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Baton Rouge Apartments
Last updated April 16 2024 at 10:18 PM

Baton Rouge, LA
145 Apartments for Rent

Baton Rouge Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 220,236
Population Density: 2,547.6 people/sq mile
Median Age: 32
Percentage of Family Households: 51%
Median Annual Income: $41,257 / year
Median Rent: $943 / month

What locals are saying

So you wanna be a Baton Rougian? Well, you’re in good company! Not only is Baton Rouge the capital and second-largest city in Louisiana, it is also one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the U.S. and was recently ranked among the “Top 10 Places for Young Adults” by Portfolio Magazine. And we all know how picky Portfolio Magazine can be. So instead of throwing ‘bows and pulling out the brass knuckles to horde off potential apartment stealers, just peruse our helpful tips to find the quintessential Baton Rouge apartment. You’ll be cooking up an authentic pot of Cajun goodness in your quaint kitchen in no time.

Look for Good Deals : The city is growing at a fantastic pace, and lucky for you, new construction and building projects are managing to keep up

Baton Rouge Demographics


How diverse is Baton Rouge?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Baton Rouge is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Baton Rouge are Black Or African American (51%), White (36.2%), Asian (4.6%), Hispanic Or Latino (3.7%), Two Or More (3.4%), Other (1%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Baton Rouge residents?

The median age in Baton Rouge is 32 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Baton Rouge?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Baton Rouge is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Baton Rouge are Black Or African American (51%), White (36.2%), Asian (4.6%), Hispanic Or Latino (3.7%), Two Or More (3.4%), Other (1%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Baton Rouge residents?

The median age in Baton Rouge is 32 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Baton Rouge Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Baton Rouge is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Baton Rouge is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Baton Rouge is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Baton Rouge


Elementary Schools

10 /10
Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
443 Students
2 Reviews
443
Students
2 Reviews
10 /10
B. R. Foreign Language Academy Immersion Magnet
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
410 Students
15 Reviews
410
Students
15 Reviews
9 /10
Lsu Laboratory School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
1,441 Students
6 Reviews
1,441
Students
6 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Lsu Laboratory School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
1,441 Students
6 Reviews
1,441
Students
6 Reviews
9 /10
Sherwood Middle Academic Academy
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
767 Students
11 Reviews
767
Students
11 Reviews
9 /10
Mayfair Laboratory School
Public
K-8
Public
K-8
389 Students
2 Reviews
389
Students
2 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,499 Students
9 Reviews
1,499
Students
9 Reviews
9 /10
Lsu Laboratory School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
1,441 Students
6 Reviews
1,441
Students
6 Reviews
4 /10
Southern University Lab School
Public
PK-12
Public
PK-12
301 Students
2 Reviews
301
Students
2 Reviews

What Renters Say about Baton Rouge


Apartment List has released the results for Baton Rouge from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Baton Rouge renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories below average scores."
67%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
56%
Pet Friendliness
53%
Commute Time
52%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
49%
Social Life
47%
Weather
33%
Public Transit
31%
Dating
29%
State and Local Taxes
28%
Safety and Crime Rate
28%
Quality of Schools
27%
Affordability
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Average rent in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Baton Rouge is $1,047, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,209. Rent rates updated 6 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Baton Rouge, LA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Baton Rouge, LA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 145 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Baton Rouge. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Baton Rouge is $1,198 for a studio, $1,047 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,209 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Baton Rouge apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Baton Rouge, LA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, the average rent is $1,198 for a studio, $1,047 for a 1-bedroom, $1,209 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,311 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Baton Rouge, check out our monthly Baton Rouge Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Baton Rouge?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Baton Rouge by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Baton Rouge?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Baton Rouge apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Baton Rouge?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Baton Rouge.

How can I find off-campus housing in Baton Rouge?