Baker- If you are looking for a small town atmosphere, then Baker might be the place for you. Baker's population is around 13,483. It's in the metropolitan area of Baton Rouge. Baker really has that 'home town' feeling. It's close enough to the city where you can enjoy all the action but it's far enough away where you can have some peace and quiet. Baker is a family-friendly city known for it's many attractive and well-planned neighborhoods.
Residents of Baker are known to enjoy the easy access to a variety of community services. Some of the community services are the Baton Rouge Zoo and several churches serving all denominations. Baker has a great amount of "Green Space" with over a dozen parks totaling 1000 acres. In Baker, a park is located within every two miles of a home. The City also features several hiking trails and nature paths.
Zachary- Zachary is ten miles north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Like Baker, it offers the convenience of a metropolitan area but with all the benefits of a small town. The cities population is about 14,000, which is just a bit more than Baker.
So, what's the best thing about Zachary?Well, it's their school systems. Academically, they are ranked number one in the state of Louisiana. Zachary's school system is what draws so many people in. That's not the only great thing about Zachary though. New subdivisions are being built also with affordable housing in every price range.
Area 11 2008 Jan-April Market Report
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