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Pros

-Historic interest
-College-town amenities
-Future job growth

Cons

-Crime rate
-Hot, humid summers
-Uncertain future


What Bert Has To Say About Baton Rouge Metro Area


Home to Louisiana State and Southern universities, Baton Rouge lies about 30 miles up the Mississippi River from New Orleans and 65 miles from the coast. A rich past as an ocean port, center for antebellum commerce, and Louisiana’s colorful political history adds spice to the local character. There are many points of interest along the shady streets with their gracious old homes.

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Capital city / Industrial city / College town located in Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta See local real estate
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City: Baton Rouge
Zip Codes: 70816, 70808, ... 12 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Baton Rouge


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Baton Rouge is 6.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Baton Rouge jobs have Increased by 2.10 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Baton Rouge's cost of living is 12.60% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Baton Rouge's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Baton Rouge's population is 228,590 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.13 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Baton Rouge is $132,376. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.84%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Baton Rouge public schools spend $12,592 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Baton Rouge. Learn more...

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  2/22/2017
Great school, Awful Administration

Don't get me wrong, this is a great school filled with many great teachers. I absolutely love all of the classes I am currently in and have been in. We are taught with... (Read More)

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  12/18/2015
Relocation

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  10/29/2014
Hmmmm

Private schools a must!!!! Small city with big fish in a small pond. Very hot, humid. A home in a nice neighborhood ( which can be right beside a terrible neighborhood)... (Read More)

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