Donaldsonville, LA


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Donaldsonville, 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

Donaldsonville Housing Market Information

With 7,792 people, 2,532 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $125,765, house prices in Donaldsonville are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Donaldsonville, accounting for 64.21% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Donaldsonville include mobile homes or trailers ( 13.76%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.94%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 5.75%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Donaldsonville. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 65.48% of Donaldsonville's homes, and 65.38% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Donaldsonville 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 Donaldsonville built between 1940-1969 ( 29.39%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 13.83%). There's also some housing in Donaldsonville built between 2000 and later ( 9.91%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Donaldsonville. Fully 12.87% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Donaldsonville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Donaldsonville 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.

Donaldsonville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Donaldsonville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 11.23%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Donaldsonville house appreciation rate of 1.07%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Donaldsonville's appreciation rate, at 5.41%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Donaldsonville's appreciation rate has been 0.12%, which annualizes to a rate of 0.50%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Donaldsonville, LA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,096,000 0.0
$822,001 - $1,096,000 0.0
$548,001 - $822,000 0.4
$438,001 - $548,000 0.0
$329,001 - $438,000 0.3
$219,001 - $329,000 11.7
$109,001 - $219,000 45.3
$55,001 - $109,000 21.1
$0 - $55,000 21.2

High for LA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
62.1235204500176 38.3275261324042

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Donaldsonville 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
75.78% 3.32% 9 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$694 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 65.48
Renters 34.52
Vacant 12.87

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Donaldsonville HOMES
2000 or Newer 9.9
1970 - 1999 46.9
1940 - 1969 29.4
1939 or Older 13.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Donaldsonville HOMES
Single-Family 64.2
Townhomes 5.3
Small Apt. Buildings 10.9
Apt. Complexes 5.7
Mobile Homes 13.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Donaldsonville HOMES
No Bedroom 1.41
1 Bedroom 14.04
2 Bedrooms 18.51
3 Bedrooms 56.09
4 Bedrooms 9.29
5 or more bedrooms 0.65

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