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Ville Platte, LA (Louisiana) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,356 (it was $46,200 in 2000)
Ville Platte:

$92,356
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,894 - $159,603

Ville Platte,LA index of house prices

Total population: 7,287 (All urban)

Houses: 3,804 (2,986 occupied: 1,086 owner occupied, 1,909 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

64%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,245 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $49,343.

Median contract rent in 2017: $167 (lower quartile is $114, upper quartile is $230)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $378


Median gross rent in Ville Platte, LA in 2017: $267

Housing units in Ville Platte with a mortgage: 429 (0 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 659

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $44,976

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $29,013

Median monthly housing costs: $481


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Ville Platte, Louisiana Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,291
  • In family households: 5,568 (579 male householders, 943 female householders)
    678 spouses, 2,769 children (2,630 natural, 34 adopted, 102 stepchildren), 91 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 171 parents, 66 other relatives, 243 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,623 (808 male householders (708 living alone)), 667 female householders (620 living alone)), 150 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 106

Size of family households: 720 2-persons, 465 3-persons, 166 4-persons, 139 5-persons, 31 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,330 1-person, 119 2-persons, 30 3-persons.

389 married couples with children.
1,210 single-parent households (50 men, 1,160 women).

82.5% of residents of Ville Platte speak English at home.
16.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ville Platte, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ville Platte, Louisiana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 2292 bedrooms
  • 6363 bedrooms
  • 1854 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ville Platte, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ville Platte, Louisiana
  • 52no bedroom
  • 2411 bedroom
  • 8112 bedrooms
  • 7023 bedrooms
  • 1074 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ville Platte in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ville Platte in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 80no vehicle
  • 3871 vehicle
  • 3862 vehicles
  • 1933 vehicles
  • 404 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ville Platte in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ville Platte in renter-occupied apartments
  • 757no vehicle
  • 9171 vehicle
  • 2312 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ville Platte, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ville Platte, Louisiana
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 573 rooms
  • 814 rooms
  • 3865 rooms
  • 2086 rooms
  • 1427 rooms
  • 1098 rooms
  • 959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ville Platte, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ville Platte, Louisiana
  • 531 room
  • 1492 rooms
  • 2803 rooms
  • 5014 rooms
  • 6265 rooms
  • 2066 rooms
  • 537 rooms
  • 258 rooms
  • 99+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Ville Platte, LA
  • Ville Platte, LA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Ville Platte, LA in 2017
  • 605Less than $10,000
  • 933$10,000 to $19,999
  • 443$20,000 to $29,999
  • 228$30,000 to $39,999
  • 252$40,000 to $49,999
  • 94$50,000 to $59,999
  • 237$60,000 to $74,999
  • 99$75,000 to $99,999
  • 51$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 57$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Ville Platte, LA

  • Distribution of house value in Ville Platte, LA in 2017
  • 59Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 49$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 39$40,000 to $49,999
  • 89$50,000 to $59,999
  • 46$60,000 to $69,999
  • 108$70,000 to $79,999
  • 66$80,000 to $89,999
  • 29$90,000 to $99,999
  • 140$100,000 to $124,999
  • 66$125,000 to $149,999
  • 91$150,000 to $174,999
  • 22$175,000 to $199,999
  • 84$200,000 to $249,999
  • 24$250,000 to $299,999
  • 52$300,000 to $399,999
  • 9$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Ville Platte, LA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Ville Platte, LA in 2017
  • 98Less than $100
  • 179$100 to $149
  • 194$150 to $199
  • 277$200 to $249
  • 159$250 to $299
  • 148$300 to $349
  • 115$350 to $399
  • 65$400 to $449
  • 103$450 to $499
  • 159$500 to $549
  • 39$550 to $599
  • 28$650 to $699
  • 13$700 to $749
  • 13$900 to $999
  • 164No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 69.5%
Number of people working at home: 10 (0.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 173
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 583
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 309
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 80
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 90
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 87
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 278
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 15
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 61
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 46
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 127
  • 90 or more minutes: 79
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ville Platte

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,886 (92%)
  • Carpooled: 207 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 103 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 23.2%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 34.1%Males
  • 15.1%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Ville Platte, Louisiana
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Ville Platte, Louisiana
  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 151985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 0Before 1965
Ancestries in Ville Platte, LA

First ancestries reported:

  • French: 680 (13.9%)
  • French Canadian: 166 (3.4%)
  • American: 98 (2.0%)
  • English: 71 (1.5%)
  • African: 48 (1.0%)
  • Cajun: 41 (0.8%)
  • German: 30 (0.6%)
  • Italian: 6 (0.1%)
  • Polish: 5 (0.1%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Other Western Europe
Ville Platte:

53.3% (8)
Louisiana:

0.5% (603)

Philippines
Ville Platte:

46.7% (7)
Louisiana:

3.2% (3,722)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,811
  • Other state: 499
  • Northeast: 109
  • Midwest: 11
  • South: 218
  • West: 164

86.4% of Ville Platte residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68.4% lived in Louisiana.


Ville Platte:

86.4%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 26
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 74
  • 5th and 6th grade: 98
  • 7th and 8th grade: 138
  • 9th grade: 78
  • 10th grade: 70
  • 11th grade: 90
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 987
  • Less than 1 year of college: 110
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 162
  • Associate degree: 90
  • Bachelor's degree: 146
  • Master's degree: 16
  • Professional school degree: 34
  • Doctorate degree: 7
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 139
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 43
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 102
  • 9th grade: 122
  • 10th grade: 152
  • 11th grade: 157
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 26
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 852
  • Less than 1 year of college: 139
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 322
  • Associate degree: 147
  • Bachelor's degree: 266
  • Master's degree: 11
  • Professional school degree: 27
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Ville Platte marital status for males
Ville Platte marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,919
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 208
  • 3 or 4: 84
  • 5 to 9: 68
  • 10 to 19: 72
  • 20 to 49: 31
  • 50 or more: 194
  • Mobile homes: 239

Median worth of mobile homes: $62,657

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 14.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 11.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 21 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Ville Platte
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ville Platte, LA
  • 53.1%Electricity
  • 44.9%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ville Platte, LA
  • 83.6%Electricity
  • 16.1%Utility gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 66
Here:

10.5%
Louisiana:

18.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

18.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 95
Here:

34.5%
Louisiana:

17.5%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability