   •   Ledoux   •   *Leonville   •   *Melville   •   Morrow   •   Naka   •   Neita   •   Notelyville   •   Nuba   •   *Opelousas   •   *Palmetto   •   Pecaniere   •   Petetin   •   Plaisance   •   Pointe Claire   •   *Port Barre   •   Prairie Laurent   •   Prairie Ronde   •   Rideau Settlement   •   Rosa   •   Sambo   •   Shuteston   •   Soileau   •   *Sunset   •   Swayze Lake   •   Swords   •   Taterville   •   Veazie   •   Veltin   •   *Washington   •   Waxia   •   Whiteville   •   Woodside

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Saint Landry Parish.

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Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana
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Saint Landry Parish, located in the great state of Louisiana, was established on April 10, 1805, following the signing of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Named after St. Landry, the Bishop of Paris, it is one of the original 19 parishes created during the territorial period following the purchase.

Originally inhabited by the Atakapa and Appalousa Native American tribes, the area saw an influx of French and Spanish settlers in the 18th century. The European settlers intermingled with the native tribes, leading to the birth of a unique Creole culture featuring a blend of the various ethnicities. The early economy of the parish was based on agriculture, including cotton, sugar, and rice plantations, aided by the rich alluvial soil and slightly rolling hills.

Opelousas, the largest city in Saint Landry Parish, is often referred to as the "spice capital of the world." Its strategic location between New Orleans and Natchitoches made it an important trading outpost. Opelousas later became the home of the Civil War Governor of Louisiana, Thomas Overton Moore, making it the temporary capital of Confederate Louisiana.

A fun fact about Saint Landry Parish is that it is the birthplace of Zydeco music, a genre of music that fuses Cajun, African-American blues, and rhythm & blues. It originated in the early 20th century and derived from the phrase "Les haricots ne sont pas sales," which meant "the snap beans are not salty" in French. The phrase was an analogy for difficult times when people could not afford salted meat for their meals, and the music became a means of expression and cultural celebration amidst hardship. The Zydeco music scene is still alive and well in Saint Landry Parish, along with its diverse culinary, artistic, and cultural offerings.

Overall, Saint Landry Parish is a region brimming with history and culture, offering a unique glimpse into Louisiana's rich heritage.

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