Louisiana Funeral Costs

The average cost of a funeral in Louisiana is $6,170 based on surveyed data from funeral homes across the state. Funeral costs can vary widely depending on your city, service provider and elected services. Our research found that prices can range from $2,675 to $12,875.


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Louisiana Funeral Cost Breakdown

Our cost estimates assume an average casket cost of $1,500. You are not required to select a casket from your funeral home, so it can be beneficial to shop around for a more affordable casket if needed. Your funeral home must honor any alternative casket you purchase by law.

The data here is intended for educational purposes only and we make no warranty about its accuracy. Funeral homes change prices frequently, so we recommend contacting the funeral home directly and asking them for their prices as they may have changed.

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Average Funeral Costs By County

County Average Funeral Cost
Acadia County, LA $5,843
Allen County, LA $4,809
Ascension County, LA $6,039
Assumption County, LA $5,457
Avoyelles County, LA $5,329
Bienville County, LA $5,873
Bossier County, LA $6,828
Caddo County, LA $5,838
Calcasieu County, LA $7,460
Cameron County, LA $6,053
Claiborne County, LA $7,570
Concordia County, LA $5,382
De Soto County, LA $5,273
East Baton Rouge County, LA $5,239
East Carroll County, LA $3,905
East Feliciana County, LA $4,952
Evangeline County, LA $5,541
Franklin County, LA $4,716
Grant County, LA $6,945
Iberia County, LA $8,316
Iberville County, LA $6,072
Jackson County, LA $6,787
Jefferson County, LA $6,204
Jefferson Davis County, LA $5,659
Lafayette County, LA $7,461
Lafourche County, LA $5,245
Lincoln County, LA $7,578
Livingston County, LA $5,633
Madison County, LA $4,840
Morehouse County, LA $5,105
Orleans County, LA $5,808
Ouachita County, LA $6,304
Pointe Coupee County, LA $5,320
Rapides County, LA $5,704
Red River County, LA $4,897
Richland County, LA $5,941
Sabine County, LA $5,479
St. Bernard County, LA $8,355
St. Charles County, LA $7,170
St. Helena County, LA $10,350
St. James County, LA $6,410
St. Landry County, LA $7,096
St. Martin County, LA $10,659
St. Mary County, LA $6,351
St. Tammany County, LA $5,463
Tangipahoa County, LA $7,926
Terrebonne County, LA $5,533
Union County, LA $7,097
Vermilion County, LA $6,628
Washington County, LA $4,299
Webster County, LA $6,027
West Baton Rouge County, LA $6,045
West Carroll County, LA $5,712

Funeral Costs By Service

Service Average Cost
Basic Services $2,130
Viewing and Visitation $420
Funeral Ceremony $430
Graveside Service $59
Transport of Remains $309
Direct Burial $332
Direct Cremation $2,047
Embalming $689

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Cities in Louisiana