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34 Cheap Apartments for rent in Baton Rouge, LA

Last updated December 11 at 1:55pm UTC
Provincial and The Crillon Apartments
1201 N Foster Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 1:46pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$735
2 Bedrooms
$810
3 Bedrooms
$1,255
Sable Chase at Sherwood Apartments
1860 Boulevard De Province
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 9:58am UTC
1 Bedroom
$570
2 Bedrooms
$680
3 Bedrooms
$910
Bristol Place
5960 Siegen Ln
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 1:14pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$786
2 Bedrooms
$1,036
Bienville Towers
2100 College Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 1:13pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$810
2 Bedrooms
$840
Hampton Court Apartments
2424 Drusilla Ln
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 7:11am UTC
1 Bedroom
$750
2 Bedrooms
$870
3 Bedrooms
$1,005
Cypress Park
10318 Celtic Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 1:06am UTC
1 Bedroom
$730
2 Bedrooms
$870
3 Bedrooms
$1,105
Hidden Pointe
11850 Wentling Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 8:04am UTC
1 Bedroom
$855
2 Bedrooms
$770
3 Bedrooms
$1,205
Retreat at Brightside
2000 Brightside Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 6 at 10:50pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$810
2 Bedrooms
$525
3 Bedrooms
$405
2698 Main St
Mid City
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 10:29am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$700
445 W. Parker Blvd. Apt 7
College Town
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 10:24am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$795
1969 Rice Drive
North Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 12:50pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$750
8474 Bayou Fountain Ave
South Burbank
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 9 at 10:18am UTC
1 Bedroom
$700
3005 Highland Rd Unit 19
Old South Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 8 at 10:16am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$795
402 Lee Drive
University Acres - Woodstone
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 10:06am UTC
1 Bedroom
$800
5617 Prescott Road
Brookstown
Baton Rouge, LA
Updated December 11 at 10:30am UTC
1 Bedroom
$500

December 2018 Baton Rouge Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Baton Rouge Rent Report. Baton Rouge rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Baton Rouge rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

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December 2018 Baton Rouge Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Baton Rouge Rent Report. Baton Rouge rents declined 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 decline sharply over the past month

Baton Rouge rents have declined 0.6% over the past month, but have been relatively flat at 0.4% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Baton Rouge stand at $790 for a one-bedroom apartment and $910 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in September. Baton Rouge's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of -0.4%, but trails the national average of 1.3%.

Baton Rouge rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

Rent growth in Baton Rouge has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases; in contrast, rents in a few cities have actually declined. Baton Rouge is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Baton Rouge's median two-bedroom rent of $910 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.3% over the past year compared to the stagnant growth in Baton Rouge.
  • While rents in Baton Rouge remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Phoenix (+3.2%), New York (+2.3%), and Denver (+1.9%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,060, $2,530, and $1,340 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Baton Rouge than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,100, which is nearly three-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.