Baton Rouge, LA Demographic Data

Baton Rouge, LA Summary

Baton Rouge is located in East Baton Rouge Parish in Louisiana
  • Population: 230,040
  • Area: 79.11 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 76.95 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 2.16 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 2,908.03 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 52.49 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Baton Rouge, LA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
119,226
52%
50.8
Male
108,481
48%
49.2
Total Population
227,707
 
323,128,000

Baton Rouge, LA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
14,202
6.2% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
16,234
7.1% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
13,442
5.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
17,179
7.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
30,340
13.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
35,571
15.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
23,097
10.1% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
22,335
9.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
13,504
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
10,996
4.8% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
17,841
7.8% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
9,094
4.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
3,872
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
176,388
77.5%
77.2
Female
92,261
52.3%
51.3
Male
84,127
47.7%
48.7
21 Years and over
158,542
69.6%
73.1
62 Years and over
37,804
16.6%
18.8
65 Years and over
30,807
13.5%
15.2
Female
18,043
58.6%
55.8
Male
12,764
41.4%
44.2
Median Age (years)
31
0.0%
0.0

Baton Rouge, LA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
225,385
99.0% 
96.8
White
84,704
37.2% 
72.6
Black or African American
127,685
56.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
156
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
8,216
3.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
4,624
2.0% 
5.1
Two or More Races
2,322
1.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
8,647
3.8% 
17.8
Mexican
2,856
1.3% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
173
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
128
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
5,490
2.4% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
219,060
96.2% 
82.2

Baton Rouge, LA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
5,143
3.8% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
11,349
8.3% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
39,362
28.9% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
31,306
23.0% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
5,720
4.2% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
25,922
19.0% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
17,508
12.8% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
16,492
12.1%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
119,818
87.9%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
43,430
31.8%
31.2

Baton Rouge, LA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
89,362
48.6%
33.7%
Now Married
58,143
31.6%
47.5
Divorced
19,713
10.7%
11.0%
Separated
5,311
2.9%
2.0
Widowed
11,300
6.1
5.8%

Baton Rouge, LA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
195,062
91.4%
78.4%
Languages other than english
18,443
8.6%
21.6%
Spanish
8,454
4.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
3,031
1.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
6,014
2.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
944
0.4%
1.1%

Baton Rouge, LA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
11,023
13.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
5,963
7.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
11,942
14.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
9,838
12.0%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
9,561
11.7%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
13,023
15.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
5,315
6.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
7,343
9.0%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
3,586
4.4%
5.8
$200,000 or more
4,345
5.3%
6.4
Median household income
38,470
 
57,617
Per capita income
26,954
 
31,128

Baton Rouge, LA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
507
0.5%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
12,219
11.8%
9.8
Construction
6,802
6.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
27,192
26.4%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
5,732
5.6%
6.6
Information
1,783
1.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
6,052
5.9%
10.1
Other services except public administration
4,584
4.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
10,248
9.9%
11.4
Public administration
5,787
5.6%
4.6
Retail trade
14,993
14.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
5,263
5.1%
5.2
Wholesale trade
1,972
1.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
7,555
7.3%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
35,009
33.9%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
13,554
13.1%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
27,275
26.4%
23.3%
Service occupations
19,741
19.1%
18.1%

Baton Rouge, LA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
100,874
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
82,612
81.9%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
8,526
8.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
2,995
3.0%
5.1
Walked
2,392
2.4%
2.7
Other means
1,229
1.2%
1.8
Worked at home
3,120
3.1%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
22.7
 
26.6

Baton Rouge, LA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
9,312
11.4%
8.7
1 vehicles
33,154
40.5%
33.2
2 vehicles
28,726
35.1%
37.1
3 or more
10,747
13.1%
21.0

Baton Rouge, LA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
81,939
83.5%
87.6
Owner Occupied
38,315
46.8%
63.1
Renter Occupied
43,624
53.2%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
16,216
16.5%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
9
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.5

Baton Rouge, LA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
98,155
1 room
1,875
1.9%
2.4
2 rooms
3,815
3.9%
2.7
3 rooms
15,645
15.9%
9.1
4 rooms
18,749
19.1%
16.5
5 rooms
22,225
22.6%
19.8
6 rooms
14,683
15.0%
17.8
7 rooms
9,733
9.9%
12.0
8 rooms
5,449
5.6%
8.6
9 rooms or more
5,981
6.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Baton Rouge, LA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
98,155
 
 
1-unit, detached
54,853
55.9%
61.5
1-unit, attached
3,529
3.6%
5.9
2-units
2,056
2.1%
3.6
3 or 4 units
9,048
9.2%
4.4
5 to 9 units
5,109
5.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
9,377
9.6%
4.4
20 or more units
13,279
13.5%
9.0
Mobile home
904
0.9%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Baton Rouge, LA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
5,221
5.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
6,003
6.1%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
10,002
10.2%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
14,599
14.9%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
25,126
25.6%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
13,692
13.9%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
8,655
8.8%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
9,762
9.9%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
2,893
2.9%
2.8%
2014 or later
2,202
2.2%
1.4%

Baton Rouge, LA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Baton Rouge, LA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
21,562
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
252
1.2%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
739
3.4%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
1,214
5.6%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,692
7.8%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
3,550
16.5%
20.1%
$500 to $999
6,637
30.8%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
7,478
34.7%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
12,120
56.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,679
12.4%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,617
7.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,006
4.7%
7.0%
35.0% or more
4,108
19.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
32
0.0%
0.0%

Baton Rouge, LA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
42,255 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
95
0.2%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
191
0.5%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
777
1.8%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
2,631
6.2%
11.9%
Less than $500
4,936
11.7%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
8,670
20.5%
28.3%
$500 to $999
24,955
59.1%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
1,369
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
818
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
4,406
11.2%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
3,087
7.8%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,850
9.7%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
5,010
12.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,908
7.4%
9.0%
35.0% or more
20,248
51.2%
40.7%
Not Computed
4,115
0.0%
0.0%

Baton Rouge, LA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
38,315
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
1,570
4.1%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
7,202
18.8%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
6,737
17.6%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
8,333
21.7%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
7,887
20.6%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
4,184
10.9%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
1,805
4.7%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
597
1.6%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
166,100
 
205,000
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