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133 Apartments for rent in Baton Rouge, LA

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11 Units Available
The Highland Club
17505 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA | Jefferson - Tiger Bend
1 Bedroom
$1,135
739 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,270
1189 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,365
1441 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 07:41 PM
Welcome to The Highland Club, a residential community featuring One, Two & Three bedroom apartments in Baton Rouge, LA.
Verified
8 Units Available
Citiscape at Essen
5010 Mancuso Ln
Baton Rouge, LA | Jefferson Terrace - Inniswold
Studio
$1,149
585 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,234
711 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,369
969 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 07:41 PM
Brilliant Baton Rouge apartments in a friendly complex. Recently renovated units boast carpets, hardwood floors and air conditioning. Alarm system, internet access, swimming pool and fire pit. Just north of Interstate 10.
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6 Units Available
Arlington Townhomes and Cottages
550 Ben Hur Rd
Baton Rouge, LA | South Campus
3 Bedrooms
$2,010
1346 sqft
4 Bedrooms
$2,080
1612 sqft
5 Bedrooms
$3,050
1832 sqft
Last updated May 22 at 09:24 PM
Meet Arlington Cottages and Townhomes - Where each unit is priced by the bedroom - Arlington Cottages & Townhomes is Baton Rouge's newest luxury off-campus apartment community located near Louisiana State University.
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17 Units Available
Mansions in the Park
7250 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA | Pollard - Woodchase
1 Bedroom
$984
655 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,219
1033 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:54 PM
Virtual tours and online leasing available! Contact our team by phone or email today. Nestled in acres of beautiful trees & landscaping. Secluded location in the heart of the city offers luxury living.
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30 Units Available
Indigo Park
11959 Nicholson Dr
Baton Rouge, LA | South Burbank
1 Bedroom
$921
860 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,212
1225 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,421
1483 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 07:40 PM
Modern community with luxury amenities including a salt water pool, 24-hour fitness center and theater room. Apartments offer designer lighting and gourmet kitchens, along with lake views in some units.
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15 Units Available
Cypress Park
10318 Celtic Dr
Baton Rouge, LA | Jefferson - Drusilla
1 Bedroom
$745
645 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$905
1072 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,220
1261 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 07:01 PM
Discover Cypress Park Apartments in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a lush oasis tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city. At Cypress Park, you can surround yourself with the warm and friendly atmosphere of home.
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31 Units Available
Tapestry Long Farm
16333 Columns Way
Baton Rouge, LA | Jefferson - Tiger Bend
1 Bedroom
$1,183
793 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,440
1139 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,665
1324 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:59 PM
Tapestry Long Farm is the kind of tranquil and relaxing retreat you daydream about. We’ve crafted your new Baton Rouge, luxury apartment home within Long Farm Village, a pedestrian-scaled live, work, play community.
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45 Units Available
Cottages at Corporate
5522 Corporate Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA | Bocage - Citi Place - Concord Estates
1 Bedroom
$845
577 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$995
840 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:57 PM
The Cottages at Corporate is located in one of the most sought after areas of the city.
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10 Units Available
Spring Brook
15580 George Oneal Rd
Baton Rouge, LA
1 Bedroom
$860
783 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,075
1064 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 29 at 06:57 PM
Five spacious floor plans featuring chef-style kitchens, large garden tubs, full-size washers and dryers, and carpeting. Convenient to I-10 and I-12 for easy access to Downtown Baton Rouge.
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7 Units Available
Tapestry Bocage
7857 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA | Jefferson - Drusilla
Studio
$1,338
723 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,250
796 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,563
1164 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:48 PM
Tapestry Bocage brings modern upscale apartment living to one of the most dynamic and active areas of Baton Rouge. Introducing 124 beautifully cultivated apartment residences to the walkable and well-connected Bocage neighborhood.
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1 Unit Available
Devonshire
11620 Airline Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA | Airline/Jefferson
1 Bedroom
$765
550 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 29 at 06:57 PM
We are conveniently located close to everything: the best restaurants, banks, and great schools such as Woodlawn Elementary and High. Also, we're convenient to ITT Technical College and both I-10 and I-12 Interstates.
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3 Units Available
The Patrician
5000 Claycut Rd
Baton Rouge, LA | Old Goodwood
2 Bedrooms
$1,145
1191 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,405
1850 sqft
4 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 29 at 06:57 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at The Patrician in Baton Rouge. View photos, descriptions and more!
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3 Units Available
Hidden Pointe
11850 Wentling Ave
Baton Rouge, LA | Jones Creek
1 Bedroom
$810
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,245
1200 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:55 PM
Hidden Pointe Apartments is an inviting apartment community nestled in the heart of South Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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13 Units Available
