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  • Southside Gardens

    Southside Gardens

    4604 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    (2)
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    Welcome to Southside Gardens Independent and Assisted Living Community. We're delighted that you are visiting our site to learn more about our services. For the past 30 years, we have provided high quality and affordable senior living housing and care. We're family owned business and we listen to...

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  • Whealdon Estates

    Whealdon Estates

    8680 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    (15)
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    Whealdon Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in the heart of Baton Rouge, you'll enjoy all the warmth, culture and southern hospitality of our beautiful estate. Residents can enjoy the quiet life while being just minutes away from wonderful...

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  • Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    14686 Old Hammond Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    (14)
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    Colonial Care Assisted Living is a senior living community located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish along the Mississippi River, and home to over 229,000 people, with 820,000 in the Greater Baton Rouge area. Residents who enjoy southern living and a slower pace will be able to...

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  • Lake Sherwood Village Retirement Community

    Lake Sherwood Village Retirement Community

    4101 Plaza Tower Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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  • The Blake at The Grove

    9511 Creekview Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70836
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  • The Haven at Windermere

    8225 YMCA Plaza Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
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  • The Claiborne at Thibodaux

    The Claiborne at Thibodaux

    2495 Talbot Ave, Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (5)
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    The Claiborne at Thibodaux is expected to open January 2016. We are currently accepting reservations. The Claiborne at Thibodaux will offer a perfect blend of living options in Thibodaux including Independent Living Cottages, Assisted Living and Memory Care Apartments in a one-of-a-kind,...

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  • Nouveau Marc

    Nouveau Marc

    1101 Sunset Boulevard, Kenner, LA 70065
    (25)
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    Nouveau Marc provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Enjoy all the old-world charm and comfort of New Orleans in our beautiful, peaceful and secure community. Located just minutes form the French Quarter and the Mississippi River Walk, you'll enjoy easy access to...

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  • St. Anthony's Gardens

    St. Anthony's Gardens

    601 Holy Trinity Dr, Covington, LA 70433
    (5)
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    St. Anthony’s Gardens provides a strong spiritual support base with a vision of creative, inspired and value-oriented retirement living. The community is located on the Northshore in Covington, Louisiana and is conveniently located near local hospitals and other medical services. You’ll find...

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  • The Windsor Senior Living Community

    The Windsor Senior Living Community

    1770 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (12)
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    The Windsor Senior Living Community is an assisted living center in the city of Mandeville, on the shore of beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. The Causeway over the lake provides access to New Orleans, center of too many things to do. Welcoming visitors and residents alike are near yearlong...

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  • The Atrium Assisted Living

    The Atrium Assisted Living

    6555 Park Manor Drive, Metairie, LA 70003
    (35)
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    The Atrium Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in the quiet suburb of Metairie, Louisiana, located in Jefferson Parish. The area that the community is built in is quiet and peaceful, and there are many great restaurants around. From Copeland's to Cheesecake Bistro, the residents...

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  • Landing At Behrman Place

    Landing At Behrman Place

    3601 Behrman Place, New Orleans, LA 70114
    (31)
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    The Landing at Behrman Place is an affordable all-inclusive independent retirement community, located in the West Bank, just minutes from shops, restaurants and hospitals. As a Sunshine Retirement Living Community, we offer a variety of amenities to simplify your life, including three chef-prepared...

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  • Whispering Pines of Picayune

    Whispering Pines of Picayune

    174 Cliff Mitchell Rd - S Bldg, Picayune, MS 39466
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    We are 10 minutes from the North Shore (Slidell) and less than 30 minutes North of New Orleans, 30 minutes West of Ms Gulf Coast and 45 minutes South of Hattiesburg, Ms. Our Residents enjoy an active lifestyle at the most affordable rates anywhere! We are a faith-based community focusing on...

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  • Brookdale Hattiesburg I

    Brookdale Hattiesburg I

    103 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (3)
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    Good Times, Better Company Come join us at our warm and friendly assisted living community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and you can exchange the monotony of household chores for a life rich in quality care, beautiful accommodations, spacious common rooms, and a community calendar spilling over with...

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  • The Claiborne at Hattiesburg Independent Living

    The Claiborne at Hattiesburg Independent Living

    300 Whispering Pines Blvd, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (4)
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    At The Claiborne at Hattiesburg, you will discover the finest senior living lifestyle, the fun and activity of a resort and as few responsibilities now that you have started retirement. Our community is specifically designed for seniors, and offers the convenience of upscale apartment living in a...

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  • Brookdale Clinton

    Brookdale Clinton

    501 East Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056
    (10)
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    Endless Opportunities In a beautiful and peaceful setting with wooded landscapes and a tranquil fishing pond, you can enjoy all kinds of luxury amenities without sacrificing the comforts of home. Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Clinton, Mississippi, you will find cozy and...

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  • The Blake at Flowood

    350 Town Center Way, Flowood, MS 39232
    (11)
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    Located in the heart of Flowood, Mississippi, adjacent to the new East Metro Parkway and the Dogwood Promenade, The Blake at Flowood is a community designed for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel...

