Jefferson, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,841 housing units in Jefferson. This represents a 23.8% decline from 7,667 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,841 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Jefferson is about 56.2%. Jefferson's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.1%. Average household size is 2.11 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Jefferson were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom21.20%
Two Bedrooms43.20%
Three Bedrooms28.60%
Four Bedrooms4.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.24
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$98,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$73,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.93
Median year structure was built1959
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$397

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.20%
Home Equity Loan4.10%
Simple Mortgage44%
Debt Free43.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.4%