Ingleside Gardens
330 Ingleside Drive
Baton Rouge, LA | Mid City
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$950
960 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,070
1093 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:52 PM
Welcome to Ingleside Gardens, a community of apartments in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Verified
17 Units Available
Provincial and The Crillon Apartments
1201 N Foster Dr
Baton Rouge, LA | Eden Park
1 Bedroom
$810
808 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$875
1213 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,015
1873 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:49 PM
Discover the finest apartments in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at Provincial & The Crillion Apartments. Both of our communities have the ability to provide you with everything you could possibly need.
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12 Units Available
Evergreen at Coursey Place
13675 Coursey Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA | Shenandoah
1 Bedroom
$890
734 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,075
1070 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,050
1267 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:47 PM
Modern apartments with fully equipped kitchens and ceiling fans. Community includes a resort-style pool, fitness center and business center. Head to nearby Forest Community Park during free time. Easy access to I-12.
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9 Units Available
Millennium Towne Center
6810 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA | Bocage - Citi Place - Concord Estates
1 Bedroom
$1,094
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,340
1230 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 29 at 06:47 PM
Urban-style apartments with exposed ductwork, track lighting, and 10-foot ceilings. Ample property amenities, including a gym, theater, pool, and cyber cafe. Shop and dine at Towne Center at Cedar Lodge. Near I-10 and I-12.
Verified
17 Units Available
The Park On Bluebonnet
8008 Bluebonnet Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA | Mayfair
1 Bedroom
$1,125
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,175
1118 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,610
1348 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:47 PM
Luxurious units include bath tub, hardwood floors, patio or balcony, and ice maker. Community features 24-hour gym, 24-hour maintenance, BBQ grill and pool. Located to parks, restaurants and entertainment.
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18 Units Available
Bristol Place
5960 Siegen Ln
Baton Rouge, LA | Airline/Jefferson
1 Bedroom
$962
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,145
1148 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:46 PM
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20 Units Available
Lake Towers
999 N 9th St
Baton Rouge, LA | Downtown
1 Bedroom
$750
630 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$775
840 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$880
1050 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:43 PM
Walk to Arsenal Park and enjoy views of Capitol Lake. Downtown community featuring units with open floor plans, wood tone flooring, contemporary lighting fixtures and expansive windows.
Verified
4 Units Available
Normandy Village
7878 Lasalle Ave
Baton Rouge, LA | Tara
1 Bedroom
$765
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$835
1000 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:37 PM
Normandy Village has a beautiful large pool open year round for your enjoyment and relaxation. GREAT location near Towne Center with easy access to I-10 and I-12!.
Verified
17 Units Available
Copper Ridge
2080 N Lobdell Ave
Baton Rouge, LA | Goodwood Homesites
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$565
842 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$755
1023 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:34 PM
Spacious floor plans with walk-in closets and mini-blinds. Community amenities include 24-hour maintenance, on-site laundry and a swimming pool. Located close to major universities in the area and public transport.
Verified
6 Units Available
Bienville Towers
2100 College Dr
Baton Rouge, LA | Bocage - Citi Place - Concord Estates
1 Bedroom
$805
760 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$890
1031 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 29 at 06:30 PM
How would you describe Bienville Towers? Simply stated, Bienville Towers is where YOU can be YOU.
Verified
24 Units Available
Lakeside Villas
2455 Weldwood Dr
Baton Rouge, LA | O'Neal
1 Bedroom
$899
676 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,099
1038 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 06:25 PM
Welcome home to Lakeside Villas, where youll find luxury in the heart of Baton Rouge. Our beautiful community is situated on a private lake surrounded by mature trees and lush landscaping.
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The median rent in Baton Rouge is $663 for a studio, $788 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $945 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Frequently Asked Questions
How much is rent in Baton Rouge?
In Baton Rouge, the median rent is $663 for a studio, $788 for a 1-bedroom, $945 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,101 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Baton Rouge, check out our monthly Baton Rouge Rent Report.
How much is rent in Baton Rouge?
In Baton Rouge, the median rent is $663 for a studio, $788 for a 1-bedroom, $945 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,101 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 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 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 can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Baton Rouge properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Baton Rouge properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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 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?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Baton Rouge. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge Community College, and Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
How can I find off-campus housing in Baton Rouge?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Baton Rouge. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge Community College, and Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.

