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Downtown Baton Rouge

Easy, enjoyable and affordable living in Baton Rouge – Louisiana's Capital Region.

The Capital Region, a nine-parish area anchored by Louisiana’s capital city of Baton Rouge, is home to a mix of urban and suburban neighborhoods. Baton Rouge living conveniently places residents near highly rated schools, parks and popular shopping centers, as well as some of the state’s top health care providers.

Several higher education institutions in the area, including two major universities, provide students with access to a number of top degree programs while employing thousands of Baton Rouge residents. A strong economy, competitive tax rates and affordable costs for residents make living in Baton Rouge an easy choice.

 

5th Lowest

Louisiana residents enjoy a total tax burden - state and local taxes combined as a percentage of income - that ranks 5th lowest in the nation.
The Tax Foundation, 2015