The Baton Rouge Area Chamber researches and collects the following statistics as part of a monthly economic snapshot report for the region. BRAC’s full report is available to investors only.

Last updated 5/10/2017

Real Estate Activity – Baton Rouge MSA

Source: GBRAR April 18, 2017, release date

Average Sales Price

$
0

(Feb '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
4.7% -5.0%

Closed Sales

0

(Feb '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
-1.0% 6.5%

Inventory of Homes for Sale

0

(Feb '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
-3.8% -22.6%

Days on Market until Sale

0

(Feb '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
6.9% -23.5%

Baton Rouge MSA Tax Collections by Parish (millions)

Source: Parish Sales Tax and Use Offices, BRAC Analysis

  • Feb '16
  • Feb '17

Total Sales Tax - BR MSA

February ’17 February ’16 ΔOTY
$72.6M $65.3M 11.2%

Sales tax collections for February 2017 are over 11 percent higher than those for February 2016. All parishes experienced a rise in tax collections over the year, with Iberville experiencing the highest change and collecting 33.0 percent more than last year.

Baton Rouge MSA Net Over-the-Month Nonfarm Job Growth
(Mar 2017 – Feb 2017)

0
Construction
0
Leisure & Hospitality
0
Education & Health Services
0
Manufacturing
0
Trade/Transportation/Utilities
0
Professional/Business Services
0
Financial Activities
0
Other Services
0
Mining & Logging
0
Government
0
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Baton Rouge MSA Employment by Sector (not seasonally adjusted)

Source: Louisiana Workforce Commission, April 28, 2017

  • Mar '16 (r)
  • Mar '17 (p)