Jena, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,233 housing units in Jena. This represents a 0.1% decline from 1,234 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,077 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 156 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Jena is about 78.2%. Jena's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.3%. Average household size is 2.36 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Jena were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom5.80%
Two Bedrooms29%
Three Bedrooms53%
Four Bedrooms10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.22
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$66,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$50,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.86
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$238

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1.10%
Second Mortgage3.50%
Home Equity Loan1.80%
Simple Mortgage44.30%
Debt Free49.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.1%