Merrydale, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,503 housing units in Merrydale. This represents a 1.4% growth from 3,453 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,503 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Merrydale is about 74.5%. Merrydale's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.8%. Average household size is 3.15 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Merrydale were built after 1970.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4%
One Bedroom4%
Two Bedrooms16.50%
Three Bedrooms66.10%
Four Bedrooms8.60%
Five Bedrooms or more0.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.09
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$62,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.3
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$300

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8%
Home Equity Loan3.80%
Simple Mortgage63.70%
Debt Free24.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.9%