La Plata, MD Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,324 housing units in La Plata. This represents a 15.7% growth from 2,009 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,297 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 27 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in La Plata is about 68.9%. La Plata's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.8%. Average household size is 2.66 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in La Plata were built after 1984.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom8.60%
Two Bedrooms19.60%
Three Bedrooms38.50%
Four Bedrooms26.30%
Five Bedrooms or more6%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.83
Median year structure was built1985
Median Value of occupied units$174,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$137,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$393

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage11%
Home Equity Loan8.90%
Simple Mortgage68.80%
Debt Free10.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.2%