Houma, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 12,422 housing units in Houma. This represents a 8.2% growth from 11,476 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 12,330 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 92 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Houma is about 68%. Houma's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.1%. Average household size is 2.72 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Houma were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.90%
One Bedroom12.80%
Two Bedrooms27.50%
Three Bedrooms46.10%
Four Bedrooms10.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.85
Median year structure was built1967
Median Value of occupied units$82,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$57,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.44
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$389

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.20%
Home Equity Loan5.30%
Simple Mortgage42.30%
Debt Free46.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.5%