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-Hot, humid summers
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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.


  • Location: Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta
  • Country: United States
  • State: Louisiana
  • County: Ascension Parish
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About Ascension

    The unemployment rate in Ascension County is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ascension County jobs have Increased by 3.12 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Ascension County's cost of living is 6.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Ascension County's population is 107,647 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 40.50 percent.
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Ascension County is $160,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.90 percent.
    Ascension County public schools spend $11,448 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Ascension County.

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