Median Rent in Baton Rouge

Last updated Sep. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Baton Rouge is $788, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $945.
Studio
$663
1 Bed
$788
2 Beds
$945
3+ Beds
$1,101

City Guide

Baton Rouge
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 ...
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 ...
Tips on Renting:

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. This means that finding an apartment shouldn’t be too daunting of a task, and since there are plenty to choose from, many complexes are waiving application fees or offering specials. Don’t be afraid to name your price – the worst they can say is no.

Beat the Heat : You may be aware that Baton Rouge is located in the southern part of the United States. You may also be aware that the south can get hot. And I mean, hot. Baton Rouge is classified as a humid, subtropical climate. In layman’s terms, this means mild winters (woohoo!) and hot, humid summers (boo). Having air conditioning in your apartment is a huge benefit. Having a pool at your apartment is an even huger benefit.

Tips on Renting:
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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. This means that finding an apartment shouldn’t be too daunting of a task, and since there are plenty to choose from, many complexes are waiving application fees or offering specials. Don’t be afraid to name your price – the worst they can say is no.

Beat the Heat : You may be aware that Baton Rouge is located in the southern part of the United States. You may also be aware that the south can get hot. And I mean, hot. Baton Rouge is classified as a humid, subtropical climate. In layman’s terms, this means mild winters (woohoo!) and hot, humid summers (boo). Having air conditioning in your apartment is a huge benefit. Having a pool at your apartment is an even huger benefit.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Ready to start narrowing down the zip codes? Here’s a brief outline of some of the most promising (or most avoidable) locations to hang your southern hat.

Downtown: Although the downtown area is a popular destination for nightlife and entertainment, not many people actually live here. Construction on condominiums in this area is starting to pick up, but the rent can get a little pricey.

Spanish Town: One of the oldest neighborhoods in Baton Rouge, it’s also one of the hippest places to live. Home to a diverse population of free thinkers, Spanish Town also hosts the largest Mardi Gras parade in the city each year, so you know these residents like to get down.

Mid City: Known as an “artsy” neighborhood, an eclectic group of people call this place home. Due to several urban renewal projects, Mid City has generated an increased amount of interest of late and is an up-and-coming area of Baton Rouge.

LSU: Baton Rouge is home to the beloved Louisiana State University, who’s students all reside in the LSU / Lakeshore area. Although the bars and restaurants are hopping and the lakeshore itself offers many exercise options (walking, running and biking), the population is predominantly young college kids…so take that however you’d like.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
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Ready to start narrowing down the zip codes? Here’s a brief outline of some of the most promising (or most avoidable) locations to hang your southern hat.

Downtown: Although the downtown area is a popular destination for nightlife and entertainment, not many people actually live here. Construction on condominiums in this area is starting to pick up, but the rent can get a little pricey.

Spanish Town: One of the oldest neighborhoods in Baton Rouge, it’s also one of the hippest places to live. Home to a diverse population of free thinkers, Spanish Town also hosts the largest Mardi Gras parade in the city each year, so you know these residents like to get down.

Mid City: Known as an “artsy” neighborhood, an eclectic group of people call this place home. Due to several urban renewal projects, Mid City has generated an increased amount of interest of late and is an up-and-coming area of Baton Rouge.

