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 4/18/17

Real Estate Activity – Baton Rouge MSA

Source: GBRAR March 14, 2017, release date

Average Sales Price

$
0

(Jan '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
-4.0% -10.5%

Closed Sales

0

(Jan '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
-17.6% 17.5%

Inventory of Homes for Sale

0

(Jan '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
-2.5% -20.9%

Days on Market until Sale

0

(Jan '17)

%Δ from Previous Month %Δ Over the Year
7.4% -26.6%

Baton Rouge MSA Tax Collections by Parish (millions)

Source: Parish Sales Tax and Use Offices, BRAC Analysis

  • Jan '16
  • Jan '17

Total Sales Tax - BR MSA

January ’17 January ’16 ΔOTY
$81.8M $76.1M 7.56%

Sales tax collections for January 2017 are almost 8 percent higher than those for January 2016. West Feliciana experienced the highest change over the year, collecting 22.5 percent more than last year, whereas Iberville is down by 12.8 percent.

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

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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, March 27, 2017

  • Feb '16 (r)
  • Feb '17 (p)