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Apartments for Rent in New Orleans, LA under $800 – 47 Rentals available


The average rent in New Orleans reached $1,165 in October

The average rent in New Orleans reached $1,165 in October, after a 1.5% 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 $1,464. [View Full Report]

New Orleans apartment rent report

The average rent in New Orleans was $1,165 in October

The average rent in New Orleans reached $1,165 in October, after a 1.5% 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 $1,464. 

New Orleans rent compared to other surrounding cities

This October, the average rent for an apartment in New Orleans has decreased compared to other surrounding cities such as Kenner ($879, up 2.4%), or Metairie, where rent went up 3.7%, reaching $989.

  

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the New Orleans area

Excluding New Orleans, River Ridge is the priciest city for renters in the area, with apartments going for $1,122 per month. Mandeville is next, with an average rate of $1,118, followed by Covington, where monthly apartment rates go for $1,085.

Rents in Kenner ($879), Gretna ($913) and Harvey ($958) are joined by Metairie ($989) as the most budget-friendly in the New Orleans area, all of them under the $1,000 mark.

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.

New Orleans, LA Demographics

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

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%

Apartments in New Orleans, LA under $800

Balancing snug and cheap is no joke when it comes to renting a place to live. “Are there any apartments near me under $800?” is a great question to start from. Knowing your budget means you’re one step ahead and on the right track. We’ve taken care of the rest and found 47 apartments for rent in New Orleans, LA on which you’ll spend less than $800. A small, cheap rental means you’ll have to budget your living space as well. The great news is that keeping it simple pays off in more than one way. The cost of utilities is likely to run low, and you get the added benefit of not having to spend too much time cleaning up the whole place. Smaller apartments are more likely to be closer to the city center, so there are potential cuts to your transportation costs too. And here’s one more very special secret to add to your book-of-perks: you’re less likely to overshop when you know your space is limited.

Rentals near you under $800

Our goal is to help you find cheap apartments that live up to your dreams without crushing your budget. It may be a long shot to go looking for 3 bedroom apartments or even 2 bedroom for less than $800. The average rental size in New Orleans, LA is 763 Sq.Ft., but the $800 limit will probably narrow your search to places with a smaller square footage. Go through our listings and be on the look-out for a hassle-free studio or a 1 bedroom apartment. We trust you’ll turn it into a cozy home which is also budget-friendly to the core.

Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!