LA

National Population : 333,590,059
Louisiana State Population : 4,925,693

About Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, LA is located in East Baton Rouge County in the state of Louisiana.

The total City Population for Baton Rouge is about 416,668 with about 983 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 570,308.

The Average Home Value is $165,741.18, which is roughly 24% higher than the Average Home Value of $125,814.00 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 12% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $48,575.41, which is roughly 8% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $44,453.00 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 16% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Baton Rouge is about 8.5%.

Louisiana is ranked #42 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 24.35 out of 100.

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Voting

East Baton Rouge County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 23.51% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 55.52%
Republican: 42.47%
Libertarian: 1.17%
Other: 0.84%


Nearby Locations

Brusly, LA (5.70 mi.)
Port Allen, LA (5.86 mi.)
Addis, LA (8.07 mi.)
Sunshine, LA (9.49 mi.)
Baker, LA (9.86 mi.)
Plaquemine, LA (11.92 mi.)
Greenwel Spgs, LA (12.75 mi.)
Saint Gabriel, LA (12.83 mi.)
Iberville, LA (12.83 mi.)
Bueche, LA (13.89 mi.)
Erwinville, LA (13.89 mi.)
Grosse Tete, LA (14.76 mi.)
Zachary, LA (14.82 mi.)
Rosedale, LA (15.05 mi.)
Rougon, LA (15.34 mi.)
Dennis Mills, LA (16.05 mi.)
Port Vincent, LA (16.05 mi.)
Glynn, LA (16.11 mi.)
Carville, LA (16.31 mi.)
Pride, LA (16.32 mi.)
Lakeland, LA (16.85 mi.)
Slaughter, LA (17.04 mi.)
Prairieville, LA (17.42 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 70801, 70802, 70803, 70805, 70806, 70807, 70808, 70809, 70810, 70811, 70812, 70814, 70815, 70816, 70817, 70818, 70819, 70820
Latitude : 30.451015
Longitude : -91.127718
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 52 ft.
Area Code(s) : 225

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.54
Male Population Estimate : 43.66%
Female Population Estimate : 47.28%
Median Age : 31.9
Male Median Age : 30.6
Female Median Age : 33.0

White Population Estimate : 43.82%
Black Population Estimate : 42.88%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.71%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.24%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.55%
Other Population Estimate : 1.74%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Baton Rouge specifically.
Average # of Homicides for East Baton Rouge County: About 20 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for East Baton Rouge County: About 583 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

East Baton Rouge County is about 80% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 51% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.