Central, Louisiana

Population 27,208

Central is located in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. The population is 27,208, making Central the 2nd largest city in East Baton Rouge Parish.

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

Cities near Central include Greenwell Springs, Monticello and Watson.

Central Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 7.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 69%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24%

Crime Rate

12.53% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 76
  • Violent Crimes: 385
  • Robbery: 60
  • Burglary: 340
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Central
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 1


Low 2.6%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 0 K-12 public schools in Central, LA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Central's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.
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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Central, LA

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134 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Central, LA issued 134 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Central, LA issued 179 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $755
  • 1 Bedroom: $806
  • 2 Bedrooms: $952
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,210
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,485

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Environmental Hazards

1 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (308/320)
    Central, LA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Central, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.79 Average
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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 Central, LA

Central, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Central, LA has no risk of hurricanes.
Central, LA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Central, LA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Central, LA: $70,618


Unemployment in Central is 2.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 36.33%
White Collar - 63.67%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Garret Graves

Neighborhood Info

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  • No Cemeteries found in Central, LA

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  • No retirement homes found in Central, LA
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