The colorful Highlands-Perkins is a suburb of Baton Rouge, surpassing its Brightside neighbor in size, not to mention offering a greater range of conveniences. Highlands-Perkins residents appreciate nearby comforts and conveniences like grocers, which are attractive options for families and frequent food shoppers. More apartments are available for rent in surrounding areas. Widen your search into other neighborhoods like Brightside and Tigerland Acres.
Food, Libations and Recreation
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in Highlands-Perkins can't be beat. Perkins Rd. and Highland Rd. are two particularly busy streets well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. Open the door to a place you love with our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Rock's Sake Bar & Sushi and make a pit stop after at Triple A Bar for drinks. Food variety includes beer and ale, pizza and deli snacks. With more than a dozen bars to choose from, find your favorite place for a quick beer or round of cocktails. A few great options include Slinky's, L Nightclub and Penthouse Club. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar and Wingstop are both located in the neighborhood.
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L A Boilers & Seafood Market and South Perkins Market, both located on Perkins Rd., are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Highlands-Perkins area. Never fail to satisfy your sweet-tooth in this neighborhood. Follow the aroma of freshly baked treats to Thee Heavenly Doughnut on Highland Rd., or continue on to Mary Lee Do-Nuts, which is located on Perkins Rd. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Circle K and Racetrac.
Highlands-Perkins has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Tiger Mania and Red Onion. Additional shopping can be found at one of the area's department/factory-outlet stores. To give you an idea of the options, there's Frock Candy on Perkins Rowe. Brand-savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls of Esplanade Mall and Universal Plaza.
Local Schools and School Districts
The right school for your family can be hard to find, so for those looking to relocate to the neighborhood, consider schools in the Louisiana Recovery School District or the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. Schools near the apartments in Highlands-Perkins are Christian Life Academy, Kenilworth Science And Technology Middle School and St. Jude School. In most neighborhoods, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are considering will likely decide which schools your children may attend. You should talk with school districts in the area to confirm what schools your children will attend.
A middle school in the Louisiana Recovery School District, Kenilworth Science And Technology Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 13-to-1.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, 51 elementary schools, 15 middle schools and 17 high schools are located within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of Louisiana Recovery School District. East Baton Rouge Parish School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Louisiana Recovery School District.
Demographics and Cost of Living
While making budget choices, it's important to note that living in Highlands-Perkins, a suburb of Baton Rouge, is costlier than living in Brightside. The average household spends $114.6K/year in total expenditures, compared to Brightside's $48.8K/year.
The neighborhoods of Highlands-Perkins and Brightside are similar in terms of household size. In Highlands-Perkins, the average household size is 2.57 inhabitants, and in Brightside it is 2.39 inhabitants.
Is Highlands-Perkins 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 Brightside make an average of $63.0K, Highlands-Perkins residents are raking in an average of $186.3K.