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2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in New Orleans, LA - 83 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 2 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA?

The price range of a 2 bedroom apartment is between $890 and $6,093. Search 2 bedroom apartments in New Orleans, LA.

How many 2 bedroom apartments for rent are available in New Orleans, LA on RENTCafé?

There are 51 2 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in New Orleans, LA were last updated on 15 Jan 2021.

What is the average size of a 2 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA?

The average New Orleans, LA 2 bedroom apartment size is 1,151 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 2 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA?

2 bedroom apartments offer more space compared to 1 bedroom or studio apartments. They are more suitable for 2 persons.

What are the downsides of renting a 2 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA?

A 2 bedroom apartment is usually slightly more expensive than a 1 bedroom apartment. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 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 $1,377 $1,380 $1,417 $1,426 $1,430 $1,466 $1,466 $1,473 $1,474 $1,461 $1,464
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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 2 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA

If you’re sharing space with someone else and you’re searching for a new rental apartment, chances are you could use a home with a more generous square footage. Who doesn’t love a spacious apartment where the pleasant combines with the useful? We certainly do. 2 bedroom apartment rentals are the best way to go for people who want to upsize their living space without spending a fortune on it. While rent prices for 2-bedroom apartments go up to $6,093 in neighborhoods like New Orleans Central Business District, you can also find such an apartment at a monthly rent as low as $1,025 in budget-friendly neighborhoods like Lower Garden. Our listings offer both luxurious and cheap 2 bedroom apartments which means that, regardless of your budget, there are numerous rental options out there.

Finding a cheap 2 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA

If you’ve already started your rental apartment quest, you noticed that finding a cheap home in New Orleans, LA is no easy task, especially when you’re picky. You’d like to find a quality rental without spending a huge amount of money, but the cheapest ones tend to be in undesirable locations. The truth is that the closer an apartment is to a popular area, the higher the chances for it to be expensive. Landlords set prices according to the demand for apartments in a certain area. Besides, renovated, modernly furnished apartments are obviously pricier than the ones with no recent upgrades. Nonetheless, there are still many great deals available among the 40 apartments in New Orleans, LA if you’re smart about your search. After you decide your non-negotiables, use our filters and all the options at your disposal. They are sure to help you find the cheap 2 bedroom apartment you’ve been searching for all along.

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