Most Expensive Baton Rouge Neighborhoods
|1||Longwood / Burtville|
|3||Jefferson Hwy / Corpo...|
|4||Our Lady of the Lake ...|
|5||Brightside Dr / Oleso...|
|8||Perkins Rd / Lee Dr|
|10||Oak Hills Place|
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Popular real estate near Baton Rouge, LA
About Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge is a relatively large city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 230,139 people and 79 constituent neighborhoods, Baton Rouge is the second largest community in Louisiana.
Baton Rouge real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Baton Rouge house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Baton Rouge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Baton Rouge is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Baton Rouge who work in office and administrative support (14.36%), sales jobs (11.60%) and management occupations (7.67%).
Also of interest is that Baton Rouge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Baton Rouge is a nice balance between life in a moderately big city and the interesting diversions and culture that come from having a big college student population. The thousands of students who arrive on campus every fall will find that Baton Rouge has plenty of amenities and opportunities for them, while residents of Baton Rouge enjoy the lectures, music, art, and economic trickle-down that colleges typically provide. "Town and Gown" complement each other in Baton Rouge.
Not only is Baton Rouge a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a very large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. That’s because Baton Rouge is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Baton Rouge a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
In terms of college education, Baton Rouge is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.39% of adults in Baton Rouge have a college degree.
The per capita income in Baton Rouge in 2010 was $23,565, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,260 for a family of four. However, Baton Rouge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Baton Rouge is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Baton Rouge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Baton Rouge residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Baton Rouge include French, English, German, Irish and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Baton Rouge is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|BATON ROUGE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||91,474|
|BATON ROUGE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||51.34%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||48.66%|
|TYPE OF BATON ROUGE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||59.23%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.25%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.99%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||27.23%|
|SIZE OF BATON ROUGE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.18%|
|AGE OF BATON ROUGE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.87%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||44.11%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||39.87%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||6.15%|
|BATON ROUGE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$146,316|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$619|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $50,000||7.99%|
|$50,001 - $100,000||21.96%|
|$100,001 - $199,000||39.19%|
|$199,001 - $299,000||15.79%|
|$299,001 - $399,000||6.51%|
|$399,001 - $499,000||3.62%|
|$499,001 - $748,000||2.65%|
|$748,001 - $997,000||1.02%|
|PEOPLE OF BATON ROUGE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.53%|
|5 TO 17||15.91%|
|18 TO 24||17.41%|
|25 TO 34||15.60%|
|35 TO 54||22.88%|
|55 TO 64||10.44%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.23%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||84.33%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$37,381|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$23,565|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||24.83%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (13.76%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.42%)
Public Service (6.31%)
Information Technology (2.41%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||54.54%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.21%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.04%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.29%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.29%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.33%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||French (6.02%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.53%)
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