Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Population 230,040

Baton Rouge is located in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. The population is 230,040, making Baton Rouge the largest city in East Baton Rouge Parish and the largest city in the state of Louisiana.

There are 109 public schools in Baton Rouge with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Baton Rouge is very low , and there are 830 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Baton Rouge is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Baton Rouge property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Baton Rouge include Westminster, Merrydale and Inniswold.

Baton Rouge Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31.8%

Crime Rate

60.16% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 362
  • Violent Crimes: 936
  • Robbery: 292
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

56.31% Higher than national avg.
  • 830 offenders in Baton Rouge
  • 36.08 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,205 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 67
  • Registered Polluters: 35
  • Superfunds: 43
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,060

Unemployment

Moderate 4.2%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Crime view details

830 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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476 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Baton Rouge, LA issued 476 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 476 permits, 232 were issued for single family homes and 244 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Baton Rouge, LA issued 301 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 301 permits, 115 were issued for single family homes and 186 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $765
  • 1 Bedroom: $810
  • 2 Bedrooms: $955
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,214
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,497

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Environmental Hazards

1205 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (308/320)
    Baton Rouge, LA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Baton Rouge, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.79 Average
    Baton Rouge, LA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 53.38°
  • February 55.22°
  • March 62.07°
  • April 69°
  • May 75.83°
  • June 83.07°
  • July 83.12°
  • August 83.48°
  • September 77.62°
  • October 68.25°
  • November 59.45°
  • December 53.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Baton Rouge, LA

Earthquakes
Baton Rouge, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Baton Rouge, LA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Baton Rouge, LA has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Baton Rouge, LA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Baton Rouge, LA: $38,470

Unemployment

Unemployment in Baton Rouge is 4.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.61%
White Collar - 60.39%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • Cedric Richmond
  • Garret Graves

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

95 FCC Towers view all