Saint Bernard, LA


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Saint Bernard, 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

Saint Bernard Housing Market Information

With 7,951 people, 1,206 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $123,533, house prices in Saint Bernard are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Saint Bernard, accounting for 80.16% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Saint Bernard include mobile homes or trailers ( 19.11%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Saint Bernard. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 91.24% of Saint Bernard's homes, and 77.69% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Saint Bernard 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 Saint Bernard built between 2000 and later ( 35.45%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 17.72%). There's also some housing in Saint Bernard built before 1939 ( 1.34%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Saint Bernard. Fully 17.45% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Saint Bernard homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Saint Bernard 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.

Saint Bernard Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Saint Bernard have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 1.45%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Saint Bernard house appreciation rate of 0.14%.

Over the last year, Saint Bernard appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Saint Bernard's appreciation rate has been 2.00%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Saint Bernard were at -1.40%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -5.49%.

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

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Saint Bernard, LA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,151,000 0.2
$863,001 - $1,151,000 0.0
$576,001 - $863,000 0.0
$461,001 - $576,000 1.0
$345,001 - $461,000 3.4
$230,001 - $345,000 9.6
$115,001 - $230,000 37.8
$58,001 - $115,000 26.9
$0 - $58,000 21.0

Average for LA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
63.4477909293332 40.418118466899

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Saint Bernard 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
51.08% 2.42% 4 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,001 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 91.24
Renters 8.76
Vacant 17.45

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Saint Bernard HOMES
2000 or Newer 35.4
1970 - 1999 45.5
1940 - 1969 17.7
1939 or Older 1.3

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Saint Bernard HOMES
Single-Family 80.2
Townhomes 0.1
Small Apt. Buildings 0.3
Apt. Complexes 0.3
Mobile Homes 19.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Saint Bernard HOMES
No Bedroom 0.35
1 Bedroom 3.60
2 Bedrooms 16.55
3 Bedrooms 60.75
4 Bedrooms 16.94
5 or more bedrooms 1.80

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