Denham Springs, 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 Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Denham Springs Housing Market Information

With 9,753 people, 3,718 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $160,261, house prices in Denham Springs are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Denham Springs, accounting for 72.85% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Denham Springs include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.04%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.96%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.39%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Denham Springs are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.95% owning and 45.05% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Denham Springs 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 Denham Springs built between 1940-1969 ( 29.10%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 21.70%). There's also some housing in Denham Springs built before 1939 ( 3.56%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Denham Springs. Fully 18.34% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Denham Springs homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Denham Springs 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.

Denham Springs Home Appreciation Rates

Denham Springs's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Denham Springs during the period has been just 1.71%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Over the last year, Denham Springs appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Denham Springs's appreciation rate has been 3.44%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Denham Springs were at 0.97%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 3.93%.

Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Denham Springs's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% 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 Denham Springs differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Denham Springs - 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 Denham Springs real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$160,261

Denham Springs, LA HOME PRICES

> $1,119,000
0.5%
0.5%
$839,001 - $1,119,000
0.0%
0.0%
$559,001 - $839,000
1.5%
1.5%
$448,001 - $559,000
1.5%
1.5%
$336,001 - $448,000
1.5%
1.5%
$224,001 - $336,000
8.2%
8.2%
$112,001 - $224,000
64.3%
64.3%
$56,001 - $112,000
17.1%
17.1%
$0 - $56,000
5.4%
5.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Average for Nation

High for LA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
3,718

Denham Springs Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
LA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
71.07% 2.62%
6
6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$1,011 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
54.9%
54.9%
Renters
45.1%
45.1%
Vacant
18.3%
18.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
21.7%
21.7%
1970 - 1999
45.6%
45.6%
1940 - 1969
29.1%
29.1%
1939 or Older
3.6%
3.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
72.9%
72.9%
Townhomes
0.0%
0.0%
Small Apt. Buildings
12.0%
12.0%
Apt. Complexes
11.0%
11.0%
Mobile Homes
2.4%
2.4%
Other
1.8%
1.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
0.8%
0.8%
1 Bedroom
7.0%
7.0%
2 Bedrooms
21.6%
21.6%
3 Bedrooms
58.4%
58.4%
4 Bedrooms
10.2%
10.2%
5 or more bedrooms
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES