Crowley, LA


Highest Appreciating Crowley Neighborhoods Since 2000

Crowley, 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

Crowley Housing Market Information

With a population of 13,144, 4,836 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $126,431, house prices in Crowley are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Crowley, accounting for 82.37% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Crowley include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.72%), mobile homes or trailers ( 5.19%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.57%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Crowley are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 52.40% owning and 47.60% renting.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Crowley's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 50.18% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Crowley include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 31.95%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 10.29%). There's also some housing in Crowley built between 2000 and later ( 7.58%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Crowley. Fully 16.89% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Crowley homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Crowley 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.

Crowley Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Crowley have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 10.32%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Crowley house appreciation rate of 0.99%.

Over the last year, Crowley appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Crowley's appreciation rate has been 2.04%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Crowley were at 1.20%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.89%.

Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Crowley's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Louisiana.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,080,000 0.5
$810,001 - $1,080,000 0.6
$540,001 - $810,000 0.2
$432,001 - $540,000 1.3
$324,001 - $432,000 2.4
$216,001 - $324,000 6.6
$108,001 - $216,000 24.9
$54,001 - $108,000 38.9
$0 - $54,000 24.7

High for LA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
61.7397163951717 37.2822299651568

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Crowley 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
60.36% 2.78% 6 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$701 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 52.40
Renters 47.60
Vacant 16.89

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 7.6
1970 - 1999 31.9
1940 - 1969 50.2
1939 or Older 10.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 82.4
Townhomes 1.2
Small Apt. Buildings 4.6
Apt. Complexes 6.7
Mobile Homes 5.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.86
1 Bedroom 9.61
2 Bedrooms 36.09
3 Bedrooms 39.65
4 Bedrooms 10.91
5 or more bedrooms 1.89