Baldwin, LA


Highest Appreciating Baldwin Neighborhoods Since 2000

Baldwin, LA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Baldwin Housing Market Information

With 2,345 people, 885 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $64,302, house prices in Baldwin are some of the most affordable in Louisiana as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Baldwin, accounting for 60.08% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Baldwin include mobile homes or trailers ( 33.40%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.77%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.58%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Baldwin. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 76.97% of Baldwin's homes, and 64.72% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Baldwin built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Baldwin built between 1940-1969 ( 37.55%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 12.94%). There's also some housing in Baldwin built before 1939 ( 6.42%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Baldwin. Fully 12.55% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Baldwin homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Baldwin real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Baldwin Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Baldwin have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 10.38%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Baldwin house appreciation rate of 0.99%.

Over the last year, Baldwin appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Baldwin's appreciation rate has been -0.13%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Baldwin were at -0.90%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -3.57%.

Notably, Baldwin's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Baldwin's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Louisiana.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,041,000 0.0
$781,001 - $1,041,000 0.0
$521,001 - $781,000 0.1
$417,001 - $521,000 0.0
$312,001 - $417,000 0.5
$208,001 - $312,000 6.8
$104,001 - $208,000 21.6
$52,001 - $104,000 23.4
$0 - $52,000 47.7

Very Low for LA
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
97.005742411813 94.7735191637631

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Baldwin Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
23.22% 1.22% 1 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$891 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 76.97
Renters 23.03
Vacant 12.55

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 12.9
1970 - 1999 43.1
1940 - 1969 37.5
1939 or Older 6.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 60.1
Townhomes 1.6
Small Apt. Buildings 2.8
Apt. Complexes 1.1
Mobile Homes 33.4
Other 1.1

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.38
1 Bedroom 2.87
2 Bedrooms 30.53
3 Bedrooms 58.70
4 Bedrooms 6.03
5 or more bedrooms 0.49

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