Metairie, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 67,081 housing units in Metairie. This represents a 0.1% growth from 67,021 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 67,081 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Metairie is about 61.7%. Metairie's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.2%. Average household size is 2.28 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Metairie were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.80%
One Bedroom16.20%
Two Bedrooms24.40%
Three Bedrooms40.70%
Four Bedrooms13.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$139,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$141,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.95
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$514

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage6.80%
Home Equity Loan5.20%
Simple Mortgage46.10%
Debt Free41.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.6%