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Baton Rouge is located in the state of Louisiana. The city of Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana and serves as the parish’s governmental seat. Both the city and the East Baton Rouge Parish are managed by a consolidated government. This consolidation of city and rural governments took place in 1947.

Located on the Mississippi River, the city is 76.95 square miles of total land area. Baton Rouge is the second largest city in the state of Louisiana. It has a population of 229,426. The city has a population density of 2,982.5 persons per square mile. The percentage of people over the age of 65 is 11.2%. The percentage of people under 18 is 22.4%. There are 12,167 military veterans living in the city of Baton Rouge.

The percentage of people with a high school diploma or higher is 85.4%. The percentage with a bachelor’s degree of higher is 32.8%. Baton Rouge is served by East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools’ primary and secondary schools. The East Baton Rouge Parish Public School District enrolls approximately 42,850 students. The district has 56 elementary schools, 16 middle schools, and 18 high schools. The city is also served by 15 charter schools that enrolls approximately 3,800 students.

The largest private high schools in the city of Baton Rouge include Parkview Baptist School, Episcopal High School, Catholic High School, St. Josephs Academy, St. Michael The Archangel, The Dunham School. Christian Life Academy, Redemptorist High School, Hosanna Christian Academy, and Family Christian Academy. The largest private elementary or middle schools include St. George School, St. Aloysius School, St. Thomas More Catholic School, Our Lady of Mercy Elementary School, St. Jude School, Most Blessed Sacrament School, Sacred Heart School, St. Jean Vianney school, Victory Academy, and St. Lukes Episcopal Day School.

Parks in Baton Rouge include Bird Station Park, Anna Jordan Park, Beauregard Town Historic District, Arsenal Park, Belfair Park, East Polk Street Park, Edward Avenue Park, and Expressway Park.

The median household income for the city of Baton Rouge is $38,593. The average commute time is 20 minutes. The top employers in the city include the State of Louisiana, Turner Industries, East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools, Louisiana State University, City of Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Parish, ExxonMobil Chemical, CB&I, and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.

The median home value in the city of Baton Rouge is $154,600. The average household is comprised of three people. The percentage of people who own their home in this city is 50.9%.

For more information on Shenandoah homes for sale, or homes in other areas of Baton Rouge, call Ashley Kimble Slaughter at 225-235-9379.

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