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Breaux Bridge, LA Real Estate Market

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 Q3 2023. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2021 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Breaux Bridge, LA Housing Market Trends

With a population of 7,436, 2,946 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $170,303, house prices in Breaux Bridge are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Breaux Bridge, accounting for 78.94% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Breaux Bridge include mobile homes or trailers ( 10.91%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.29%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.58%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Breaux Bridge. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 70.87% of Breaux Bridge's homes, and 68.21% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Breaux Bridge 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 Breaux Bridge built between 2000 and later ( 27.99%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 25.35%). There's also some housing in Breaux Bridge built before 1939 ( 6.96%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Breaux Bridge. Fully 10.46% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Breaux Bridge homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Breaux Bridge 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.

Breaux Bridge Home Appreciation Rates

Some of the lowest real estate appreciation rates in America over the last ten years have been in Breaux Bridge, where house values have increased just 33.34%, which is annualized rate of 2.92%. This rate is lower than the appreciation rate found in 90% of the cities and towns in America.

Over the last year, Breaux Bridge appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Breaux Bridge's appreciation rate has been -1.10%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Breaux Bridge were at 3.92%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 16.63%.

Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Breaux Bridge's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Louisiana.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Breaux Bridge differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Breaux Bridge - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Breaux Bridge real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

Median Home Value

$170,303

Breaux Bridge, LA Home Prices
> $1,231,000
$923,001 - $1,231,000
$616,001 - $923,000
$492,001 - $616,000
$370,001 - $492,000
$247,001 - $370,000
$123,001 - $247,000
$61,001 - $123,000
$0 - $61,000
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
1.3%
1.3%
3.9%
3.9%
3.6%
3.6%
16.9%
16.9%
40.3%
40.3%
22.1%
22.1%
11.6%
11.6%
0% 100.0%
% of Homes
Average

for Louisiana

Low

for nation

Number of Homes And Apartments:

2,946

Breaux Bridge Appreciation Rates

Rent & Ownership

Average Market Rent:

$1,276 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
Renters
Vacant
70.9%
70.9%
29.1%
29.1%
10.5%
10.5%
0% 100.0%
% of Homes

Housing Market Details

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
1970 - 1999
1940 - 1969
1939 or Older
28.0%
28.0%
39.7%
39.7%
25.3%
25.3%
7.0%
7.0%
0% 100.0%
% of Homes

Types of Homes

Single-Family
Townhomes
Small Apt. Buildings
Apt. Complexes
Mobile Homes
Other
78.9%
78.9%
0.3%
0.3%
7.3%
7.3%
2.6%
2.6%
10.9%
10.9%
0.0%
0.0%
0% 100.0%
% of Homes

Home Size

No Bedroom
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms
4 Bedrooms
5 or more bedrooms
0.9%
0.9%
6.6%
6.6%
22.9%
22.9%
59.4%
59.4%
8.8%
8.8%
1.4%
1.4%
0% 100.0%
% of Homes