Louisiana Affordable Communities to Rent

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

2021 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 2021. 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.

2021 United States Median Rent

LocationMonthly RentHousehold IncomeRent / IncomeVacancy**2021 Unemployment
United States$1,163$3,71731.3%5.7%5.3%
Source: US Census Bureau - ACS 5 Yr 2021
**Bureau of Labor Statistics - Annual Unemployment Average for 2021

2021 Louisiana Median Rent

LocationMonthly RentHousehold IncomeRent / IncomeVacancy**2021 Unemployment
Louisiana$923$2,55636.1%8.1%5.5%
Source: US Census Bureau - ACS 5 Yr 2021
**Bureau of Labor Statistics - Annual Unemployment Average for 2021

Communities in Louisiana

RankStateCountyPopulation Monthly RentHousehold
Income
Rent /
Income
Vacancy**2021
Unemployment
1LASt. Helena10,881$685$3,52819.4%3.4%9.2%
2LATensas4,269$517$2,16523.9%5.6%5.9%
3LAIberville30,651$771$3,12024.7%6.9%7.2%
4LAEast Feliciana19,588$638$2,46325.9%4.3%4.5%
5LAVernon49,064$965$3,67826.2%12.1%4.6%
6LAWest Baton Rouge27,064$935$3,46827.0%7.6%4.9%
7LARed River Parish7,787$607$2,23827.1%1.6%4.3%
8LAJackson15,214$586$2,16127.1%4.1%3.8%
9LAWinn13,875$591$2,08228.4%3.9%4.8%
10LAPlaquemines
Parish
23,536$1,377$4,70629.3%11.2%4.3%
11LABeauregard36,417$779$2,65529.3%4.2%4.1%
12LAAllen23,085$645$2,17529.7%8.0%5.5%
13LAAssumption21,366$724$2,42029.9%10.4%7.2%
14LAAscension125,289$1,087$3,63129.9%7.4%4.2%
15LASt.
John
the
Baptist
42,704$947$3,15230.0%14.5%8.5%
16LABienville13,130$519$1,69330.7%3.2%5.7%
17LAVermilion57,775$700$2,23631.3%7.3%5.0%
18LALivingston141,057$1,038$3,28331.6%8.8%3.8%
19LACalcasieu212,646$927$2,92331.7%9.0%5.6%
20LASt. James20,390$686$2,14931.9%7.7%7.4%
21LAGrant22,236$747$2,33732.0%4.3%4.0%
22LASt. Landry82,999$658$2,05632.0%5.2%6.3%
23LATerrebonne110,100$913$2,81832.4%4.3%5.8%
24LAJefferson Parish439,402$1,026$3,15432.5%6.9%6.0%
25LAWashington45,794$674$2,06732.6%4.5%5.9%
26LAMadison10,297$654$1,99932.7%17.0%6.7%
27LAWest Carroll9,959$634$1,93032.8%6.8%6.3%
28LASt. Mary49,818$799$2,43432.8%13.6%6.7%
29LASt. Martin52,222$740$2,25532.8%7.8%5.6%
30LAIberia70,518$802$2,43732.9%9.7%6.9%
31LARapides130,459$845$2,56832.9%8.1%4.0%
32LACaldwell Parish9,707$713$2,13333.4%2.4%4.6%
33LAEvangeline32,538$598$1,76333.9%7.3%5.4%
34LATangipahoa132,492$866$2,55733.9%8.3%6.4%
35LALafayette Parish241,173$919$2,69234.1%7.7%4.5%
36LABossier128,508$1,028$3,00634.2%11.2%3.9%
37LASt. Tammany262,799$1,163$3,40234.2%6.2%3.8%
38LAEast
Baton
Rouge
Parish
455,447$990$2,83235.0%10.1%5.3%
39LAJefferson Davis32,270$708$2,01935.1%10.0%4.7%
40LASt. Charles52,411$1,097$3,09135.5%8.7%5.0%
41LALafourche97,677$816$2,29335.6%8.8%4.6%
42LASabine Parish22,377$586$1,62036.2%9.0%3.7%
43LAFranklin Parish19,964$643$1,74836.8%9.7%5.8%
44LASt. Bernard43,821$959$2,54637.7%3.7%6.8%
45LALincoln48,415$760$2,00537.9%5.3%4.3%
46LAOuachita Parish160,227$814$2,14238.0%11.0%5.0%
47LACaddo Parish239,775$852$2,23438.1%9.9%6.2%
48LARichland20,110$702$1,81038.8%3.0%5.2%
49LADe Soto26,803$671$1,70639.3%6.5%4.8%
50LAAcadia58,200$671$1,65340.6%3.9%4.9%
51LAUnion Parish21,272$596$1,45441.0%13.4%4.8%
52LAWebster37,356$701$1,70941.0%5.6%5.5%
53LAConcordia Parish18,989$735$1,77841.3%6.7%5.9%
54LACatahoula9,117$655$1,57841.5%7.5%5.1%
55LAPointe Coupee20,951$830$1,99441.6%3.6%5.7%
56LANatchitoches
Parish
37,896$746$1,75042.6%12.3%4.7%
57LAMorehouse25,852$628$1,47042.7%6.8%7.3%
58LAClaiborne14,456$635$1,48042.9%2.7%4.9%
59LAAvoyelles Parish39,880$729$1,60445.5%10.2%5.2%
60LAOrleans383,974$1,079$2,36345.7%6.4%8.3%
61LAWest Feliciana15,334$916$1,78551.3%6.2%3.7%
62LAEast Carroll7,502$599$99060.5%10.4%9.9%
Source: US Census Bureau - ACS 5 Yr 2021
**Bureau of Labor Statistics - Annual Unemployment Average for 2021

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