Louisiana Affordable Communities to Rent

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

2022 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 2022. 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.

2022 United States Median Rent

LocationMonthly RentHousehold IncomeRent / IncomeVacancy**2022 Unemployment
United States$1,268$4,07031.2%5.5%3.6%
Source: US Census Bureau - ACS 5 Yr 2022
**Bureau of Labor Statistics - Annual Unemployment Average for 2022

2022 Louisiana Median Rent

LocationMonthly RentHousehold IncomeRent / IncomeVacancy**2022 Unemployment
Louisiana$996$2,78435.8%7.9%3.7%
Source: US Census Bureau - ACS 5 Yr 2022
**Bureau of Labor Statistics - Annual Unemployment Average for 2022

Communities in Louisiana

RankStateCountyPopulation Monthly RentHousehold
Income
Rent /
Income
Vacancy**2022
Unemployment
1LASt. Helena10,872$761$3,96619.2%3.4%9.2%
2LATensas4,127$622$2,94321.1%2.9%5.9%
3LAWinn13,665$624$2,59224.1%2.9%4.8%
4LAEast Feliciana19,452$678$2,75524.6%5.4%4.5%
5LAIberville30,210$803$3,12425.7%6.8%7.2%
6LABeauregard36,553$867$3,35625.8%4.1%4.1%
7LAGrant22,185$816$3,14326.0%4.9%4.0%
8LAVernon48,452$1,020$3,79126.9%9.1%4.6%
9LAAllen22,798$734$2,59928.2%9.4%5.5%
10LALivingston143,425$1,130$3,90728.9%10.5%3.8%
11LAWest Baton Rouge27,377$976$3,29629.6%7.6%4.9%
12LAAssumption21,067$766$2,54330.1%10.4%7.2%
13LAWest Carroll9,800$673$2,22030.3%7.3%6.3%
14LAPlaquemines
Parish
23,305$1,559$5,06930.8%11.7%4.3%
15LALafayette Parish243,175$986$3,14031.4%6.6%4.5%
16LAIberia69,958$846$2,67631.6%11.3%6.9%
17LATerrebonne108,862$956$3,01431.7%3.6%5.8%
18LAWashington45,514$731$2,28032.1%3.7%5.9%
19LACalcasieu210,770$1,025$3,19732.1%10.7%5.6%
20LABienville12,958$541$1,66932.4%2.5%5.7%
21LAJackson15,093$703$2,16732.4%4.0%3.8%
22LABossier128,877$1,101$3,38232.6%11.0%3.9%
23LAJefferson Parish436,171$1,121$3,41632.8%5.5%6.0%
24LASt.
John
the
Baptist
41,986$1,139$3,45233.0%15.5%8.5%
25LASt. Landry82,574$739$2,24233.0%5.8%6.3%
26LASt. Tammany266,168$1,247$3,78433.0%6.1%3.8%
27LARapides129,536$925$2,78833.2%7.4%4.0%
28LAFranklin Parish19,752$701$2,10533.3%7.7%5.8%
29LAJefferson Davis32,277$787$2,35433.4%10.3%4.7%
30LAVermilion57,202$745$2,23033.4%6.1%5.0%
31LASt. Martin51,856$773$2,26934.1%7.2%5.6%
32LAAscension126,973$1,230$3,59434.2%5.7%4.2%
33LAEast
Baton
Rouge
Parish
454,369$1,081$3,07335.2%10.2%5.3%
34LAAcadia57,674$719$2,00335.9%2.1%4.9%
35LALafourche97,220$873$2,38536.6%8.6%4.6%
36LAMadison10,028$603$1,64236.7%15.4%6.7%
37LAOuachita Parish159,585$886$2,41636.7%11.1%5.0%
38LADe Soto26,821$660$1,77337.2%6.6%4.8%
39LATangipahoa133,953$930$2,49737.2%9.2%6.4%
40LAEvangeline32,335$667$1,76837.7%5.9%5.4%
41LASt. Mary49,114$829$2,17938.0%11.7%6.7%
42LAPointe Coupee20,652$843$2,20138.3%3.9%5.7%
43LACaddo Parish236,259$927$2,40738.5%9.3%6.2%
44LASt. James20,090$801$2,05439.0%11.8%7.4%
45LASt. Charles52,191$1,122$2,87539.0%6.4%5.0%
46LASt. Bernard44,038$1,037$2,63439.4%3.4%6.8%
47LASabine Parish22,209$659$1,66839.5%10.4%3.7%
48LAMorehouse25,438$714$1,78440.0%5.9%7.3%
49LACaldwell Parish9,658$801$2,00040.1%2.2%4.6%
50LALincoln48,323$817$2,03240.2%3.1%4.3%
51LACatahoula8,895$712$1,73741.0%9.3%5.1%
52LAConcordia Parish18,677$772$1,86941.3%4.7%5.9%
53LAUnion Parish21,049$698$1,67041.8%9.0%4.8%
54LAWebster36,761$735$1,75042.0%5.3%5.5%
55LAAvoyelles Parish39,529$749$1,77442.2%8.1%5.2%
56LAOrleans380,408$1,162$2,64943.9%7.0%8.3%
57LAClaiborne14,203$626$1,28948.6%2.6%4.9%
58LAWest Feliciana15,358$1,034$1,97252.4%8.4%3.7%
59LANatchitoches
Parish
37,478$786$1,45853.9%11.8%4.7%
Source: US Census Bureau - ACS 5 Yr 2022
**Bureau of Labor Statistics - Annual Unemployment Average for 2022

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