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  • Ridgeland Place

    Ridgeland Place

    410 Orchard Park, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (41)
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    Ridgeland Place is a warm and welcoming senior living community, offering personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care services, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. We are dedicated to enhancing health, wellness and the highest quality of service delivery for our residents—enabling them to live life more...

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  • Chateau Ridgeland

    Chateau Ridgeland

    745 South Pear Orchard Road, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (21)
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    Chateau Ridgeland provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on stunningly landscaped grounds in the quiet community of Ridgeland, you'll love the tasteful elegance of our facilities while enjoying the amenities of the nearby community. We're just minutes from...

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  • The Waterford on Highland Colony

    The Waterford on Highland Colony

    619 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (11)
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    Join a community overflowing with warmth and friendliness at The Waterford on Highland Colony. Featuring Independent Living services in Ridgeland, Mississippi, our community puts a focus on getting the most out of life. Our residents can participate in weekly activities, including movie nights, wine...

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  • Somerby of Mobile

    Somerby of Mobile

    901 Somerby Drive, Mobile, AL 36695
    (31)
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    Are All Mobile-Area Retirement Communities Alike? Somerby Is Truly Something Special. It's The Somerby Spark that does it. Visit Somerby of Mobile, and you'll find beautiful rental apartment homes — in an active, vibrant retirement community just minutes from everything you love in Mobile...

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  • Collier Park

    Collier Park

    4650 Collier St, Beaumont, TX 77706
    (29)
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    See Yourself Here If you're looking for a community that understands and honors you as a unique individual, you've come to the right place. In choosing Collier Park, you can rest easy knowing that your lifestyle and your interests will be catered to and your expectations exceeded. With a variety of...

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  • University Oaks

    University Oaks

    650 University Boulevard South, Mobile, AL 36609
    (15)
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    University Oaks provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within beautiful grounds in a quiet corner of Mobile, you'll love our beautiful facilities and the convenience of our nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping, hospitals, beaches and dining...

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  • The Brennity at Fairhope Senior Living

    The Brennity at Fairhope Senior Living

    50 Spring Run Rd, Fairhope, AL 36532
    (12)
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    The Brennity at Fairhope Assisted Living is located in a residential environment with care close at hand. We are just minutes away from award-winning Thomas Hospital, as well as several primary care physicians and specialists. The Brennity at Fairhope Assisted Living offers 24-hour support and...

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  • Brookdale Meridian

    Brookdale Meridian

    4555 35th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39305
    (6)
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    It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in historic Meridian, Miss., you’ll enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with varied levels of care to accommodate your changing needs. From independent living and assisted...

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  • Azalea Estates of Gonzales

    2305 S. Purpera Ave, Gonzales, LA 70737
    (5)
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    The Azalea Estates of Gonzales is an assisted living community designed to be welcoming, relaxing, and supportive located in Gonzales, Louisiana. Known for its spacious property and beautiful landscapes, this assisted living community is only minutes from the larger Gonzales area including its...

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  • Azalea Estates of New Iberia

    1318 Andre St, New Iberia, LA 70563
    (1)
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    The Azalea Estates of New Iberia provide a modern, beautiful place to call home set on acres of well cared for landscapes in New Iberia, Louisiana. Tucked into a peaceful setting, but within minutes of New Iberia's shopping area, our assisted living community offers a wide range of benefits to...

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  • The Trace Senior Community

    19432 Crawford Rd., Covington, LA 70433
    (8)
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    Located in Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Trace Senior Community is the most recent Northshore Senior Community offering assisted living and memory care. Situated on the attractive St. Tammany Trace and next to the Claiborne Hill the community provides a suburban home feel to the...

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  • Azalea Estates of Slidell

    354 Robert Blvd, Slidell, LA 70458
    (10)
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    Azalea Estates of Slidell is a serene and peaceful assisted living community for our seniors. Located in the heart of Slidell, Louisiana, it offers privacy and all the comforts of your own home, including a living room, kitchen, bedrooms and bathroom. Many people prefer it for its hospitality and...

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  • Admiral Retirement Center

    905 N State St, Jackson, MS 39202
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    The Admiral Retirement Center is centrally located in the state's capitol of Jackson, Mississippi. Jackson is part of Hinds, Madison, and Rankin counties. Being the largest city in the entire state, the area is rich with activities and has a long standing history. Jackson is an exciting place to...

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  • Azalea Estates of Monroe

    4380 Old Sterlington Rd, Monroe, LA 71203
    (1)
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    The home like setting of Azalea Estates of Monroe, an assisted living community in Monroe, Louisiana makes it the ideal place to call home. Truly a Southern style home, it sits on a beautifully landscaped area and features spacious rooms. And, it's prominent location in Monroe ensures the community...

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  • Christopher Homes of Strong

    21 Christopher Pl, Strong, AR 71765
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    Christopher Homes of Strong is right in Strong, Arkansas and is within a very convenient driving distance to many nearby stores, homes and other hot spot locations. Our assisted living facility is a prime location for elderly residents who need to live in a secure, safe and highly private area. We...

