Baton Rouge, LA Cost of Living

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Baton Rouge cost of living score
Less expensive
6.8% lower
than the US average
3.7% higher
than the Louisiana average
Baton Rouge, Louisiana gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 93.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 6.8% lower than the U.S. average and 3.7% lower than the average for Louisiana.

Baton Rouge, LA

Housing costs in Baton Rouge?
A typical home costs $200,900, which is 40.6% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 8.7% more expensive than the average Louisiana home, at $184,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Baton Rouge costs $1,010 per month, which is 29.4% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,000.

Can I afford Baton Rouge?
To live comfortably in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a minimum annual income of $38,520 for a family, and $35,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Baton Rouge?
Baton Rouge, Louisiana boasts both affordability and beautiful scenery — allowing you to get the most out of your money. Homeowners can find plenty of housing options ranging from inexpensive single family homes to beachfront villas - while renters also have access to even more attractive deals now than ever before. Additionally, groceries and transportation expenses are relatively low when compared with other parts of the country - making Baton Rouge an excellent option if you want stick within budget.
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terrible place to  More

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Over 5 years ago

I live hear so i can't say i hate it but i don't like  More

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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  More

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