east baton rouge Parish, Louisiana 

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Population

439,729

+2.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Median Income

$48,535

Median Home Price

$197,600

Median Age

33.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.2 / 7.8

summer / winter

United States / Louisiana / No Metro Area / East Baton Rouge Parish / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in east baton rouge Parish, 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 East Baton Rouge Parish, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

east baton rouge, LA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County: East Baton Rouge Parish
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Baton Rouge, Central, 14 total
Zip Codes: 70816, 70810, 70817, 70808, 70791, 70815, 70806, 70805, 70809, 70802, 23 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in East Baton Rouge County is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. East Baton Rouge County jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, East Baton Rouge County's cost of living is 7.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare East Baton Rouge County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, East Baton Rouge parish remained strongly Democratic, 55.5% to 42.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
East Baton Rouge County's population is 439,729 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in East Baton Rouge County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.6%.

SCHOOLS
East Baton Rouge County public schools spend $12,465 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in East Baton Rouge County. More Education



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It's a good time to buy in East Baton Rouge. Home Appreciation is up 5.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in East Baton Rouge is .

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MAPS OF EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LOUISIANA
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ZIP CODES IN EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LOUISIANA
70816, 70810, 70817, 70808, 70791, 70815, 70806, 70805, 70809, 70802, 23 total

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