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  • Francois Bend Senior Living & Memory Care

    Francois Bend Senior Living & Memory Care

    326 E Industry St, Gonzales, LA 70737
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  • The Verandah at Graywood

    The Verandah at Graywood

    5851 Gray Market Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70605
    (22)
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  • Beau Ridge Independent Living

    Beau Ridge Independent Living

    650A Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, MS 39157
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  • Rosewood Retirement and Assisted Living

    203 Rue Fountaine, Lafayette, LA 70508
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  • Avanti Senior Living at Lafayette

    5522 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70508
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  • The Village at St. Bernard

    1422 E LA Hwy 46, Saint Bernard, LA 70085
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  • Covington Ridge Retirement Community

    100 Covington Ridge Pl, Collins, MS 39428
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  • Dauphin Way Assisted Living Facility

    3085 Dauphin Square Connector, Mobile, AL 36607
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Independent Living

For those who desire to live primarily without assistance but would like the advantage of having housekeeping maintained by professionals, an Independent Living Community may be the perfect option. Food preparation, recreational activities and housekeepingare handled for you while you are free to use your time as you choose. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents' quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always utilize the services of private caregivers. There are a variety of benefits and costs to keep in mind while determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in your care plan: transportation, initial assessment fee, housekeeping, cable TV, laundry, move-in fee, Waiting list deposit, and parking. The amenities associated with independent living include concierge services, game/TV room, laundry service, golf course, restaurant-style dining hall, beauty salon & barber shop, transportation, and private rental hall.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Baton Rouge 27.8% have a high-school diploma, 13.3% have a graduate degree, and 32.3% have a college degree. In the previous presidential election, 4.6% voted for a third party candidate, 52.3% voted Democrat, and 43.1% voted Republican in East Baton Rouge county. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Baton Rouge 22.6% practice Catholicism, 20.0% are Baptists, and 14.0% practice another Chrisitan faith. In Baton Rouge, 31.9% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Baton Rouge, out of the total population 0.2% practice Judaism, 0.6% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. Out of the total city population, 52.5% are female and 47.5% are male. The median age of Baton Rouge is 31 years old. In Baton Rouge, 24.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.3% are over the age of 60, 5.2% are over the age of 70, and 3.5% are over the age of 80. In terms of crime, Baton Rouge has 58.2 property crimes per 1000 residents and 10.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Baton Rouge, 6.8% are widows, 16.1% have some form of disability, 12.8% do not have health insurance, and 63.5% participate in the labor force. In Baton Rouge, 5.6% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Baton Rouge is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Baton Rouge has a population density of 1,006 people per square mile. The current population of Baton Rouge is shrinking at a rate of -0.010%. Demographically, Baton Rouge is 0.3% Native American, 3.4% Hispanic, 1.3% other or not specified, 3.6% Asian, 54.8% black, 38.6% white, 1.3% mixed race, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the big influence when choosing which care choice is the best fit for your loved one. The sales tax in Baton Rouge is 4.45%. In Baton Rouge, the cost of living index is 99.5 based on the national average of 100, where any score below 100 is less expensive than the average. Baton Rouge has a grocery-price index of 92.9.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those with chronic diseases or those who require long-term care, proximity to medical facilities may be a key factor in choosing which community is right. In total, there are 10 hospitals located in Baton Rouge which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Baton Rouge include Womans Hospital, Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, and Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, air quality, and humidity of a destination can have a considerable influence on the overall health of a senior citizen. Monthly, Baton Rouge receives around 5 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally occurs in December with an average of 9 inches in a month. For snowfall, Baton Rouge gets an average of 0.10 inches of snow per year. On average, Baton Rouge has a humidity level of approximately 74%. Humidity levels reach their peak in July at about 77%. Baton Rouge has a humid subtropical type of climate. During the summer, the temperature in Baton Rouge is about 83°F. The summer high temperature peaks at about 93°F in the month of August. The summer low drops to roughly 72°F during June. During winter months, the average temp sinks to around 55°F. The highest winter temperature is approximately 66°F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to around 44 °F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Baton Rouge is about 51.2. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index rating is at its peak during December at around 69.6. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

State Information

An overview of Louisiana

There are 158 hospitals and 178 health centers that service a population of 4,649,163. The three highest ranked hospitals in Louisiana are Mercy Regional Medical Center, Park Place Surgical Hospital, and Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital. In terms of resources, Louisiana has a cost of living index of 93.6, a grocery index rating of 99.9, and a housing index rating of 86.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The natural beauty of Louisiana is ranked 50th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Louisiana citizen is ranked 50th nation-wide. Additionally, Louisiana is ranked 45th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Louisiana residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat. The state of Louisiana ranks 23rd in the country for diversity. In Louisiana, 46% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,841 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-27%, Mainline Protestant-8%, and Historically Black Protestant-22%. In Louisiana there are 421 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 8.58 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Louisiana is around 4.95 inches. The average humidity across the state is 74%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 78%. During the winter, the average temperature in Louisiana drops to around 51°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 31°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66°F in the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Louisiana is 37.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.3 AQI. While residents of Louisiana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Louisiana can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of louisiana phlox, gulf coast yucca, hybrid louisiana iris, and bald cypress. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the turtles, the civet cats, the waterfowl, or the nutria.