Baton Rouge Metro Area, Louisiana 

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Population

828,741

+5.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$51,829

Median Home Price

$163,955

United States / Louisiana / Baton Rouge Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Baton Rouge Metro Area, 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 the Baton Rouge metro area, 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
 $855,000 
14137 Memorial Tower Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 4517 SqFt
 $345,000 
8433 Oak Creek Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1997 SqFt
 $219,000 
9044 Eastbank Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1581 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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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Louisiana
County:
Metro Area: Baton Rouge Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Baton Rouge, Prairieville, 53 total
Zip Codes: 70726, 70737, 70816, 70769, 70810, 70817, 70808, 70815, 70806, 70805, 77 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Baton Rouge Metro Area is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Baton Rouge Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Baton Rouge Metro Area's cost of living is 7.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Baton Rouge Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in the Baton Rouge metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Baton Rouge metro area voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Baton Rouge Metro Area's population is 828,741 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Baton Rouge Metro Area is $163,955. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Baton Rouge Metro Area public schools spend $11,763 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Baton Rouge Metro Area. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN BATON ROUGE METRO AREA, LOUISIANA
70726, 70737, 70816, 70769, 70810, 70817, 70808, 70815, 70806, 70805, 77 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN BATON ROUGE
$855,000
14137 Memorial Tower Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$345,000
8433 Oak Creek Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$219,000
9044 Eastbank Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$64,500
5147 Frey St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$30,000
5465 Jackson Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$217,700
2009 Red Stick Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$216,700
2014 Red Stick Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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