Louisiana Affordable Communities to Rent

Legend for Rent/Income ratios
*Low Vacancy 28% or less 29-30% 31‑32% 33‑34% 35% or more

2020 Median Rent to Income by Communities in Louisiana

We have organized the results by most affordable communities regardless of size. You can compare the cost of living along with availability of housing and employment in each community. Conditions may change in the economy and housing market of a local community since the census data we use is from the latest five year community survey from 2020. Use the information for ideas on where to look and investigate further for communities in Louisiana that maybe of interest to you. We are showing you monthly figures for median rent to renters median household income.
*We do not display counties where the vacancy rate is below 1.5% or in very few cases where renter household income is not available.

2020 United States Median Rent

LocationMonthly RentHousehold IncomeRent / IncomeVacancy**2020 Unemployment
United States$1,096$3,51231.2%5.8%8.1%
Source: US Census Bureau - ACS 5 Yr 2020
**Bureau of Labor Statistics - Annual Unemployment Average for 2020

2020 Louisiana Median Rent

LocationMonthly RentHousehold IncomeRent / IncomeVacancy**2020 Unemployment
Louisiana$876$2,42236.2%8.6%8.7%
Source: US Census Bureau - ACS 5 Yr 2020
**Bureau of Labor Statistics - Annual Unemployment Average for 2020

Communities in Louisiana

RankStateCountyPopulation Monthly RentHousehold
Income
Rent /
Income
Vacancy**2020
Unemployment
1LASt. Helena10,227$706$3,09522.8%5.9%11.5%
2LAIberville32,626$748$3,13123.9%7.6%9.8%
3LAJackson15,822$575$2,30225.0%5.4%5.3%
4LAAllen25,572$664$2,52326.3%9.0%9.2%
5LAWest Baton Rouge26,395$883$3,31326.7%10.4%7.2%
6LAVernon49,315$921$3,44526.7%13.5%7.1%
7LAPlaquemines
Parish
23,305$1,312$4,77327.5%12.2%7.0%
8LABeauregard37,387$734$2,67127.5%5.1%6.7%
9LALivingston140,524$966$3,49727.6%9.9%6.4%
10LATensas4,435$582$2,09927.7%7.1%8.4%
11LAAscension125,061$1,030$3,63528.3%8.6%6.7%
12LAEast Feliciana19,228$712$2,50428.4%2.2%6.7%
13LAWest Carroll10,934$583$2,03428.7%4.9%10.1%
14LAWinn14,165$577$1,97029.3%5.0%7.1%
15LASt.
John
the
Baptist
43,055$915$3,01030.4%14.3%11.2%
16LAAssumption22,236$721$2,34430.8%9.4%10.1%
17LASt. Mary50,020$784$2,52731.0%12.1%9.2%
18LASt. Martin53,607$686$2,21331.0%10.3%8.1%
19LAVermilion59,787$676$2,15631.3%6.9%7.4%
20LATerrebonne111,297$862$2,70031.9%5.1%7.7%
21LALafayette Parish243,692$871$2,72931.9%8.9%7.1%
22LABienville13,391$474$1,47432.2%3.6%7.7%
23LACalcasieu202,858$850$2,63832.2%8.7%9.0%
24LASt. Landry82,786$621$1,92232.3%5.7%8.7%
25LAGrant22,339$718$2,20232.6%3.5%6.5%
26LAIberia70,763$811$2,48132.7%9.5%9.4%
27LAJefferson Parish434,903$986$2,99133.0%7.2%9.3%
28LAEvangeline33,491$573$1,72233.3%6.6%7.7%
29LASt. Charles52,856$1,004$3,00133.5%7.6%7.8%
30LAJefferson Davis31,425$635$1,88633.7%8.1%7.5%
31LASabine Parish23,915$594$1,74934.0%9.5%5.5%
32LAEast
Baton
Rouge
Parish
443,158$936$2,74234.1%10.1%7.8%
33LASt. James21,142$614$1,78834.3%7.0%9.7%
34LABossier126,952$989$2,87834.4%13.0%6.4%
35LAConcordia Parish19,533$668$1,92934.6%11.2%8.1%
36LAUnion Parish22,270$559$1,59235.1%10.7%7.1%
37LACaldwell Parish9,959$732$2,07335.3%3.9%7.3%
38LADe Soto27,395$629$1,77535.4%5.9%7.3%
39LARed River Parish8,462$521$1,45135.9%2.4%6.2%
40LAWashington46,325$648$1,78836.2%4.1%8.2%
41LASt. Tammany258,447$1,143$3,15836.2%6.6%6.8%
42LALafourche97,980$820$2,25836.3%9.2%6.5%
43LARapides130,376$825$2,27436.3%8.1%6.2%
44LASt. Bernard46,694$952$2,59636.7%6.0%10.2%
45LATangipahoa133,753$828$2,22637.2%8.8%9.5%
46LAOuachita Parish154,679$775$2,06337.6%12.5%7.4%
47LAMadison11,137$612$1,61637.9%14.0%8.4%
48LAAcadia62,371$659$1,71538.4%5.3%7.3%
49LACaddo Parish243,243$806$2,09138.5%9.1%9.0%
50LARichland20,251$644$1,66638.7%4.0%7.6%
51LALincoln47,118$733$1,85839.5%5.0%6.3%
52LAWest Feliciana15,441$819$2,05839.8%8.9%5.4%
53LAAvoyelles Parish40,465$667$1,66640.0%10.5%8.0%
54LAWebster38,813$665$1,66040.1%4.9%7.9%
55LAMorehouse25,189$565$1,40440.2%7.8%9.8%
56LACatahoula9,586$657$1,48244.3%10.4%7.1%
57LAFranklin Parish20,109$627$1,41044.5%8.7%8.1%
58LAEast Carroll6,947$596$1,32744.9%15.2%11.7%
59LAOrleans391,249$1,025$2,25145.5%7.5%12.2%
60LANatchitoches
Parish
38,505$725$1,56446.4%12.3%6.8%
61LAPointe Coupee21,883$835$1,75147.7%2.8%7.8%
Source: US Census Bureau - ACS 5 Yr 2020
**Bureau of Labor Statistics - Annual Unemployment Average for 2020

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