With limitless options right outside your door, it's easy to grow accustomed to the North Baton Rouge lifestyle. With conveniences like grocery stores situated in the midmost parts of North Baton Rouge, the area caters to the everyday needs of families. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring Baker-Zachary and Mid City North.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Drink up at Benny's or End Zone Daiquiri & Bar and spend the night sipping on delicious drinks. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, McDonald's and Burger King are both around the proverbial corner.
Southern University Theatre, a cultural haven in the heart of North Baton Rouge, attracts fine arts followers and performance enthusiasts.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in North Baton Rouge.
Fast Lyons and Larry's Quick Stop, both located on Airline Hwy, are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the North Baton Rouge area. On top of that, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Circle K and Piggly Wiggly.
A Love Basket and A & I Gifts For Less are two of the convenient retail options in North Baton Rouge. For greater selection and value when shopping, North Baton Rouge also has department store and factory-outlet options. Real Deal Store is located on Plank Rd. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping mall, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Local Schools and School Districts
Primarily governed by your rental location, school options vary depending on where you live. Your kids may be sent to a school in the Louisiana Recovery School District or the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. Schools near the apartments in North Baton Rouge are Scotlandville Magnet High School, Glen Oaks Middle School and J. K. Haynes Elementary Charter School. Due to the fact that school district boundaries do not necessarily line up with county lines, you should contact local school district representatives for more information on what schools serve the listed address for your apartment.
Scotlandville Magnet High School, a East Baton Rouge Parish School District high school, offers advanced-placement classes and has a low student-teacher ratio in its district. A middle school in the Louisiana Recovery School District, Glen Oaks Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1.
The 51 elementary schools, 15 middle schools and 17 high schools in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Louisiana Recovery School District, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. East Baton Rouge Parish School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Louisiana Recovery School District.
Demographics and Cost of Living
North Baton Rouge is less expensive than other Baton Rouge metro areas, such as Baker-Zachary. On average a household in North Baton Rouge spends $34.4K/year in total expenditures, compared to Baker-Zachary's $66.3K/year.
North Baton Rouge is similar to Baker-Zachary in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 27, compared to a median age of 27 in Baker-Zachary. They also are comparable by median household size, 2.63 inhabitants per household in North Baton Rouge and 2.91 in Baker-Zachary. By the percentage of households with children in North Baton Rouge and Baker-Zachary, they are the same, each at 42%.