Baton Rouge, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
222,191
Unemployment
8.7%
Poverty
24.4%
Median Home
$185,000
Median Income
$44,177
Median Rent
$886

Baton Rouge SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Baton Rouge, LA Crime Report

12,667
Total Crimes
5,777.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
146.27%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Baton Rouge
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 12,667 5,777.6 3,523.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 2,087 951.9 639.4 387.8
Murder 102 46.5 15.8 6.5
Robbery 457 208.4 80.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,473 671.9 497.0 279.7
Property Crime 10,580 4,825.7 2,884.4 1,958.2
Burglary 1,898 865.7 510.1 314.2
Larceny 7,854 3,582.3 2,107.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 828 377.7 266.9 246.0

Baton Rouge, LA Cost Of Living

95
Baton Rouge's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Baton Rouge Louisiana National Average
Overall 95 91 100
Services 105 98 100
Groceries 97 97 100
Health 102 97 100
Housing 86 83 100
Transportation 95 93 100
Utilities 79 86 100

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Population over time in Baton Rouge

Year Population % Change
2020 222,191 -1.4%
2019 225,362 -1.0%
2018 227,549 -0.5%
2017 228,694 -0.2%
2016 229,186 -0.1%
2015 229,353 -0.0%
2014 229,400 0.1%
2013 229,174 0.0%
2012 229,169 0.0%
2011 229,158 -

Race / Ethnicity in Baton Rouge

White
36.2% (80,398)
African American
53.3% (118,528)
American Indian
0.2% (415)
Asian
3.7% (8,211)
Hawaiian
0.1% (299)
Other
0.4% (867)
Two Or More
2.0% (4,403)
Hispanic
4.1% (9,070)
Race Baton Rouge LA USA
White 36.2% 58.3% 60.1%
African American 53.3% 31.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 3.7% 1.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.1% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in Baton Rouge

Female
52.9% (117,517)
Male
47.1% (104,673)
Gender Baton Rouge LA USA
Female 52.9% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 48.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
6.0% (13,331)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (17,775)
High School / GED
27.0% (59,991)
Some College
21.0% (46,660)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (8,887)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (42,216)
Master's Degree
11.0% (24,441)
Professional Degree
2.0% (4,443)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (4,443)
Education Baton Rouge LA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
11.7% (2,596,071)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.5% (1,228,316)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.8% (3,284,910)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (2,268,885)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (2,781,989)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.2% (3,368,730)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (2,008,025)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.6% (2,586,670)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (915,753)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (1,179,747)
Income Baton Rouge LA USA
Less than $10,000 11.7% 8.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.5% 5.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.8% 12.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.2% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 11.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.6% 13.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.1% 5.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 4.7% 8.3%

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