Baker-Zachary is a suburb of Baker in East Baton Rouge Parish. If you need to expand your search beyond Baker-Zachary, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are North Baton Rouge and Brownsfield-Central.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
When making those important decisions about lifestyle and affordability, it may be of some use to know that living in Baker suburbs like Baker-Zachary or nearby North Baton Rouge can be more expensive than in the city, but the peacefulness is often worth it. A household in Baker-Zachary spends about $66.3K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison North Baton Rouge's expenditures come to about $34.4K/year.
Baker-Zachary is similar to North Baton Rouge in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 27, compared to a median age of 27 in North Baton Rouge. They also are comparable by median household size, 2.91 inhabitants per household in Baker-Zachary and 2.63 in North Baton Rouge. By the percentage of households with children in Baker-Zachary and North Baton Rouge, they are the same, each at 41%.
Is Baker-Zachary the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby North Baton Rouge make an average of $34.2K, Baker-Zachary residents are raking in an average of $91.4K.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
For those looking to find great food in the area, head to Main St., a heavily populated area with a wide selection of restaurants. If you want to get closer to all there is on Main St., be sure to read our apartment ratings and reviews. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Residents in the Baker-Zachary area enjoy being close to a variety of restaurants for a night out or celebration. Some of those are Chocolate Cafe and Martha's Bistro. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Wingstop and Wendy's are both around the proverbial corner.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Baker-Zachary has it covered. On Church St. is Merge Fitness, and Fitness Design For Women is also in the neighborhood. Additionally, Plank Road Recreation Ctr is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
For a more extensive list of places in Baker-Zachary to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
Tucker's Seafood Market & Deli and Knott's Quality Meats, both located on Highway 19, are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Baker-Zachary area. If you've got a craving for something sweet, Mary Lee Donuts on High St. or Mary Lee Do-Nuts, which is located on Plank Rd., are both sure to hit the spot. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Murphy Usa and Murphy Express.
Baker-Zachary has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Uniquely Southern and Persnickety Unique Gifts. For residents who like to shop, several retail options are located nearby. Area shopping malls include Walmart Shopping Ctr and Furr's Buffalo Shopping Ctr.
Neighborhood School Stats
Primarily governed by your rental location, school options vary depending on where you live. Your kids may be sent to a school in the Zachary Community School District or the City Of Baker School District. The schools near the apartments in Baker-Zachary are Trinity Christian Academy, Northwestern Middle School and Zachary Elementary School. It's important to consult with local school district authorities near the apartments for rent you are in interested in to determine the exact schools your children may attend.
The City Of Baker School District offers four elementary schools, one middle school and two high schools. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, City Of Baker School District trumps Zachary Community School District with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. City Of Baker School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Zachary Community School District.