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Sorrento is a suburb of Baton Rouge with a population of 1,809. Sorrento is in Ascension Parish and is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. Living in Sorrento offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Sorrento and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Sorrento are highly rated.
About Sorrento...
Population
1,809

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$136,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$877
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Sorrento Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Sorrento

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,288
National
$55,322
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Sorrento Reviews

2 reviews
a great, quiet small town; advantageously located 40 minutes from New Orleans and 20 minutes from Baton Rouge. 5 minutes from the small city of Gonzales for shopping and restaurants. Ascension Parish schools are terrific. Near the interstate, so travel is easy as well.
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The area is overall wonderful. The people are nice and there is a lot of interaction with the neighbors.