LSU: Baton Rouge is home to the beloved Louisiana State University, who’s students all reside in the LSU / Lakeshore area. Although the bars and restaurants are hopping and the lakeshore itself offers many exercise options (walking, running and biking), the population is predominantly young college kids…so take that however you’d like.

Navigating Baton Rouge:

Getting accustomed to the Capital Area’s notorious congestion and traffic woes might be one of the hardest parts of living in this bustling city. Baton Rouge ranked 33rd (1 being the worst) in a 2008 INRIX study of the most congested cities, but it actually “earned” the second-highest ranking in terms of ratio of population to congestion. In summary, prepare to spend a lot of time sitting in your car. Most of the traffic problems are probably due to the fact that 99% of residents drive a personal car to work. Public transportation is hard to find in Baton Rouge, apart from the Capital Area Transit System (CATS), which is helpful if you’re traveling along bus routes. One of the most helpful hints we can give you on your apartment search is to consider your commute time to work. Most of the traffic is heading west in the morning (into downtown), while evening commuting nightmares would occur when heading east. So living close to your place of business could be the best decision you ever made! Besides using our website, of course.

We wish you the best of luck wherever you are on your apartment hunting journey, may the real estate force be with you!

Navigating Baton Rouge:
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Getting accustomed to the Capital Area’s notorious congestion and traffic woes might be one of the hardest parts of living in this bustling city. Baton Rouge ranked 33rd (1 being the worst) in a 2008 INRIX study of the most congested cities, but it actually “earned” the second-highest ranking in terms of ratio of population to congestion. In summary, prepare to spend a lot of time sitting in your car. Most of the traffic problems are probably due to the fact that 99% of residents drive a personal car to work. Public transportation is hard to find in Baton Rouge, apart from the Capital Area Transit System (CATS), which is helpful if you’re traveling along bus routes. One of the most helpful hints we can give you on your apartment search is to consider your commute time to work. Most of the traffic is heading west in the morning (into downtown), while evening commuting nightmares would occur when heading east. So living close to your place of business could be the best decision you ever made! Besides using our website, of course.

We wish you the best of luck wherever you are on your apartment hunting journey, may the real estate force be with you!

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City Guide

Baton Rouge
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 ...
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 ...
Tips on Renting:

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. This means that finding an apartment shouldn’t be too daunting of a task, and since there are plenty to choose from, many complexes are waiving application fees or offering specials. Don’t be afraid to name your price – the worst they can say is no.

Beat the Heat : You may be aware that Baton Rouge is located in the southern part of the United States. You may also be aware that the south can get hot. And I mean, hot. Baton Rouge is classified as a humid, subtropical climate. In layman’s terms, this means mild winters (woohoo!) and hot, humid summers (boo). Having air conditioning in your apartment is a huge benefit. Having a pool at your apartment is an even huger benefit.

Tips on Renting:
+

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. This means that finding an apartment shouldn’t be too daunting of a task, and since there are plenty to choose from, many complexes are waiving application fees or offering specials. Don’t be afraid to name your price – the worst they can say is no.

Beat the Heat : You may be aware that Baton Rouge is located in the southern part of the United States. You may also be aware that the south can get hot. And I mean, hot. Baton Rouge is classified as a humid, subtropical climate. In layman’s terms, this means mild winters (woohoo!) and hot, humid summers (boo). Having air conditioning in your apartment is a huge benefit. Having a pool at your apartment is an even huger benefit.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Ready to start narrowing down the zip codes? Here’s a brief outline of some of the most promising (or most avoidable) locations to hang your southern hat.

Downtown: Although the downtown area is a popular destination for nightlife and entertainment, not many people actually live here. Construction on condominiums in this area is starting to pick up, but the rent can get a little pricey.

Spanish Town: One of the oldest neighborhoods in Baton Rouge, it’s also one of the hippest places to live. Home to a diverse population of free thinkers, Spanish Town also hosts the largest Mardi Gras parade in the city each year, so you know these residents like to get down.

Mid City: Known as an “artsy” neighborhood, an eclectic group of people call this place home. Due to several urban renewal projects, Mid City has generated an increased amount of interest of late and is an up-and-coming area of Baton Rouge.

