Central, Louisiana 

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Population

28,462

+5.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$66,778

Median Home Price

$176,600

Best Places to Live in Central, Louisiana

Capital city / Industrial city / College town - Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta. October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Central, 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

Local Listings in Central
 $247,000 
16995 Bentons Ferry Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1673 SqFt
 $154,900 
9225 Monhegan Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1292 SqFt
 $249,900 
8516 Shady Bluff Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2082 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: Central
Zip Codes: 70739 70818 70770
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Central is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Central jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Central's cost of living is 5.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Central's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Central, 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
Central's population is 28,462 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Central is $176,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Central 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 Central. More Education


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Housing Market in Central

It's a good time to buy in Central. Home Appreciation is up 3.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Central Real Estate

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70739 70818 70770

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NEW LISTINGS IN CENTRAL
$247,000
16995 Bentons Ferry Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$154,900
9225 Monhegan Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$249,900
8516 Shady Bluff Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$650,000
13450 Devall Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$275,000
16152 Redstone Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$142,900
10352 Dundee Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$379,500
12402 Pecos Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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