Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

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LOUISIANA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

38,802

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

1,725,656

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

227,549

-0.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$38,790

Median Home Price

$164,200

Best Places to Live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Capital city / Industrial city / College town - Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Baton Rouge, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Historic interest
-College-town amenities
-Future job growth
Cons
-Crime rate
-Hot, humid summers
-Uncertain future

 $470,000 
212 University Highlands Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2778 SqFt
 $99,900 
10423 Red Oak Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 944 SqFt
 $74,900 
6460 Underwood Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1214 SqFt

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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QUICK FACTS

City: Baton Rouge
Zip Codes: 70816, 70808, 70815, 70806, 70805, 70802, 70820, 70807, 70814, 70819, 12 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Baton Rouge is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Baton Rouge jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Baton Rouge's cost of living is 9.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Baton Rouge's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Baton Rouge, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
East Baton Rouge parish voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Baton Rouge's population is 227,549 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Baton Rouge is $164,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Baton Rouge

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The median home price in Baton Rouge is $164,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Great school, Awful Administration - 2/22/2017
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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ZIP CODES IN BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA
70816, 70808, 70815, 70806, 70805, 70802, 70820, 70807, 70814, 70819, 12 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN BATON ROUGE
$470,000
212 University Highlands Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$99,900
10423 Red Oak Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$74,900
6460 Underwood Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$383,800
3524 Berkley Hill Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$239,900
15442 White Tail Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$239,000
1170 Sinclair Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$115,000
386 E Bolivar Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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