LSU: Baton Rouge is home to the beloved Louisiana State University, who’s students all reside in the LSU / Lakeshore area. Although the bars and restaurants are hopping and the lakeshore itself offers many exercise options (walking, running and biking), the population is predominantly young college kids…so take that however you’d like.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
+

Ready to start narrowing down the zip codes? Here’s a brief outline of some of the most promising (or most avoidable) locations to hang your southern hat.

Downtown: Although the downtown area is a popular destination for nightlife and entertainment, not many people actually live here. Construction on condominiums in this area is starting to pick up, but the rent can get a little pricey.

Spanish Town: One of the oldest neighborhoods in Baton Rouge, it’s also one of the hippest places to live. Home to a diverse population of free thinkers, Spanish Town also hosts the largest Mardi Gras parade in the city each year, so you know these residents like to get down.

Mid City: Known as an “artsy” neighborhood, an eclectic group of people call this place home. Due to several urban renewal projects, Mid City has generated an increased amount of interest of late and is an up-and-coming area of Baton Rouge.

LSU: Baton Rouge is home to the beloved Louisiana State University, who’s students all reside in the LSU / Lakeshore area. Although the bars and restaurants are hopping and the lakeshore itself offers many exercise options (walking, running and biking), the population is predominantly young college kids…so take that however you’d like.

Navigating Baton Rouge:

Getting accustomed to the Capital Area’s notorious congestion and traffic woes might be one of the hardest parts of living in this bustling city. Baton Rouge ranked 33rd (1 being the worst) in a 2008 INRIX study of the most congested cities, but it actually “earned” the second-highest ranking in terms of ratio of population to congestion. In summary, prepare to spend a lot of time sitting in your car. Most of the traffic problems are probably due to the fact that 99% of residents drive a personal car to work. Public transportation is hard to find in Baton Rouge, apart from the Capital Area Transit System (CATS), which is helpful if you’re traveling along bus routes. One of the most helpful hints we can give you on your apartment search is to consider your commute time to work. Most of the traffic is heading west in the morning (into downtown), while evening commuting nightmares would occur when heading east. So living close to your place of business could be the best decision you ever made! Besides using our website, of course.

We wish you the best of luck wherever you are on your apartment hunting journey, may the real estate force be with you!

Navigating Baton Rouge:
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Getting accustomed to the Capital Area’s notorious congestion and traffic woes might be one of the hardest parts of living in this bustling city. Baton Rouge ranked 33rd (1 being the worst) in a 2008 INRIX study of the most congested cities, but it actually “earned” the second-highest ranking in terms of ratio of population to congestion. In summary, prepare to spend a lot of time sitting in your car. Most of the traffic problems are probably due to the fact that 99% of residents drive a personal car to work. Public transportation is hard to find in Baton Rouge, apart from the Capital Area Transit System (CATS), which is helpful if you’re traveling along bus routes. One of the most helpful hints we can give you on your apartment search is to consider your commute time to work. Most of the traffic is heading west in the morning (into downtown), while evening commuting nightmares would occur when heading east. So living close to your place of business could be the best decision you ever made! Besides using our website, of course.

We wish you the best of luck wherever you are on your apartment hunting journey, may the real estate force be with you!

Rent Report
Baton Rouge

October 2020 Baton Rouge Rent Report

Welcome to the October 2020 Baton Rouge Rent Report. Baton Rouge rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Baton Rouge rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Baton Rouge rents increase sharply over the past month

Baton Rouge rents have increased 0.7% over the past month, and are up moderately by 3.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Baton Rouge stand at $789 for a one-bedroom apartment and $946 for a two-bedroom. This is the fifth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in April. Baton Rouge's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of -0.9%, as well as the national average of -1.4%.

    Baton Rouge rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

    As rents have increased moderately in Baton Rouge, other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Baton Rouge is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

    • Baton Rouge's median two-bedroom rent of $946 is below the national average of $1,106. Nationwide, rents have fallen by 1.4% over the past year compared to the 3.9% rise in Baton Rouge.
    • While Baton Rouge's rents rose moderately over the past year, some cities nationwide saw increases as well, including Phoenix (+3.4%) and Detroit (+1.6%).
    • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Baton Rouge than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $2,592, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Baton Rouge.

