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Lafayette, LA Rental Market Trends
What is the average rent in Lafayette?
The average rent for an apartment in Lafayette is $913, a 4% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $879.
Average Rent in Lafayette, LA
Last updated April 2021
Average Apartment Size
913 sq. ft.
What is the average apartment size in Lafayette?
The average size for a Lafayette, LA apartment is 913 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Lafayette, LA Apartment Rent Ranges
Lafayette, LA Occupied Housing Units
22,452 or 44% of the households in Lafayette, LA are renter-occupied while 28,375 or 55% are owner-occupied.
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Average Rent in Lafayette, LA By Neighborhood
Lafayette | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Broussard is 16% higher than in Youngsville
Broussard rent is 29% higher than Lafayette average
Youngsville rent is 11% higher than Lafayette average
The rental statistics on this page were compiled using data provided by our sister company, Yardi Matrix, an apartment market intelligence solution which offers comprehensive information on all Lafayette apartment buildings 50 units or larger. Yardi Matrix covers ~80% of the U.S. metro area population, including over 80,000 properties and 15.2 million apartments across 124 U.S. markets.