What you need to know about Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge is located in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. The population is 38% White, 54% Black, 3% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 1% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 3% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $38,790 and the median home value is $154,000. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Baton Rouge, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Baton Rouge has a Walk Score ® of 37.
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Housing

Homes Owned 50.13%
50.13% Complete
Homes Rented 49.87%
49.87% Complete

Real Estate

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Ready to move to Baton Rouge? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Baton Rouge.

Median Home Price

$154,000
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Baton Rouge rates.

Median Household Income

$38,790
Lower than the national average

Business

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Baton Rouge.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Baton Rouge.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 33%
33% Complete
Graduated High School 86%
86% Complete

Baton Rouge, LA's Rankings

Top 10 Best Places to Retire 2013

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