Living in Baton Rouge, LA
Nearly 230,000 people live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s capital. This is a city with a lot of history, plenty of things to do for fun and abundant housing opportunities.
The median home value in Baton Rouge is just a little over $160,000, and the living atmosphere feels very suburban. About half of the residents own homes while the other half rents. Some of the best neighborhoods in this city include Baker/Zachary, Broadmoor/Sherwood, Brownsfield/Central, Gardent District and South Baton Rouge.
Baton Rouge is also a pretty decent place to raise a family. Many public schools and private schools in this city have received excellent ratings.
Elementary Schools in Baton Rouge:
- Audubon Elementary School (Kindergarten through 5 th)
- Baton Rouge Foreign Language Academic Immersion Magnet (Kindergarten through 5th)
- Baton Rouge Visual & Performing Arts Center (Kindergarten through 5th)
- Belfair Montessori School (Kindergarten through 8th)
- Buchanan Elementary School (Kindergarten through 5th )
- Forest Heights Academy of Excellence (Kindergarten through 5th)
- Magnolia Woods Elementary School (Kindergarten through 5th)
- Mayfair Laboratory School (Kindergarten through 8th)
- Parkview Elementary School (Kindergarten through 5th)
- The Dufrocq School (Kindergarten through 5th)
- Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School (Kindergarten through 5th)
Middle Schools in Baton Rouge:
- McKinley Middle Magnet School (6th through 8th)
- Scotlandville Middle Pre-Engineering Academy (6th through 8th)
- Sherwood Middle Academic Academy (6th through 8th)
- Woodlawn Middle School (6th through 8th)
High Schools in Baton Rouge:
- Baton Rouge Magnet High School (9th through 12th)
- Robert E Lee High School (9th through 12th)
And those are just to name a few! Your children’s educations will be in good hands in Baton Rouge.
Things to Do in Baton Rouge, LA
Capital Park Museum
From 9 in the morning to 4:30 in the afternoon, you can take in Louisiana’s history at Capital Park Museum. Admission for children 6 and under is free, and admission for adults is just $6 (so, basically free).
Louisiana’s Old State Capital
Everybody and their brother has been to the Louisiana State Capital building, but what about the old one? Get a Louisiana history lesson by exploring this building with your own eyes.
LSU Rural Life Museum
When you think museum, you probably picture a fairly large, fairly modern-looking building with paintings or ancient artifacts in it, right? The LSU Rural Life Museum lets you explore homes from the old days for yourself, so you get a different kind of experience.
LSU Tiger Stadium
LSU Tiger Stadium is the football stadium to watch a game at in Louisiana. You’ve got your concessions, first aid station and – oh, right – amazing seats to watch some of the best footballs games.
Baton Rouge Real Estate
If you’re looking for something newer and larger, however, there are homes in Baton Rouge going for about $300,000. Whatever your price point, we can find the home you’re looking for. Give us a call or email us today.