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    4888 Hooper Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70811
    Available
    2 BEDS $984
    3 BEDS $1,302
    4 BEDS $1,447
    Amenities
    • Air Conditioner
    • Dishwasher
    • Pool
    • Patio/Balcony
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    3003 River Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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    1 BED $649
    2 BEDS $799
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    5/5 Chanta L. on Sep 20, 2023

    I am a new resident here and I love my apartment the people here are friendly and the staff is wonderful! Renee' was very helpful with my move-in process! Thanks for allowing me to reside here!

    5/5 Anonymous on Jun 21, 2023

    I love my apartment and the area its in. Keep up the good work.

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    1710 North Marque Anne Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70815
    1 BED $645
    2 BEDS $750
    3 BEDS $975
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    12074 Newcastle Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    Studio $744
    1 BED $795+
    2+ BEDS $1,080
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    8508 Greenwell Springs Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70814
    1 BED $670
    2 BEDS $725
    3 BEDS $850
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    11999 Longridge Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    1 BED $995+
    2 BEDS $1,250
    3 BEDS $1,435
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    4888 Hooper Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70811
    2 BEDS $984
    3 BEDS $1,302
    4 BEDS $1,447
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    2888 Dougherty Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70805
    1 BED $750
    2 BEDS $1,550
    3 BEDS $975
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    1509 Government Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    1 BED $975+
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    200 Water Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    1 BED $1,600
    2 BEDS $1,650
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    5500 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    1 BED $1,170
    2 BEDS $1,465+
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    3003 River Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    1 BED $649
    2 BEDS $799
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    4944 S Sherwood Forest Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    1 BED $795+
    2 BEDS $1,015+
    3 BEDS $1,270
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    2000 Brightside Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70820
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $847+
    2+ BEDS $575
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    7857 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    1 BED $1,290+
    2 BEDS $1,777+
    3 BEDS $1,872+
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    5665 Mcclelland Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70805
    1 BED $675
    2 BEDS $700
    3 BEDS $875
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    Paramount At Cedar Lodge, BATON ROUGE, LA 70809
    1 BED $1,175
    2 BEDS $1,485
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    11111 N. Harrell's Ferry Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    1 BED $930
    2 BEDS $1,090
    3 BEDS $1,240
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    8451 Picardy Ave, BATON ROUGE, LA 70809
    1 BED $1,500+
    2 BEDS $1,710+
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    111 Third Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
    1 BED $1,200+
    2 BEDS $1,500
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    8008 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
    1 BED $1,516+
    2 BEDS $1,349+
    3 BEDS $1,716+
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    161 Third Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
    1 BED $1,375
    2 BEDS $1,875
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    4747 Southpark Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    1 BED $1,050
    2 BEDS $1,200+
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    1737 La Annie Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70815
    1 BED $600+
    2 BEDS $750
    3 BEDS $750+
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    525 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    Studio $1,300
    1 BED $1,475+
    2 BEDS $2,350+
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Average rent in Baton Rouge, LA

$1,229/mo Baton Rouge, LA average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Baton Rouge, LA is $1,229.

    Baton Rouge, LA apartment rent ranges

    About 40% of apartment rents in Baton Rouge, LA range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 14% of apartments. Around 36% of Baton Rouge’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 4% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

    Baton Rouge, LA rent trends

    Getting around in Baton Rouge, LA

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    50 /100
    Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 81, Bike Score®: 50

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Baton Rouge, LA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Baton Rouge, LA were last updated on 1 Mar 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Baton Rouge, LA?

    The best apartments in Baton Rouge, LA are: The Bengal, Square One, Cherry Creek Apartments, Blu on the Boulevard and The Millennium Towne Center.

    What is the average rent in Baton Rouge, LA?

    The average rent in Baton Rouge, LA is $1,229. Start your search for apartments in Baton Rouge, LA now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Baton Rouge, LA?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Baton Rouge, LA is between $448 and $2,500. View all studio apartments in Baton Rouge, LA.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Baton Rouge, LA?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Baton Rouge, LA is between $600 and $2,500. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Baton Rouge, LA now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Baton Rouge, LA?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Baton Rouge, LA is between $448 and $2,872. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Baton Rouge, LA.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Baton Rouge, LA?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Baton Rouge, LA is between $448 and $4,109. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Baton Rouge, LA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Baton Rouge, LA?

