Shreveport, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 86,921 housing units in Shreveport. This represents a 0.6% decline from 87,473 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 86,273 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 648 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shreveport is about 59.2%. Shreveport's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.4%. Average household size is 2.48 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shreveport were built after 1967.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom15.20%
Two Bedrooms29.60%
Three Bedrooms41.80%
Four Bedrooms9.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1965
Median Value of occupied units$73,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$44,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.39
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$353

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage5.90%
Home Equity Loan3.70%
Simple Mortgage51.90%
Debt Free38.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%