City At A Glance

Downtown Baton Rouge, LA
Downtown Baton Rouge, LA

Quick Facts:

Population: 232,523
Median Household Income: $37,055
Average Work Commute: 18 Minutes
Median Home Price: $140,000

About Baton Rouge, LA

A Mississippi River port city, capital city and college town, Baton Rouge offers much in terms of transportation assets for businesses, rich history and culture, political influence, and learning opportunities. Students at the largest area university, Louisiana State University, make up more than 10 percent of the city's current residents. Already the second-largest city in Louisiana, Baton Rouge continues to experience dramatic growth in its population and economy.