    In Baton Rouge, 51% of the residents are renting compared to 49% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 18% of Baton Rouge’s rentals, 52% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 29% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Baton Rouge, LA?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Baton Rouge are about 36 years old, on average. Of these, 30% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 96% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 4% are mid-rises, and 0.9% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Baton Rouge, LA?

    Studio apartments in Baton Rouge are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 36% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 42% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Baton Rouge, LA

    Living in location

    As both the state's capital and second-largest small town, Baton Rouge rentals are situated on the west banks of the Mississippi River in southeast Louisiana. Specifically, renters in Baton Rouge are 55 miles east of Lafayette and 80 miles northwest of New Orleans. With a robust economy driven by sectors like government, tourism, health care, and education, Baton Rouge offers opportunities for renting professionals and students alike. Best known for its Cajun and Creole cuisines, lively arts scene and unique festivals (especially the Baton Rouge version of Mardi Gras), renting in Baton Rouge grants access to cultural hotspots. Namely, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum; North Boulevard Town Square; Louisiana State University; and Southern University are all here, while East Baton Rouge Parish Schools oversees public education for renters.

    The city's rich history is reflected in its architecture, from the antebellum plantation homes to the modern Capitol tower that dominates the skyline. For nature enthusiasts, the meandering river and surrounding green spaces offer a scenic backdrop for outdoor activities. Healthcare services are top-notch, with several hospitals and research facilities providing cutting-edge care. The local economy is bolstered by a diverse manufacturing sector, ranging from petrochemical production to emerging technologies. This dynamic mix of tradition and modernity makes Baton Rouge a unique place to call home.

    Renting in Baton Rouge, LA

    For renters who want to be in the middle of the action, downtown Baton Rouge has historic houses and loft apartment rentals close to parades, concerts and riverfront attractions. Similarly, Spanish Town has early 20th-century houses for rent and hosts the largest Mardi Gras parade in Baton Rouge. Meanwhile, the neighborhood of Downtown East has converted warehouse rentals and historic house for rent and convenient access to I-110, whereas Beauregard Town features European-style architecture in a mixed-use neighborhood with offices and house rentals. Or, Bocage has luxurious, single-family houses for rent, while Hundred Oaks, Steele Place and Webb Park have houses for rent in some of the most scenic parts of Baton Rouge. Notably, student renters tend to migrate to the neighborhoods of Lakeshore and Southdowns for its close proximity to the LSU campus, and renters in search of a creative and artistic vibe should check out the rentals in Mid City.

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    Shopping in Baton Rouge, LA

    The Mall of Louisiana is where renters can shop at popular stores like Macy's and catch a film at AMC movie theater. Likewise, Perkins Rowe is a contemporary urban mall with additional department stores (like Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters), as well as a marvelous movie theater. In the neighborhood of Bocage, renters find boutique shops like Aria, Chattabox and Edit by LBP, while Broadmoor offers renters Carriages Fine Clothier. Or, Mid City features shopping at Sage Hill, Streamline, and Texture, while Old Goodwood is where renters can find Capital City Lighting and Gilley's Gallery, along with the eclectic Market at Circa 1857 and High Road Antiques. Additionally, Baton Rouge's Towne Centers provide an open-air marketplace experience, and shoppers can also explore Tanger Outlet for discounted finds. Various grocery options when renting in Baton Rouge include Whole Foods, Sprouts Farmers' Market and Trader Joe's.

    Transportation in Baton Rouge, LA

    The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) offers renters more than 25 bus routes throughout the small town. More precisely, Route 60 takes renters to centers and the Mall of Louisiana; Route 8 takes renters to Baton Rouge Community College; and Route 11 takes renters through various neighborhoods, such as Glen Oaks and Zion City. CATS also provides ADA-compliant paratransit services, as well as LYNX on-demand transportation service. Otherwise, for student renters and faculty and staff, the LSU Tiger Trails is free of charge. Additional transportation services when renting in Baton Rouge include Greyhound and Jefferson Lines; Amtrak; and ridesharing apps, like Uber, Lyft and Zipcar. Finally, the nearest major airport to the apartments for rent in Baton Rouge is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (70 miles southeast).

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