Ville Platte, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,540 housing units in Ville Platte. This represents a 4.9% decline from 3,721 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,526 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 14 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ville Platte is about 51.9%. Ville Platte's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.6%. Average household size is 2.48 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ville Platte were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.60%
One Bedroom12.30%
Two Bedrooms36.40%
Three Bedrooms39.50%
Four Bedrooms7.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1968
Median Value of occupied units$48,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$12,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.78
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$240

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.20%
Home Equity Loan2.10%
Simple Mortgage34.50%
Debt Free62.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.4%