Building Departments in Louisiana

There are 61 Building Departments in Louisiana, serving a population of 4,663,461 people in an area of 43,195 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 76,450 people, and 1 Building Department per 708 square miles.

The state of Louisiana is ranked 37th in Building Departments per capita, and 25th in Building Departments per square mile.

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Louisiana Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Louisiana Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Louisiana Residential Housing Units
 LouisianaUnited States
Total Housing Units2,031,064135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units1,737,645 (85.6%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
Louisiana Occupied Residential Buildings
 LouisianaUnited States
Single-Family Detached Homes1,167,032 (67.2%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes47,144 (2.7%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments67,539 (3.9%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments69,208 (4.0%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments52,486 (3.0%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments116,601 (6.7%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing217,635 (12.5%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
Louisiana Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 LouisianaUnited States
2014 or Later18,207 (1.0%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 201364,378 (3.7%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 2009272,976 (15.7%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 1999486,778 (28.0%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 1979546,434 (31.4%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 1959239,004 (13.8%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier109,868 (6.3%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
Louisiana Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 LouisianaUnited States
1 Room20,245 (1.2%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms148,454 (8.5%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms706,117 (40.6%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms578,011 (33.3%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms284,818 (16.4%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
Louisiana Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 LouisianaUnited States
No Bedroom21,995 (1.3%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom139,931 (8.1%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms1,263,152 (72.7%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms312,567 (18.0%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
Louisiana Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 LouisianaUnited States
With Complete Plumbing Facilities1,730,387 (99.6%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities1,725,960 (99.3%)117,845,683 (99.2%)