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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Lake Charles, LA - 9 Rentals available

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Lake Charles, LA Demographics

  • Total Population126,725
  • Female 61,605
    Male 65,120
  • Median Age36.4

Average Rent for 3 Bedroom apartments in Lake Charles, LA

  • The average rent for a 3 Bedroom apartment in Lake Charles, LA, November 2018$1,014/mo
  • 1 Bedroom$896
  • 2 Bedrooms$1,048
  • 3 Bedrooms$1,261

Lake Charles, LA 3 Bedroom Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,00029%
  • $1,001-$1,50035%
  • $1,501-$2,00033%
  • > $2,0002%

Lake Charles, LA 3 Bedroom Apartment Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
Nov / 2018 $1,014 $1,261
Jan / 2018 $1,014 $1,262

Lake Charles, LA Households

  • Total Number of Households49,510
  • Family 32,410
    Non-family 17,100
  • Children 16,773
    No Children 32,737
  • Average People Per Household2.55
  • Median Household Income$37,013
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$641

Lake Charles, LA Education Statistics

  • No High School4%
  • Some High School41%
  • Some College27%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree15%
  • Graduate Degree6%

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Lake Charles, LA

Upgrading to a 3 bedroom apartment can have its pros and cons. Most renters who are looking for a three bedroom rental is because they need extra space for a home office, or for a child. This size apartment is also practical to share with roommates as it actually saves money on rent when 3 or 4 people get together to rent a 3 bedroom unit. They are very spacious, averaging around 931 Sqft. Or you can get even more space if you select “3+” beds in the top menu. The only down side is that they cost more. In Lake Charles, LA, rents on 3 bedroom apartments go up to $1,795. 5 rental properties offer 3 bedroom units in Lake Charles, LA to choose from. You are more likely to find 3 bedroom apartments in primarily residential neighborhoods, away from business districts and urban cores.

Tips on finding a cheap 3 bedroom apartment in Lake Charles, LA

For most renters, the cost of rent is the major pain point. The larger the apartment, the more money comes out of their pocket. For that reason, cheap 3 bedroom apartments are in high demand and hard to come by. Though rent prices can go as low as $540 in Lake Charles, LA, the market is still tight. But with a little diligence and some handy search tools, you will find an affordable apartment. Try an area that’s further away from the main city attractions, or try an older building that may have cheaper apartments and a ton of charm. Try searching in more affordable neighborhoods, like Lake Charles City or another nearby. Sometimes lower-priced residential areas have diversity and ethnic authenticity that lend them a lot of character and color.