Baton Rouge Real Estate Market Overview

Could Baton Rouge, LA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Baton Rouge. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Baton Rouge such... as Prairieville and Denham Springs. When you’re ready, Trulia has 848 resale and new homes in Baton Rouge lined up for you, including 13 open houses, and 1,191 home in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$256,776

Average Listing Price

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848

Homes For Sale

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$1,450

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Baton Rouge show a 3% week-over-week rise in average listing price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.


Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Baton Rouge can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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8,553

Counts of Theft

4,437

Counts of Assault

3,756

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Baton Rouge

There are 94 schools in Baton Rouge.

Elementary Schools
10

Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School

Public, PK - 5

10

Forest Heights Academy Of Excellence

Public, PK - 5

10

Baton Rouge Visual And Performing Arts Center

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
10

Sherwood Middle Academic Academy

Public, 6 - 8

10

Mckinley Middle Magnet School

Public, 6 - 8

9

Central Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
10

Baton Rouge Magnet High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

Central High School

Public, 9 - 12

4

Mckinley Senior High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Baton Rouge by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
38%
Single residents
Home owners
61%
Home owners
Median age
34
Median age
Household income
$44,091
Median household income
College educated
33%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Baton Rouge commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
98% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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