Metairie, LA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Metairie is $989, a 4% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in Metairie, LA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$989||4%||799 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Metairie, LA apartment is 799 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.
Metairie, LA Apartment Rent Ranges
Metairie, LA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households39%
- Owner-occupied Households60%
23,452 or 39% of the households in Metairie, LA are renter-occupied while 36,346 or 60% are owner-occupied.
Metairie, LA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Metairie, LA By Neighborhood
The most affordable neighborhoods in Metairie are Estelle, where the average rent goes for $697/month, Jean Lafitte, where renters pay $697/mo on average, and Marrero, where the average rent goes for $697/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Jefferson ($756), Avondale ($873), and Bridge City ($873), where the asking prices are below the average Metairie rent of $989/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Metairie are Elmwood ($1,117), Harahan ($1,177) and River Ridge ($1,177).
The most popular neighborhood in Metairie is Terrytown, where there are 5 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $912. Next up is Harvey, where apartments go for $923/month, followed by Gretna with $898 If you’re looking to rent in Metairie’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Kenner, where renters pay $881 on average, and Timberlane, where the average monthly rent is $912.
Metairie | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Avondale is the same as in Bridge City
Avondale rent is 12% lower than Metairie average
Bridge City rent is 12% lower than Metairie average
How Metairie Compares to Other Cities
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