Living in Baton Rouge, LA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Baton Rouge, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
224,149
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
24.8%
Median Home
$174,000
Median Income
$44,470
Median Rent
$879

Baton Rouge SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Baton Rouge, LA Crime Report

13,739
Total Crimes
6,226.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
151.41%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Baton Rouge
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 13,739 6,226.7 3,711.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 2,066 936.3 549.3 366.7
Murder 70 31.7 11.7 5.0
Robbery 645 292.3 86.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,299 588.7 402.1 250.2
Property Crime 11,673 5,290.3 3,162.0 2,109.9
Burglary 2,258 1,023.3 579.0 340.5
Larceny 8,616 3,904.9 2,352.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 799 362.1 230.5 219.9

Baton Rouge, LA Cost Of Living

96
Baton Rouge's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Baton Rouge Louisiana National Average
Overall 96 92 100
Services 106 96 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 103 98 100
Housing 85 81 100
Transportation 103 99 100
Utilities 84 88 100

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Population over time in Baton Rouge

Year Population % Change
2019 224,149 -0.5%
2018 225,362 -1.0%
2017 227,549 -0.5%
2016 228,694 -0.2%
2015 229,186 -0.1%
2014 229,353 -0.0%
2013 229,400 0.1%
2012 229,174 0.0%
2011 229,169 0.0%
2010 229,158 -

Race / Ethnicity in Baton Rouge

White
36.6% (82,130)
African American
54.6% (122,315)
American Indian
0.2% (427)
Asian
3.5% (7,815)
Hawaiian
0.1% (150)
Other
0.2% (348)
Two Or More
1.2% (2,768)
Hispanic
3.7% (8,196)
Race Baton Rouge LA USA
White 36.6% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 54.6% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.7% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Baton Rouge

Female
52.1% (116,804)
Male
47.9% (107,345)
Gender Baton Rouge LA USA
Female 52.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Baton Rouge for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (11,207)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (17,931)
High School / GED
28.0% (62,761)
Some College
22.0% (49,312)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (8,965)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (42,588)
Master's Degree
9.0% (20,173)
Professional Degree
3.0% (6,724)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (4,482)
Education Baton Rouge LA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
11.6% (2,593,160)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (1,471,786)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.1% (2,945,447)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (2,469,218)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (2,696,223)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (3,477,089)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (2,035,016)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.4% (2,556,486)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.5% (1,009,209)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (1,161,260)
Income Baton Rouge LA USA
Less than $10,000 11.6% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.1% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.4% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.5% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 4.6% 7.7%

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