Plaquemine-area home prices rise 10.3% in September, with houses for sale in high demand

Mike Stucka and Sean Lahman USA TODAY NETWORK
An open house was held Aug. 25 for a new three-bedroom house built through the Green Bay School District's Bridges Construction and Renovation program in partnership with NeighborWorks Green Bay in Wisconsin.'s data show that September's median listed home price was $427,250, down about 1.3% from a month earlier.

A typical Iberville Parish home listed for $296,500 in September, up 10.3% from the previous month's $268,750, an analysis of data from shows.

The median list home price in September was up about 31.8% from September 2021. Iberville Parish's median home was 2,252 square feet for a listed price of $143 per square foot.

The Iberville Parish market was busy, with a median 63 days on market. A month earlier, homes had a median 56 days on market. The market added 16 new home listings in September, compared with the 32 added in September 2021. The market ended the month with some 32 listings of homes for sale.

The median home prices issued by may exclude much, or even most, of a market's homes. The price and volume represent only homes that are single-family homes, condominiums or townhomes. They include existing homes, but exclude most new construction as well as pending and contingent sales.

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Across metro Baton Rouge, median home prices rose to $325,000, up 0.5% from a month earlier. The median home had 2,012 square feet, at a list price of $161 per square foot.

Across all of Louisiana, median home prices were $284,950, falling 0.5% from a month earlier. The median Louisiana home for sale had 1,905 square feet at list price of $148 per square foot.

Across the United States, median home prices were $427,250, down 1.3% from a month earlier. The median American home for sale had 1,875 square feet, listed at $220 per square foot.

The median home list price — the midway point of all the houses or units listed over a period of time — is used more often in this report instead of the average home list price because experts say the median offers a more accurate view of what's happening in a market. In finding the average price, all prices of homes listed are added and then divided by the number of homes sold. This measure can be skewed by one low or high price.

The USA TODAY Network is publishing localized versions of this story on its news sites across the country, generated with data from the residential listings database. The story was written by Mike Stucka and Sean Lahman.