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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in New Orleans, LA - 50 Rentals available


The average rent in New Orleans reached $1,152 in December

The average rent in New Orleans reached $1,152 in December, after a 2.6% decrease since last year. A renter-majority city (53%), New Orleans is a diverse and vibrant place to live in, with apartment rents below the national average of $1,462. [View Full Report]

New Orleans apartment rent report

The average rent in New Orleans was $1,152 in December

The average rent in New Orleans reached $1,152 in December, after a 2.6% decrease since last year. A renter-majority city (53%), New Orleans is a diverse and vibrant place to live in, with apartment rents below the national average of $1,462.

This December, the average rent for an apartment in New Orleans has decreased compared to other surrounding cities such as Kenner ($874, up 2.1%), or Metairie, where rent went up 3.6%, reaching $989.

New Orleans apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the New Orleans metro area

Despite a 1.3% increase, Gretna rentals are the second most budget-friendly option in the New Orleans area, with an average price of $911, following Kenner. At $944 a month following a 0.9% decrease, renting in Harvey is the third best option, followed by Metairie, which comes in fourth. These are the only cities that fall below the $1,000 threshold. Excluding New Orleans, River Ridge is the priciest city for renters in the area, with apartments going for $1,119 per month after a 2.8% increase. Mandeville is next, with an average rate of $1,099, 3.0% higher than last year, followed by Covington, where monthly apartment rates went up 2.8%, going for $1,078.

New Orleans apartment rent report

Methodology

RENTCafe.com is a nationwide apartment search website that enables renters to easily find apartments and houses for rent throughout the United States. 

The data on average rents included in our reports comes directly from competitively-rented (market-rate) large-scale multifamily properties (50+ units in size), via telephone survey. The data is compiled and reported by our sister company Yardi Matrix, a business development and asset management tool for brokers, sponsors, banks and equity sources underwriting investments in the multifamily, office, industrial and self-storage sectors. Fully-affordable properties are not included in the survey and are not reported in rental rate averages. Local rent reports include only cities with a statistically-relevant stock of large-scale multifamily properties of 50+ units.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 1 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA?

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $775 and $2,564. Search 1 bedroom apartments in New Orleans, LA.

How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in New Orleans, LA on RENTCafé?

There are 18 1 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in New Orleans, LA were last updated on 21 Jan 2021.

What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA?

The average New Orleans, LA 1 bedroom apartment size is 728 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA?

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment comes with more living and storage space compared to a studio apartment.

What are the downsides of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA?

1 bedroom apartments are usually more expensive than studio apartments in terms of rent and utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in New Orleans, LA.

New Orleans, LA Demographics

  • Total Population389,648
  • Female 185,377
    Male 204,271
  • Median Age36.3

Average Rent in New Orleans, LA

  • New Orleans, LA Average Rental Price, October 2020 $1,166 /mo

New Orleans, LA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$70012%
  • $701-$1,00040%
  • $1,001-$1,50027%
  • $1,501-$2,00014%
  • > $2,0007%

New Orleans, LA Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Oct / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Oct / 2020
New Orleans, LA $1,090 $1,087 $1,106 $1,110 $1,134 $1,154 $1,189 $1,193 $1,186 $1,169 $1,166
National $1,378 $1,381 $1,418 $1,428 $1,432 $1,468 $1,475 $1,477 $1,464 $1,462
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New Orleans, LA Households

  • Total Number of Households154,036
  • Family 73,443
    Non-family 80,593
  • Children 34,027
    No Children 120,009
  • Average People Per Household2.44
  • Median Household Income$39,576
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$995

New Orleans, LA Education Statistics

  • No High School4%
  • Some High School34%
  • Some College24%
  • Associate Degree4%
  • Bachelor Degree20%
  • Graduate Degree14%

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA

With a monthly rent as low as $713 and up to $2,564, 40 one bedroom apartments are available to rent in New Orleans, LA. The average size for this type of apartment is 900 Sq.Ft., which is perfect for both singles and couples. For maximum efficiency in finding your future home, you should decide on the must-haves. Are you looking for an apartment in need of some TLC or are you interested in a one bedroom furnished apartment ready to move in? Do you want to go for a luxury extra large studio or do you prefer cheap one bedroom apartments? Regardless of your answer, we have you covered. Feel free to use our filters, sorting, saved searches and all the options created to help you manage your search and find your next apartment as soon as possible.

3-in-1 one bedroom apartment: cheap, practical, enjoyable

Since you’re here, chances are you are interested in single bedroom apartments for rent that won’t leave you broke. If you were to describe your definition of a great deal, we assume you’d summarize it as such: spend as little money as possible and get the most apartment out of it. We’re with you on this one! Affordable 1 bedroom apartments are not out of your reach: the lowest asking rent for such an apartment in New Orleans, LA is $713. Yup, you’ve read that right. One bedroom apartments overtake studios in terms of square footage and they offer just enough space to fulfill your earnest need for privacy, for just a few extra dollars per month. If you prefer something smaller, one bedroom efficiency apartments are even cheaper and equally convenient. It is important that you find pleasure in your living space, so don’t focus just on the price, rather pick the apartment that measures up to your expectations and satisfies your aesthetic taste.

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