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 7/13/2017

Real Estate Activity – Baton Rouge MSA

Source: GBRAR July 10, 2017, release date

Average Sales Price

$
0

(May '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
2.0% -0.6%

Closed Sales

0

(May '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
15.2% 0.9%

Inventory of Homes for Sale

0

(May '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
6.7% -13.4%

Days on Market until Sale

0

(May '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
-1.8% -20.3%

Baton Rouge MSA Tax Collections by Parish (millions)

Source: Parish Sales Tax and Use Offices, BRAC Analysis

  • Apr '16
  • Apr '17

Total Sales Tax - BR MSA

Apr ’17 Apr ’16 ΔOTY
$78.0M $73.3M 6.3%

Sales tax collections for April 2017 are over 6 percent higher than those for April 2016. All parishes with the exception of Ascension and Iberville experienced a rise in tax collections over the year, with East Feliciana experiencing the highest change and collecting 117.4 percent more than last year.

Baton Rouge MSA Net Over-the-Month Nonfarm Job Growth
(May 2017 – Apr 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
Information

Baton Rouge MSA Employment by Sector (not seasonally adjusted)

Source: Louisiana Workforce Commission, June 23, 2017

  • May '16 (r)
  • May '17 (p)