Park Forest, with its array of shops, services and amenities, attracts residents looking for a diverse selection of day-to-day options located within minutes of their front door. In Park Forest, families can spruce up their homes and turn over a spade by making a trip to a nearby a furniture store. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Baton Rouge market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Park Forest-La North and Greenwell Springs-Central.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Park Forest residents take advantage of the area's delectable dining options, such as Cajun Cousins Sausage Co and Phat Boyz Pizza. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits and Kfc. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Get some fresh air or take a walk in Brec Oak Villa Park.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Park Forest spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
On grocery shopping day, you'll have plenty of local stores to buy your fruits, veggies and snacks here in the Park Forest area. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Piggly Wiggly.
Value- and brand-conscious shoppers will have easy access to some of their favorite stores and shopping malls. Both Family Dollar Store and Village Green Shopping Ctr are on Greenwell Springs Rd.
Schools and School Districts
Where you rent will heavily influence which schools your children attend. They could be eligible for enrollment in the Louisiana Recovery School District or the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. Some of the schools near the apartments in Park Forest are Northdale Alternative Magnet Academy, Park Forest Middle School and Paul's Christian Academy. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area for confirmation as to what schools your children will attend.
A middle school in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District, Park Forest Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 13-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 more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Louisiana Recovery School District.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Park Forest is similar to Park Forest-La North in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 19, compared to a median age of 18 in Park Forest-La North. They also are comparable by median household size, 2.59 inhabitants per household in Park Forest and 2.59 in Park Forest-La North. By the percentage of households with children in Park Forest and Park Forest-La North, they are the same, each at 43%.
When it comes to earnings, Park Forest's median average household income of $52.9K/year is comparable to Park Forest-La North. However, when it comes to education, the number of Park Forest residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of Park Forest-La North residents with a master's degree.