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Downtown Alexandria

There are many reasons to live in Central Louisiana.

With A-rated schools, healthcare providers nationally recognized for quality patient care and some of the lowest property taxes in the country, those living in Central Louisiana are able to enjoy the ideal mix of comfortable and affordable living.

In addition, gated and lakeside communities are closely situated to a variety of retailers, parks and outdoor recreation areas. Since Alexandria and nearby towns are surrounded by protected land, scenic backdrops and lively landscapes make Central Louisiana living a truly enjoyable experience.

5th Lowest

Louisiana residents enjoy a total tax burden - state and local taxes combined as a percentage of income - that ranks 5th lowest in the nation. 
The Tax Foundation, 2015