Rent to own Homes in Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a buzzing cultural and historical center situated conveniently along the Mississippi River. The capital of Louisiana, referred to primarily as Red Stick by locals, is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the U.S. Louisiana State University is here, which means that during football season, the town puts on one of the biggest tailgate parties in the country, large enough to rival New Orleans. In fact, seven colleges exist inside the city limits, explaining why a large portion of the population is students or recent graduates. The climate is warm to hot, the people are friendly, young, and motivated, and the food is delicious. There are so many reasons to live in Baton Rouge you'll be ready to 'geaux' in no time.

Baton Rouge, LA is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $44,177 and a median rent of $886, the Baton Rouge, LA rent-to-own market is more affordable than the traditional housing market which has shown tremendous growth across the U.S. and with it, aggressive competition for home purchases. With the current housing shortage trend it can make it harder to become a homeowner, including in Baton Rouge, LA. This means higher than average down payments for homes and higher qualification standards for conventional home loans. With a rent-to-own property, tenants are also buyers. You can live in the house for a set amount of time before you purchase it, meaning that you get to know the house, your neighbors, and your community before making the final purchase. This enables you and your family to make the right choice based on both information and experience. Rent-to-own is also a great alternative way to get into a home if you have bad credit or don't have enough saved for a down payment.

Check out 300 Baton Rouge, LA rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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12442 NEWCASTLE AVE
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Shenandoah
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
2,544 Sqft | Built in 1983
7110 VICE PRESIDENT DR
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Shenandoah
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
1,350 Sqft | Built in 1992
7212 MEMBERS PL
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Shenandoah
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
2,200 Sqft
1 of 8 8538 LONGWOOD VIEW AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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South Baton Rouge
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
1,055 Sqft | Built in 2006
1 of 9 5360 ROLLING ACRES DR
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Baker/Zachary
Single Family Home
Baker, LA 70714
1,714 Sqft | Built in 1979
2305 SHERE DR
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Baker/Zachary
Single Family Home
Baker, LA 70714
1,304 Sqft | Built in 1961
23052 ARCWOOD DR
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Denham Springs, LA 70726
1,689 Sqft | Built in 2018
13887 CREEKSTONE DR
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Denham Springs, LA 70726
2,420 Sqft | Built in 2015
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32570 WILLOW ST
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
White Castle, LA 70788
2,570 Sqft | Built in 1969
1 of 36 14630 GRAPEVINE DR
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Greenwell Springs/Central
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70818
2,200 Sqft | Built in 2009
680 SHARP LN #612
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Park Forest/LA North
Townhouse/Condo
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
940 Sqft | Built in 1981
1 of 14 8540 MARCEL AVE
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Mid City South
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
1,350 Sqft | Built in 1977
1 of 22 12407 LAKE SHERWOOD AVE N
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Shenandoah
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
2,860 Sqft | Built in 1977
1 of 19 1815 Rubin Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Highlands/Perkins
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
1,654 Sqft
1 of 10 5565 DUCROS DR
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Highlands/Perkins
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
1,884 Sqft | Built in 1999
1 of 17 15573 COLUMBIA ST
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Shenandoah
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
2,431 Sqft | Built in 2013
1 of 3 6627 CAMEREN OAKS DR
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Shenandoah
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
1,520 Sqft | Built in 2012
16441 VERMILLION DR
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Park Forest/LA North
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70819
1,375 Sqft
1 of 9 7707 Bluebonnet Boulevard
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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South Baton Rouge
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
1,352 Sqft | Built in 2008
1 of 55 8010 TALL WILLOW AVE
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Highlands/Perkins
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
1,799 Sqft | Built in 2019
1 of 23 8500 Bluebonnet Boulevard
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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South Baton Rouge
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
1,474 Sqft | Built in 1984
1 of 12 4644 N FULLER PL
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Shenandoah
Townhouse/Condo
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
1,364 Sqft | Built in 1969
4000 Lake Beau Pre Blvd, #79
2 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Highlands/Perkins
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
1,240 Sqft
1 of 5 3225 HALIFAX DR
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Park Forest/LA North
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70819
1,222 Sqft | Built in 1972
1 of 12 10603 SHORELINE DR
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Airline/Jefferson
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
2,368 Sqft | Built in 2003
5937 W FAIRLANE CT
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Greenwell Springs/Central
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
1,218 Sqft
1 of 4 1008 PROGRESS ST
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Mid City North
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
1,200 Sqft
1 of 24 13313 PARWOOD AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Broadmoor/Sherwood
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
1,979 Sqft | Built in 1988
1 of 5 154 RICHLAND AVE
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Mid City South
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
1,186 Sqft
1 of 27 540 S FLANNERY RD #B
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Broadmoor/Sherwood
Townhouse/Condo
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
1,188 Sqft | Built in 1981
1 of 43 809 SUMMER BREEZE DR #1208
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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South Baton Rouge
Townhouse/Condo
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
1,467 Sqft | Built in 2006
18311 LAKE INDIGO DR
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Shenandoah
Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
1,554 Sqft | Built in 1992
1 of 15 3528 E NIC DR
2 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Addis, LA 70710
2,200 Sqft
1 of 4 2986 HUDSON PARK DR
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
1,828 Sqft | Built in 2015
1 of 30 1240 BENTON LN
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Denham Springs, LA 70726
3 Sqft | Built in 2018
1 of 13 36185 Pleasant Hills Ct
5 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Prairieville, LA 70769
2,733 Sqft | Built in 2006
1 of 17 15245 COPPING DR
5 Beds, 4.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
3,880 Sqft | Built in 2006
1 of 28 4321 WIMBISH DR
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Baker/Zachary
Single Family Home
Baker, LA 70714
1,995 Sqft
1 of 6 34832 Hwy 1019 Unit 5C
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Denham Springs, LA 70706
1,090 Sqft | Built in 2018
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1 of 25 17103 CAROLINE CT
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Prairieville, LA 70769
1,964 Sqft | Built in 1999
1 of 29 306 CARPENTER ST
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Denham Springs, LA 70726
1,856 Sqft
1 of 14 8170 TRANQUILITY CIR
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Denham Springs, LA 70706
2,652 Sqft | Built in 2003
1 of 19 11526 LITTLEFIELD AVE
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Brownsfield/Central
Single Family Home
Zachary, LA 70791
2,979 Sqft | Built in 2007
1 of 25 145 TIGER DR
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Saint Gabriel, LA 70776
2,167 Sqft | Built in 2006
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Average Cost of Living in Baton Rouge

