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Best Places To Live In Central, LA

  • Central, LA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 28,017
  • Living in Central, Louisiana is great. We are a two income family, and there are plenty of good jobs that pay well, many of them in the various manufacturing industries that have set up shop here. The
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Shenandoah, LA
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,999
  • I liked living in Shenandoah Louisiana because of its multifaceted layout. Shenandoah is a part of East Baton Rouge Parish. It consists of a number of neighborhood subdivisions such as The Woods, The
  • Westminster, LA
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,103
  • Oak Hills Place, LA
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,366
  • Inniswold, LA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,660
  • Village St. George, LA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,187
  • Brusly, LA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,675
  • Old Jefferson, LA
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,911
  • Watson, LA
  • 5.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 925
  • Slaughter, LA
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,322
  • Prairieville, LA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,732
  • Living in Prairieville, La, there is nice, tolerable weather throughout the year. The winter time doesn't fall below 22 degrees, averages about 55 degrees throughout. The summer averages 81 degrees
  • Monticello, LA
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,062
  • Port Allen, LA
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,123
  • Zachary, LA
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,154
  • The best thing about Zachary is that it has a country feel, but very close to other cities. We have some of the top-rated schools in Louisiana making it a great place for families. I really like how the
  • French Settlement, LA
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,405
  • Denham Springs, LA
  • 7.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,278
  • I absolutely love living in Denham Springs, Louisiana. With a population of less than 11,000, this area offers a small-town feel. As a suburb of Baton Rouge, you are close enough to the larger cities to
  • Livingston, LA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,816
  • Brownfields, LA
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,025
  • Plaquemine, LA
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,920
  • Addis, LA
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,420
  • Walker, LA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,256
  • Baker, LA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,754
  • There are lots of fun things to do in Baker and the surrounding areas, so if you're planning a family vacation soon, here are some activities you and your loved ones will enjoy. The Baton Rouge Zoo is
  • Gardere, LA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,926
  • I’ve lived in Gardere, LA and I can tell the city is very surprising. The city has outstanding colleges, restaurants, sports arena, accessible public transport, theme pack to name a few of the varieties.
  • Jackson, LA
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,795
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 228,694
  • Being born in Baton Rouge gave me a whole new perspective on life. I lived in a tiny subdivision as a kid called Woodmoss Drive and made many fond memories there. The best part about Baton Rouge is that
  • Merrydale, LA
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,884
  • Port Vincent, LA
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 919

Listed above are the best places to live in Central, LA for 2019. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Central, LA, followed by the best places to live near Central, LA, sorted by Livability Score.

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