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Lake Charles, LA Rental Market Trends
What is the average rent in Lake Charles?
The average rent for an apartment in Lake Charles is $1,114. The cost of rent varies depending on several factors, including location, size, and quality.
Average Rent in Lake Charles, LA
Last updated October 2021
Average Apartment Size
926 sq. ft.
What is the average apartment size in Lake Charles?
The average size for a Lake Charles, LA apartment is 926 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.
Lake Charles, LA Apartment Rent Ranges
Lake Charles, LA Occupied Housing Units
14,772 or 45% of the households in Lake Charles, LA are renter-occupied while 17,938 or 54% are owner-occupied.
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 Lake Charles 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.