Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

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Economy in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge has an unemployment rate of 4.7%. The US average is 3.9%.

Baton Rouge has seen the job market increase by 1.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 24.4%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Baton Rouge
- The Sales Tax Rate for Baton Rouge is 9.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Baton Rouge is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Baton Rouge
- The average income of a Baton Rouge resident is $23,990 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Baton Rouge resident is $38,790 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYBaton Rouge, LouisianaUnited States
  5.3%3.7%
  1.3%1.6%
  24.4%33.5%
  9.5%6.2%
  6.0%4.6%
  $25,876$31,177
  $40,948$57,652
  $54,123$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.4%1.3%
  0.9%0.6%
  7.2%6.2%
  5.7%10.4%
  1.9%2.7%
  12.0%11.6%
  3.3%4.1%
  0.6%0.9%
  1.9%2.1%
  3.5%4.7%
  1.6%1.9%
  7.1%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.9%4.3%
  13.6%9.3%
  13.0%13.8%
  2.3%2.2%
  10.5%7.4%
  5.5%4.9%
  5.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Baton Rouge    63 Reviews
    i live hear so.... - 3/18/2019
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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

    Relocation - 12/18/2015
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    70816, 70808, 70815, 70806, 70805, 70802, 70820, 70807, 70814, 70819, ... 12 more

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