Baton Rouge, LA
Demographic Data



map preview
Please wait, loading your map...




Baton Rouge Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Baton Rouge Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
220,236

Age

PEOPLE OF Louisiana DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.80
5 To 17 14.94
18 To 24 18.00
25 To 34 15.42
35 To 54 20.50
55 To 64 10.89
65 Years And Over 13.45

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 11.8
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 88.0
COLLEGE GRADUATES 33.1

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Baton Rouge 27329 23374.76710395484 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Baton Rouge 41761 19315.875008672727 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
25.2%

Employment Industries in Baton Rouge

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Retail 13.3
Healthcare 13.0
Education 12.6
Accommodation 9.9
Professional, scientific, and technical services 7.1
Construction 6.9
Manufacturing 6.2
Other 5.7
Public Service 5.4
Transportation 3.7
Administration 3.6
Finance 3.2
Arts 2.5
Wholesale 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 36.6
Black Or African American 54.8
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 3.2
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
French 7.0
German 5.4
Irish 5.2
English 4.8
Italian 3.1
African 1.8
Scottish 1.3
Scots-Irish 0.9
French Canadian 0.8
European 0.7
Polish 0.5
Acadian/Cajun 0.4
British 0.4
Swedish 0.3
Welsh 0.2
Dutch 0.2
Russian 0.2
Lebanese 0.2
Norwegian 0.2
Nigerian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 92.0
Spanish 3.3
Vietnamese 1.4
French 0.9
Chinese 0.6
Arabic 0.3
Other Asian languages 0.3
Langs. of India 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2
African languages 0.2
Tagalog 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
French Creole 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Persian 0.1
Russian 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Japanese 0.0
Serbo-Croatian 0.0

Foreign Born Baton Rouge Residents:
5.2%