Is Baton Rouge safer than New Orleans?

In Baton Rouge, there are over 16.5 fatalities per 100,000 residents and in New Orleans, it is 12.5 fatalities per 100,000. (Metro Baton Rouge has about 830,000 residents, which equates to about 115 fatal crashes; Metro New Orleans has about 1.3 million residents equating to about 160 fatal crashes).

What is the safest area to live in Baton Rouge?

People who live in the Baton Rouge metro area generally consider the southeast part of the metro area to be the safest. Your chance of being a victim of crime in the Baton Rouge metro area may be as high as 1 in 15 in the west neighborhoods, or as low as 1 in 43 in the southeast part of the metro area.

Is Baton Rouge LA a nice place to live?

If you plan on raising your family in the United States, Baton Rouge, Louisiana is an excellent option. The city is fast-growing and there are pleasant neighborhoods. The city has lots of green spaces and the schools perform well. The people are generally pleasant and there is plenty of family-friendly entertainment.