Louisiana is located in the Deep South region of the South Central United States.  It is the 19th smallest by area, and the 25th most populous of the 50 states.  The state capital of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans. Many of Louisiana’s urban environments have a multicultural/multilingual heritage that makes them quite unique even within the melting pot of the United States, and they include a mixture of 18th-century French, Italian, Haitian, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures.

Quick Stats:

Population:  4.7 million people

Median Household Income:  $50,000

Population Density:  94 people/square mile

Median Home Sales Price:  $170,400

Median Price to Rent:  $1,200/month

On average, home values have gone up about 2.4% over the past year.

Shreveport, Louisiana skyline