Destrehan LA

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Destrehan, 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 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

Destrehan Housing Market Information

With 11,527 people, 4,173 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $322,080, Destrehan real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Destrehan home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Destrehan, accounting for 81.24% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Destrehan include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.99%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.21%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.62%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Destrehan. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 85.63% of Destrehan's homes, and 82.54% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Destrehan 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 Destrehan built between 1940-1969 ( 8.58%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 6.40%).

Destrehan Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Destrehan's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 1.99% during the period.

Over the last year, Destrehan appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Destrehan's appreciation rate has been 4.33%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Destrehan were at 0.62%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.52%.

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

Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Destrehan's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Louisiana.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,137,000 1.4
$853,001 - $1,137,000 0.0
$568,001 - $853,000 5.0
$455,001 - $568,000 6.4
$341,001 - $455,000 19.0
$227,001 - $341,000 37.8
$114,001 - $227,000 25.4
$57,001 - $114,000 2.9
$0 - $57,000 2.1

Very High for LA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
18.4817518248175 0.346020761245675

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Destrehan Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q1
59.24% 2.32%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,455 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 85.63
Renters 14.37
Vacant 5.01

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Destrehan HOMES
2000 or Newer 6.4
1970 - 1999 84.1
1940 - 1969 8.6
1939 or Older 0.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 81.2
Townhomes 1.9
Small Apt. Buildings 10.0
Apt. Complexes 4.2
Mobile Homes 2.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.32
1 Bedroom 2.14
2 Bedrooms 10.22
3 Bedrooms 45.73
4 Bedrooms 36.81
5 or more bedrooms 4.78