Housing expenses are 13% lower than the national average. Utility costs are 10% lower, gas prices are 7% lower, but healthcare costs are higher than 14%.

Average Home Prices in Baton Rouge

The average cost of a home is $206,323, which is below the national average of $295,300.

Baton Rouge Statistics

If you're interested in Baton Rouge rent-to-own homes, don't forget to consider important factors in addition to monthly living costs, such as average commute, taxes, crime rates, etc. The following are some common Baton Rouge statistics compared to the U.S. national average.

Baton Rouge AveragesNational Averages
One-Way Commute21.4 minutes27.1 minutes
Violent Crime9.5222.7
Property Crime54.9435.4
Unemployment Rate6.1%4.7%
Income Tax Rate2-6%4.6%
Air QualityAQI 46AQI 40
Water QualitySafeSafe
Median Household Income$44,470$79,900
Median Property Taxes$1,137$2,471
Utilities$170.00$171.67
Monthly Rent$1,111$1,098
Median Home Cost$206,328$295,300
Median Home Age31.5 years37 years

Housing Statistics

The divide between rented and owned homes is roughly even, and the vacancy rate usually hovers at around 10 percent. The annual residential turnover is just 16.92 percent, which is well below the national average that has annually been over 30 percent. People stay in Baton Rouge. This region has spent more money on infrastructure and revitalization in recent years than almost anywhere else in the country. They are growing. Recent estimates put the city population at 230,000 residents and climbing. The vacancy rate among apartments hangs closer to 6 percent; this is easily attributed to the number of new residents received each year in the form of students and transplants from nearby states. Home prices in Baton Rouge are significantly lower than the rest of the country. Baton Rouge's median home sale price in 2012 was $145,000. The U.S. national average was $210,000, and in the rest of the South, the average was $175,000.

Weather and Climate

The city's climate is semi-tropical. Spring is pleasant and residents spend a lot of time outdoors. Summers are humid, like much of the southeastern United States, and hot. Indoor activities, restaurants, and clubs are the preferred places to be. Fall is comfortable, requiring only a light jacket, but brings heavy rainfall due to hurricane season. Winters are pleasantly mild and short.

Local Restaurants

Louisiana is a mecca for food lovers. Everyone knows that the best Cajun food in the world comes from the Bayou State. Spicy jambalaya, succulent shrimp creole, steamed crayfish, and andouille sausage -- it's a culinary explosion. It doesn't stop there. The city also features locally-caught seafood prepared in any number of delectable ways. French cuisine from masters, using generations-old recipes, and down home southern cooking like pork chops and gravy, collard greens, and cornbread are popular. Every year, thousands of tourists visit the city to experience the only place this unique blend of flavors can be found. For a taste of your own, Christina's on St. Charles is the home of southern-style cooking with a reasonable price tag. Parrains, between Collegetown and the Garden District, is famous for the best seafood in the city, and for Cajun, it's very difficult to beat The Chimes near Spanish Town. Try the blackened alligator po' boy.

Neighborhood Guide

There are almost too many neighborhoods in Baton Rouge to count. Over 60 separate and recognizable divisions exist within the city. Most center around a particular landmark. Many lie along the eastern bank of the Mississippi River, like Spanish Town, which is also near the state capitol. Each neighborhood has a unique charm and distinction all its own. Some are new, resulting from the addition of subdivisions and increased attention to citywide growth. Others are centuries old, a testament to the very rich and storied history of the area.

Baton Rouge, LA Frequently Asked Questions

Unfortunately, no. Baton Rouge is only safer than 2% of cities in America. The violent crime rate has increased, and there is a 1 in 17 chance of becoming the victim of either a violent or property crime.

Despite its crime rate, Baton Rouge has several safe, family-friendly areas. Financially, Louisiana has both low state and local income taxes making it one of the most tax-friendly states in the US.

No, Baton Rouge and New Orleans are different cities. Baton Rouge is located 81.2 miles, or roughly 1.5 hours, away from New Orleans. Baton Rouge is located farther inland.

The average cost of a home is $206,323.

Baton Rouge, LA has a walk score of

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The state tax rate is 1.85 to 4.25% on top of the federal tax rate of 10 to 37%.

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