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.
Methodology: NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more
With 7,264 people, 2,999 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $102,609, house prices in Ville Platte are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Ville Platte, accounting for 77.90% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Ville Platte include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.77%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.65%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 6.57%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Ville Platte are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 36.19% owning and 63.81% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Ville Platte 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 Ville Platte built between 1940-1969 ( 39.59%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 7.39%). There's also some housing in Ville Platte built before 1939 ( 5.89%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Ville Platte. Fully 18.57% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Ville Platte homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Ville Platte 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.
Appreciation rates for homes in Ville Platte have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 13.03%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Ville Platte house appreciation rate of 1.23%.
Over the last year, Ville Platte appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Ville Platte's appreciation rate has been -2.50%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Ville Platte were at -3.30%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -12.57%.
Notably, Ville Platte's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Ville Platte's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Louisiana.
|$777,001 - $1,036,000||0.0|
|$518,001 - $777,000||0.0|
|$414,001 - $518,000||0.0|
|$311,001 - $414,000||2.7|
|$208,001 - $311,000||7.0|
|$104,001 - $208,000||32.4|
|$52,001 - $104,000||28.9|
|$0 - $52,000||29.0|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Ville Platte HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||7.4|
|1970 - 1999||47.1|
|1940 - 1969||39.6|
|1939 or Older||5.9|
|TYPE OF Ville Platte HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||7.8|
|SIZE OF Ville Platte HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.25|