Delcambre, LA


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Delcambre, 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

Delcambre Housing Market Information

With 1,866 people, 805 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $111,131, house prices in Delcambre are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Delcambre, accounting for 66.67% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Delcambre include mobile homes or trailers ( 15.03%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.35%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.91%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Delcambre are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 63.98% owning and 36.02% 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. Delcambre's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 38.24% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Delcambre include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 37.53%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 15.24%). There's also some housing in Delcambre built before 1939 ( 9.00%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Delcambre. Fully 17.69% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Delcambre homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Delcambre 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.

Delcambre Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Delcambre has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Delcambre real estate appreciated 15.62% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.46%, putting Delcambre in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Delcambre definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Delcambre's appreciation rate, at 4.96%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Delcambre's appreciation rate has been 1.20%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.89%.

Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Delcambre's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Louisiana.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,099,000 1.2
$824,001 - $1,099,000 0.3
$549,001 - $824,000 0.1
$439,001 - $549,000 0.9
$329,001 - $439,000 2.3
$220,001 - $329,000 10.7
$110,001 - $220,000 34.9
$55,001 - $110,000 31.0
$0 - $55,000 18.7

Average for LA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
70.7078401500059 50.5226480836237

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Delcambre 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
64.98% 2.94% 7 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$975 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 63.98
Renters 36.02
Vacant 17.69

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Delcambre HOMES
2000 or Newer 15.2
1970 - 1999 37.5
1940 - 1969 38.2
1939 or Older 9.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 66.7
Townhomes 0.7
Small Apt. Buildings 11.3
Apt. Complexes 4.9
Mobile Homes 15.0
Other 1.3

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 11.55
2 Bedrooms 30.78
3 Bedrooms 47.75
4 Bedrooms 9.30
5 or more bedrooms 0.61

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