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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 - Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Louisiana
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Metro Area: Baton Rouge Metro Area
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City: Baton Rouge, Prairieville, ... 53 total
Zip Codes: 70726, 70816, ... 77 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 Metro Area is 6.00 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Baton Rouge Metro Area jobs have Increased by 2.09 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Baton Rouge Metro Area's cost of living is 8.20% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Baton Rouge Metro Area's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Baton Rouge Metro Area's population is 830,480 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 33.12 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Baton Rouge Metro Area is $158,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 22.35%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Baton Rouge Metro Area public schools spend $11,763 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Baton Rouge Metro Area. Learn more...

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