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|3||Jefferson Hwy / Corpo...|
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|8||Perkins Rd / Lee Dr|
|9||Tiger Bend Rd / Antio...|
|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 231,500 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.
Baton Rouge is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.02%), sales jobs (11.57%) and food service (8.26%).
Baton Rouge is made interesting by being both a reasonably big city and having a major college student population: students here will find that the city provides a lot of amenities, culture, and opportunities for them. Baton Rouge is more than just a college town, however, though the thousands of students certainly are a major part of the character of the city, as well as a contributor to the local economy.
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, shaping the character of the city into a place that is geared toward, and considered attractive to, many single, educated people. Many singles consider Baton Rouge a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
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: 32.73% of adults in Baton Rouge have a college degree.
The per capita income in Baton Rouge in 2010 was $24,048, 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 $96,192 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||59.12%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.97%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.33%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||27.38%|
|SIZE OF BATON ROUGE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.16%|
|AGE OF BATON ROUGE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.06%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||43.29%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||40.75%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.91%|
|BATON ROUGE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$146,184|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$637|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $48,000||8.24%|
|$48,001 - $95,000||21.05%|
|$95,001 - $191,000||39.18%|
|$191,001 - $286,000||16.49%|
|$286,001 - $381,000||6.81%|
|$381,001 - $476,000||3.67%|
|$476,001 - $715,000||2.43%|
|$715,001 - $953,000||0.97%|
|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||84.83%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$38,974|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$24,048|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||24.74%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (13.73%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.58%)
Public Service (6.07%)
Information Technology (2.22%)
Real estate (2.02%)
|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 (5.84%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.79%)
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