Average Rent In Louisiana For December 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-12-07
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What is the average rent in Louisiana?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Louisiana for December 2020 is $1,200. With an averge apartment size of 1,345 sqft, the average price per square foot in Louisiana is $0.892.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Louisiana rent costs -27.3% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Louisiana ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

Best Places To Live In Louisiana

How Does Louisiana Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticLAUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,200$1,650 -27.3%
Average $/sqft $0.892$1.135 -21.4%
M-o-M Change $0$0 nan%
Y-o-Y Change $0$5 -100.0%
M-o-M % Change 0.0%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 0.0%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Louisiana


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Louisiana increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Louisiana clocking in at $1,050, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,500 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,000 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $375/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Louisiana check out:

Month Over Month Louisiana Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Louisiana has experienced a $0 change in rent over the past month going from $1,200 to $1,200. That change comes out to 0.0%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Louisiana:

Year Over Year Louisiana Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Louisiana changed $0 from $1,200 to $1,200. A change of $0 means that rents changed 0.0% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Louisiana:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Louisiana

Youngsville, LA

Population: 11,950
Median Rent: $1,287
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Zachary, LA

Population: 16,879
Median Rent: $1,166
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Mandeville, LA

Population: 12,215
Median Rent: $1,135
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Harahan, LA

Population: 9,367
Median Rent: $1,102
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Slidell, LA

Population: 27,755
Median Rent: $1,060
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New Orleans, LA

Population: 388,182
Median Rent: $1,020
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Gonzales, LA

Population: 10,558
Median Rent: $1,019
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Kenner, LA

Population: 67,253
Median Rent: $1,010
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Bossier City, LA

Population: 67,511
Median Rent: $983
More on Bossier City: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Population: 13,694
Median Rent: $960
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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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