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Port Allen
  • Suburb of Baton Rouge, LA

Report Card

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

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Port Allen is a suburb of Baton Rouge with a population of 4,958. Port Allen is in West Baton Rouge Parish. Living in Port Allen offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Port Allen and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Port Allen are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$135,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$934
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    607.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    40.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    20.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    465.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,024.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    161.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

Working in Port Allen

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,426
National
$62,843

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