Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

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Population

228,590

4% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Median Income

$38,790

Avg. Home Price

$162,500

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

Local Listings in Baton, Rouge, LA
 $175,000 
4915 Holloway Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1663 SqFt
 $175,000 
4915 Holloway Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1663 SqFt
 $147,000 
2437 Creekside Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1346 SqFt
 $142,671 
12818 Stutgart Ave
Bed -1 | Bath 0.0 | 1891 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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County: East Baton Rouge County
Metro Area: Baton Rouge Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Baton Rouge
Zip Codes: 70816, 70808, 70815, 70805, 70806, 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 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Baton Rouge jobs have increased by 2.10%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Baton Rouge's cost of living is 0.50% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Baton Rouge's Cost of Living

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 228,590 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.13%. 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 $162,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.54%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Baton Rouge

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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Housing Market in Baton Rouge

It's a good time to buy in Baton Rouge. Home Appreciation is up 10.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Baton Rouge Real Estate or Find top agents in Baton Rouge

The median home price in Baton Rouge is $162,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Baton Rouge   62 Reviews
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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Relocation - 12/18/2015
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Hmmmm - 10/29/2014
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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ZIP CODES IN BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA
70816, 70808, 70815, 70805, 70806, 70802, 70820, 70807, 70814, 70819, 12 total

NEW LISTINGS IN BATON ROUGE LA
$175,000
4915 Holloway Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$147,000
2437 Creekside Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$142,671
12818 Stutgart Ave
Bed -1 | Bath 0.0 |

$136,116
7894 N Jefferson Place Cir # 8
Bed -1 | Bath 0.0 |

$130,060
1539 Gwen Dr # 41
Bed -1 | Bath 0.0 |

$132,021
12533 Cyndal Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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