Vacherie, LA


Highest Appreciating Vacherie Neighborhoods Since 2000

Vacherie, 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

Vacherie Housing Market Information

With a population of 6,483, 1,208 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $147,509, Vacherie real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Vacherie, accounting for 78.00% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Vacherie include mobile homes or trailers ( 16.77%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.08%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.16%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Vacherie. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 81.28% of Vacherie's homes, and 74.46% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Vacherie 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 Vacherie built between 1940-1969 ( 32.00%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 10.09%). There's also some housing in Vacherie built before 1939 ( 5.43%).

Vacherie Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Vacherie have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 10.49%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Vacherie house appreciation rate of 1.00%.

Over the last year, Vacherie appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Vacherie's appreciation rate has been -2.27%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Vacherie were at -1.40%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -5.49%.

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

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,082,000 0.0
$812,001 - $1,082,000 0.0
$541,001 - $812,000 0.0
$433,001 - $541,000 0.0
$324,001 - $433,000 4.8
$217,001 - $324,000 16.2
$108,001 - $217,000 45.0
$54,001 - $108,000 17.3
$0 - $54,000 16.8

High for LA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
51.0898863236845 21.602787456446

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Vacherie 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
76.59% 3.35% 9 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$764 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 81.28
Renters 18.72
Vacant 7.82

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 10.1
1970 - 1999 52.5
1940 - 1969 32.0
1939 or Older 5.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 78.0
Townhomes 1.2
Small Apt. Buildings 4.1
Apt. Complexes 0.0
Mobile Homes 16.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.40
1 Bedroom 2.29
2 Bedrooms 21.43
3 Bedrooms 61.32
4 Bedrooms 13.14
5 or more bedrooms 1.43

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