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2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in New Orleans, LA - 83 Rentals available


New Orleans’s average rent reached $1,180 in February

New Orleans’s average rent reached $1,180 in February, after a 0.3% decrease since last year. With a renter share of 47%, New Orleans is a diverse and vibrant place to live in, with apartment rents below the national average of $1,399. [View Full Report]

New Orleans apartment rent report

New Orleans’s average rent was $1,180 in February

New Orleans’s average rent reached $1,180 in February, after a 0.3% decrease since last year. With a renter share of 47%, New Orleans is a diverse and vibrant place to live in, with apartment rents below the national average of $1,399.

The average rent for an apartment in New Orleans has decreased compared to other surrounding cities such as Kenner ($907), where prices went up by 6.3%, or Metairie, where rent went up by 3.4% , reaching $986.

New Orleans apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the New Orleans metro area

Despite a 2.2% increase, Gretna rentals are the second most budget-friendly option in the New Orleans area (after Kenner), with an average price of $918. At $961 a month, following a 1.7% increase, renting in Harvey is another attractive 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 $1,092 after a 1.7% increase. Covington is next, with an average rate of $1,072, 5.6% higher than last year, followed by Mandeville, where monthly apartment rates went up by 2.2%, going for $1,069. Slidell apartment rates ($1,050) are the fifth priciest for renters, after a 2.9% yearly increase in rent.

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 $843 and $7,500. 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 52 2 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in New Orleans, LA were last updated on 20 Apr 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 1,085 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 Population390,845
  • Female 185,513
    Male 205,332
  • Median Age36.8

Average Rent in New Orleans, LA

  • New Orleans, LA Average Rental Price, March 2021 $1,174 /mo

New Orleans, LA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$70011%
  • $701-$1,00040%
  • $1,001-$1,50029%
  • $1,501-$2,00013%
  • > $2,0007%

New Orleans, LA Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021
New Orleans, LA $1,090 $1,087 $1,106 $1,110 $1,134 $1,154 $1,193 $1,186 $1,169 $1,164 $1,174
National $1,315 $1,346 $1,355 $1,359 $1,356 $1,391 $1,398 $1,400 $1,390 $1,395 $1,407
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New Orleans, LA Households

  • Total Number of Households153,819
  • Family 72,247
    Non-family 81,572
  • Children 33,270
    No Children 120,549
  • Average People Per Household2.45
  • Median Household Income$41,604
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,031

New Orleans, LA Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School34%
  • Some College24%
  • Associate Degree4%
  • Bachelor Degree20%
  • Graduate Degree15%

Renting a 2 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA

Renting a 2 bedroom apartment is ideal if you’re living with someone else, whether it’s your partner, your roommate, or your whole family. The second bedroom gives you enough space for more than one person or can come in handy as a home office that doubles as a guest bedroom. 2 bedroom apartment rentals in New Orleans, LA offer a generous 962 Sq.Ft. of living space for an average monthly rent of $2,185. Your apartment quest is going to be different depending on where and what you’re looking for. If you’re focusing on more expensive neighborhoods, like New Orleans Central Business District, rent prices for 2-bedroom apartments can run up to $7,500. If you’re looking primarily in affordable neighborhoods, like Lower Garden, you will find cheap 2 bedroom apartments with rents as low as $1,025.

Things to remember when looking for a cheap 2 bedroom apartment in New Orleans, LA

There is a series of factors that determine the price of a rental apartment in New Orleans, LA. Its location is probably at the top of the list. The closer a building is to the city center, or to a public transportation station, the more expensive it is. The same goes for buildings located in popular areas with a high density of quality dining, shopping and entertainment options. That’s because most renters would rather be close to where things are happening, thus creating an increased demand for those apartments. Another determinant is the quality of the building, as in how old it is, how well maintained, what amenities it offers. Similarly, the quality of the apartment unit itself is a factor. A furnished apartment will most certainly cost more than an unfurnished one. One that has newer appliances, or has been remodeled recently, is going to demand a higher price. On the flip side, you can find some really good deals if none of these factors are a priority for you. There are 38 apartment buildings in New Orleans, LA you can explore that offer all types of floor plans, including cheap 2 bedroom apartments.

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