Zwolle, LA


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Zwolle, 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

Zwolle Housing Market Information

With a population of 1,972, 744 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $61,932, house prices in Zwolle are some of the most affordable in Louisiana as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Zwolle, accounting for 43.50% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Zwolle include mobile homes or trailers ( 37.56%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.46%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.35%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Zwolle are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 56.89% owning and 43.11% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Zwolle 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 Zwolle built between 1940-1969 ( 23.54%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 13.68%). There's also some housing in Zwolle built before 1939 ( 4.82%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Zwolle. Fully 16.59% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Zwolle homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Zwolle 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.

Zwolle Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Zwolle has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Zwolle real estate appreciated 33.69% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.95%, putting Zwolle in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Zwolle definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Zwolle that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Zwolle real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Zwolle appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 14.39%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 99.16% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Zwolle. Zwolle appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at -0.90%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -3.57%.

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

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,207,000 0.0
$905,001 - $1,207,000 0.0
$603,001 - $905,000 0.1
$483,001 - $603,000 0.6
$362,001 - $483,000 3.5
$241,001 - $362,000 7.4
$121,001 - $241,000 18.6
$61,001 - $121,000 23.2
$0 - $61,000 46.6

Very Low for LA
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
97.6210008203445 97.212543554007

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Zwolle 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
63.87% 2.90% 7 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$660 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 56.89
Renters 43.11
Vacant 16.59

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 13.7
1970 - 1999 58.0
1940 - 1969 23.5
1939 or Older 4.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 43.5
Townhomes 2.4
Small Apt. Buildings 14.5
Apt. Complexes 2.1
Mobile Homes 37.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.67
1 Bedroom 6.73
2 Bedrooms 29.26
3 Bedrooms 51.46
4 Bedrooms 10.09
5 or more bedrooms 1.79

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