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Overview
Population:229,493
Pop. Change:0%
State: Louisiana
Metro Area: Baton Rouge Metro Area
County: East Baton Rouge County
City:Baton Rouge
Zip Code:70816, 70805, ... 15 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Baton Rouge's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Baton_Rouge, Louisiana

As of 2012, Baton Rouge's population is 229,493 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.11 percent.

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The median home cost in Baton Rouge is $143,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.84 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Baton Rouge's cost of living is 7.10% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Baton Rouge public schools spend $5,031 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Baton Rouge.

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The unemployment rate in Baton Rouge is 6.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Baton Rouge jobs have Decreased by 2.95 percent.


Ranked #16 The Most (and Least) Gender Imbalanced Cities
Ranked #17 America’s Best (and Worst) Cities for Dating
Ranked #33 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)
Ranked #43 The Most Single Cities
Ranked #59 Drought-Riskiest Cities
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Map Of Baton_Rouge

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Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Baton Rouge's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes