Louisiana Fair Market Rents

2022 Fair Market Rents

2022 FMRs in Louisiana by county. Click on the map below to view FMRs for a particular county.

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FMRs vary across Louisiana based on County and ZIP code as well as number of bedrooms. The average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Louisiana is $823.

The highest average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in the United States is $1,888 in Hawaii. The lowest for a two-bedroom apartment is $485 in Puerto Rico.

FMRs in Louisiana are based on the price of monthly rent plus the cost of essential utilities. FMRs vary by county or ZIP Code. Generally areas with a lower population density have a lower gross rent (lower FMRs) but there are exceptions.

View the Fair Market Rents Overview for detailed information on how FMRs are calculated. Click on a specific county on the map or from the table below for detailed FMR information including Small Area FMRs.

How does Louisiana compare?

The highest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Louisiana is $1,089 in St. John the Baptist Parish, St. Charles Parish, and 5 others. The lowest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment is $696 in Franklin Parish.

Louisiana ($823) has a 17.5% lower FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of the US ($997) and therefore has a lower gross rent.

Louisiana is rank 38th out of 56 States and territories. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is lower than 37 other States and territories. Louisiana is the 19th cheapest State or territory in terms of FMRs.

Average FMRs for Louisiana

38th
Rank
$616
Studio
$674
1-person
$823
2-person
$1,071
3-person
$1,224
4-person
Counties in Louisiana (64)
County Rank Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
St. John the Baptist Parish 1st $786 $927 $1,089 $1,404 $1,623
St. Charles Parish 1st $786 $927 $1,089 $1,404 $1,623
St. Bernard Parish 1st $786 $927 $1,089 $1,404 $1,623
St. Tammany Parish 1st $786 $927 $1,089 $1,404 $1,623
Plaquemines Parish 1st $786 $927 $1,089 $1,404 $1,623
Orleans Parish 1st $786 $927 $1,089 $1,404 $1,623
Jefferson Parish 1st $786 $927 $1,089 $1,404 $1,623
West Feliciana Parish 8th $744 $781 $917 $1,161 $1,447
St. Helena Parish 8th $744 $781 $917 $1,161 $1,447
Pointe Coupee Parish 8th $744 $781 $917 $1,161 $1,447
Livingston Parish 8th $744 $781 $917 $1,161 $1,447
East Feliciana Parish 8th $744 $781 $917 $1,161 $1,447
East Baton Rouge Parish 8th $744 $781 $917 $1,161 $1,447
Ascension Parish 8th $744 $781 $917 $1,161 $1,447
West Baton Rouge Parish 8th $744 $781 $917 $1,161 $1,447
St. Martin Parish 16th $608 $781 $890 $1,202 $1,387
Lafayette Parish 16th $608 $781 $890 $1,202 $1,387
Vernon Parish 18th $663 $705 $928 $1,152 $1,387
Terrebonne Parish 19th $598 $700 $890 $1,186 $1,350
Lafourche Parish 19th $598 $700 $890 $1,186 $1,350
Tangipahoa Parish 21st $709 $714 $913 $1,129 $1,238
Bossier Parish 22nd $632 $756 $897 $1,112 $1,249
Caddo Parish 22nd $632 $756 $897 $1,112 $1,249
De Soto Parish 22nd $632 $756 $897 $1,112 $1,249
Calcasieu Parish 25th $660 $688 $884 $1,107 $1,241
Cameron Parish 25th $660 $688 $884 $1,107 $1,241
Lincoln Parish 27th $593 $653 $780 $1,060 $1,335
St. Mary Parish 28th $568 $676 $828 $1,045 $1,296
Iberia Parish 29th $614 $629 $828 $1,054 $1,262
St. James Parish 30th $590 $621 $817 $1,124 $1,220
Grant Parish 31st $543 $637 $818 $1,097 $1,195
Rapides Parish 31st $543 $637 $818 $1,097 $1,195
Union Parish 33rd $615 $619 $815 $1,011 $1,115
Ouachita Parish 33rd $615 $619 $815 $1,011 $1,115
Caldwell Parish 35th $617 $635 $812 $1,004 $1,101
Assumption Parish 36th $601 $648 $738 $1,019 $1,158
Iberville Parish 37th $604 $630 $742 $1,016 $1,135
Natchitoches Parish 38th $539 $616 $811 $1,022 $1,100
Beauregard Parish 39th $600 $611 $696 $959 $1,191
Washington Parish 40th $590 $611 $696 $989 $1,095
Morehouse Parish 41st $584 $588 $696 $921 $1,191
Bienville Parish 42nd $529 $611 $696 $989 $1,086
Catahoula Parish 43rd $572 $611 $696 $989 $1,020
Madison Parish 44th $549 $552 $696 $989 $1,074
Sabine Parish 45th $496 $567 $746 $941 $1,108
Vermilion Parish 45th $542 $641 $730 $955 $990
Tensas Parish 47th $529 $611 $696 $989 $1,020
Richland Parish 48th $525 $529 $696 $860 $1,166
Jefferson Davis Parish 49th $577 $611 $696 $940 $944
Allen Parish 50th $529 $532 $696 $947 $1,061
Acadia Parish 51st $492 $529 $696 $980 $1,049
Concordia Parish 52nd $529 $611 $696 $940 $961
East Carroll Parish 53rd $529 $529 $696 $947 $1,030
Webster Parish 53rd $529 $537 $696 $977 $992
Avoyelles Parish 55th $471 $539 $709 $918 $1,092
St. Landry Parish 56th $533 $537 $706 $910 $1,027
West Carroll Parish 57th $529 $529 $696 $923 $1,020
Jackson Parish 58th $529 $589 $696 $919 $944
Evangeline Parish 59th $529 $574 $696 $890 $985
La Salle Parish 60th $529 $544 $696 $894 $980
Claiborne Parish 61st $546 $557 $696 $865 $944
Winn Parish 61st $529 $529 $696 $886 $968
Red River Parish 63rd $530 $545 $697 $862 $963
Franklin Parish 64th $529 $532 $696 $882 $944

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