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Highlands/Perkins
  • Neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Highlands/Perkins is a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a population of 54,110. Highlands/Perkins is in East Baton Rouge Parish and is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. Living in Highlands/Perkins offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Highlands/Perkins there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Highlands/Perkins and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Highlands/Perkins are above average.

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About Highlands/Perkins...
Population
54,110

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$271,673
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,017
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$67,381
National
$64,994
Families with Children
17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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