    For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

    Methodology - Recent Updates:

    Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

    Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

    Methodology:

    Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

    Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

    Read more about our methodology here.

    About Rent Reports:

    Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

    We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

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    October 2020 Baton Rouge Rent Report

    Welcome to the October 2020 Baton Rouge Rent Report. Baton Rouge rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Baton Rouge rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

    View full Rent Report

    October 2020 Baton Rouge Rent Report

    Welcome to the October 2020 Baton Rouge Rent Report. Baton Rouge rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Baton Rouge rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

    Baton Rouge rents increase sharply over the past month

    Baton Rouge rents have increased 0.7% over the past month, and are up moderately by 3.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Baton Rouge stand at $789 for a one-bedroom apartment and $946 for a two-bedroom. This is the fifth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in April. Baton Rouge's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of -0.9%, as well as the national average of -1.4%.

      Baton Rouge rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

      As rents have increased moderately in Baton Rouge, other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Baton Rouge is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

      • Baton Rouge's median two-bedroom rent of $946 is below the national average of $1,106. Nationwide, rents have fallen by 1.4% over the past year compared to the 3.9% rise in Baton Rouge.
      • While Baton Rouge's rents rose moderately over the past year, some cities nationwide saw increases as well, including Phoenix (+3.4%) and Detroit (+1.6%).
      • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Baton Rouge than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $2,592, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Baton Rouge.

      For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

      Methodology - Recent Updates:

      Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

      Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

      Methodology:

      Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

      Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

      Read more about our methodology here.

      About Rent Reports:

      Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

      We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

      Baton Rouge Renter Confidence Survey
      National study of renter’s satisfaction with their cities and states

      Here’s how Baton Rouge ranks on:

      C
      Overall satisfaction
      D
      Safety and crime rate
      B-
      Jobs and career opportunities
      D
      Recreational activities
      C+
      Affordability
      D
      Quality of schools
      C
      Social Life
      D
      State and local taxes
      B-
      Pet-friendliness

      Overview of Findings

      Apartment List has released Baton Rouge’s results 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."

      Key Findings in Baton Rouge include the following:

      • Baton Rouge renters gave their city a C overall.
      • The highest-rated categories for Baton Rouge were jobs and career opportunities and pet-friendliness, which both received B- grades.
      • The areas of concern to Baton Rouge renters are commute time, weather and public transit, which all received scores of F.
      • Baton Rouge did relatively poorly compared to other Southern cities like Atlanta (B), New Orleans (B), Charleston (A-) and Columbia (B-).
      • Baton Rouge did relatively poorly compared to cities nationwide, including Houston (B+), San Francisco (B+) and Boston (A).
      • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

      For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.

      View our national survey results here.
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      Renter Confidence Survey

      Apartment List has released Baton Rouge’s results 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 Apa...

      View full Baton Rouge Renter Survey

      Here’s how Baton Rouge ranks on:

      C
      Overall satisfaction
      D
      Safety and crime rate
      B-
      Jobs and career opportunities
      D
      Recreational activities
      C+
      Affordability
      D
      Quality of schools
      C
      Social Life
      D
      State and local taxes
      B-
      Pet-friendliness

      Overview of Findings

      Apartment List has released Baton Rouge’s results 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."

      Key Findings in Baton Rouge include the following:

      • Baton Rouge renters gave their city a C overall.
      • The highest-rated categories for Baton Rouge were jobs and career opportunities and pet-friendliness, which both received B- grades.
      • The areas of concern to Baton Rouge renters are commute time, weather and public transit, which all received scores of F.
      • Baton Rouge did relatively poorly compared to other Southern cities like Atlanta (B), New Orleans (B), Charleston (A-) and Columbia (B-).
      • Baton Rouge did relatively poorly compared to cities nationwide, including Houston (B+), San Francisco (B+) and Boston (A).
      • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

      For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.

      View our national survey results here.