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Baton Rouge Population

Baton Rouge is a city and the capital of Louisiana State in United States, located on the Mississippi River, 56 miles from Lafayette, 79 miles from New Orleans, 126 miles from Alexandria and 250 miles from Shreveport. Baton Rouge population in 2021 is estimated to be 227,680, covering city area of 88.65 sq mi (229.61 sq km),ranked the second largest city in Louisiana, ninety-ninth populous city in the United States. The city of Baton Rouge is the main part of the Greater Baton Rouge area, According to 2020 Census, It is the second-largest metropolitan area after New Orleans-Metairie Metropolitan in Louisiana, with a population of 870,569. The Baton Rouge city is a major industrial center for petrochemical, medical, motion picture and location of Louisiana State University and Southern University.

Below is the Baton Rouge, Louisiana population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010229,369
2011228,595-0.34
2012228,8340.10
2013228,280-0.24
2014227,774-0.22
2015227,044-0.32
2016226,397-0.28
2017223,948-1.08
2018221,599-1.05
2019220,236-0.62
2020227,4203.26
2021 *227,6800.12
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Baton Rouge city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearBaton Rouge Population
1950140,017
1955159,879
1960188,715
1965215,548
1970244,748
1975288,291
1980341,785
1985357,073
1990364,772
1995410,293
2000469,410
2005524,993
2010584,763
2011597,514
2015651,357
2020*722,311
2025*776,287
2035*854,110
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Baton Rouge city Population(UA)

Baton Rouge Metropolitan

The Baton Rouge metropolitan area was established in 1950 with single parish of East Baton Rouge. Now there are 9 parishes in the Baton Rouge metropolitan by 2020. The nine-parish region has a population of 870,569, The area of Greater Baton Rouge is 4,196 sq mi (10,870 sq km) and the parishes included are Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana.

Baton Rouge City(2021)Baton Rouge Metropolitan(2020)
Population227,680 870,569
Area88.65 sq mi (229.61 sq km)4,196 sq mi (10,870 sq km)
Rank99(US)66(MSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA


Baton Rouge Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Baton Rouge population is 220,248, out of these 105,245 are male, 115,003 are female, The sex ratio of Baton Rouge is 92. The median age of the Baton Rouge population is 33.8, Baton Rouge population by age are, under 18 years is 42,763, 16 years and over is 182,793, 18 years and over is 177,485, 21 years and over is 161,407, 65 years and over is 41,197. 47.8% are male, 52.2% are female, Population of Baton Rouge by age percent-wise is, 19.4% are under 18 years old, 83.0% are 16 years and over, 80.6% are 18 years and over, 73.3% are 21 years and over, 14.9% are 65 years and over. There are total 104,145 housing units, The voting population of Baton Rouge are 168,111, out of these 76,861 are male voters, 91,250 are female voters, 45.7% are male, 54.3% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -512,1695.5%
5 - 911,3805.2%
10 - 1411,5505.2%
15 - 1917,5128.0%
20 - 2429,68913.5%
25 - 3431,17014.2%
35 - 4423,22410.5%
45 - 5422,77210.3%
55 - 5913,3156.0%
60 - 6414,6926.7%
65 - 7418,8158.5%
75 - 848,5363.9%
85 and over5,4242.5%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Baton Rouge Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Baton Rouge by race are:

White Population

White population in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are 91,047, percentage wise 41.3 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are 113,957, percentage wise 51.7 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Baton Rouge, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Baton Rouge are 8,649, percentage wise 3.9 percent are asians, out of these 541 are Asian Indians, 918 are Chinese, 1,013 are Filipinos, 0 are Japanese, 0 are Korean, 5,295 are Vietnamese and 882 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are 8,551. Percentage wise 3.9 percent are hispanics, out of these 2,520 are Mexican people, 1,262 are Puerto Ricans, 340 are Cubans, and 4,429 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race220,248Percent
White91,04741.3%
Black or African American113,95751.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native5170.2%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population8,6493.9%
Asian Indian5410.2%
Chinese9180.4%
Filipino1,0130.5%
Japanese00.0%
Korean00.0%
Vietnamese5,2952.4%
Other Asian Population882
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander00.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino8,5513.9%
Mexican2,5201.1%
Puerto Rican1,2620.6%
Cuban3400.2%
Other Hispanic or Latino4,429
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Baton Rouge native population is 206,155, out of these 167,846 born in the Louisiana state and 36,661 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 14,093, out of these 3,676 are Naturalized US citizen, 794 are in Europe, 1,966 in Asia, 247 in Africa, 574 in Latin America and 95 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Baton Rouge are 10,417, out of these 305 are from Europe, 5,711 are from Asia, 907 from Africa, 3,332 are from Latin America and 85 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native206,155
Born in state of residence167,846
Born in other state in the United States36,661
Northeast3,057
Midwest0
South23,432
West2,198
Born outside the United States1,648
Puerto Rico486
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,162
Foreign born
Born outside of United States14,093
Naturalized U.S. citizen3,676
Europe794
Asia1,966
Africa247
Oceania0
Latin America574
Northern America95
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen10,417
Europe305
Asia5,711
Africa907
Oceania77
Latin America3,332
Northern America85
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Baton Rouge Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are 104,145, Occupied housing units are 82,097, Rental vacancy rate is 10. Percentage of occupancy is 79, 37.62% of houses are owner occupied and 41.21% of houses are renter occupied in Baton Rouge. There are 56.33 percent of one-unit detached, 2.90 percent of one-units attached, 2.72 percent of two-unit houses, 7.82 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.30 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 35.52 percent are available with one vehicle, 24.92 percent are available with two vehicles, 9.34 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 9.06 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units104,145
Occupied housing units82,097
Occupied housing units percent79
Rental vacancy rate10
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached58,666
1-unit attached3,025
2 units2,836
3 or 4 units8,140
Mobile home313
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied39,176
Renter-occupied42,921
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Baton Rouge Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is $187,500, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.01 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 4.96 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 5.91 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 8.91 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 9.52 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 4.71 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 1.95 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.65 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0001,050
$50,000 to $99,9995,165
$100,000 to $149,9996,152
$150,000 to $199,9999,276
$200,000 to $299,9999,910
$300,000 to $499,9994,909
$500,000 to $999,9992,033
$1,000,000 or more681
Median (dollars)187,500
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Baton Rouge Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,291, 0.29 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 4.11 percent pay between $500 to $999, 8.14 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 3.20 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 1.80 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.72 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 0.82 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $390, 2.98 percent of homes pay less than $250, 6.66 percent pays between $250 to $399, 5.46 percent pay between $400 to $599, 1.81 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.68 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.89 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500299
$500 to $9994,285
$1,000 to $1,4998,475
$1,500 to $1,9993,332
$2,000 to $2,4991,876
$2,500 to $2,999749
$3,000 or more855
Median (dollars)1,291
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2503,099
$250 to $3996,936
$400 to $5995,689
$600 to $7991,888
$800 to $999708
$1,000 or more932
Median (dollars)390
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Baton Rouge Rental

Total number of Baton Rouge rental homes or apartments are 42,921, occupied by Renter, The median value of Baton Rouge average rental rate is $874. 10.39 percent of homes are under $500, 55.14 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 26.68 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 2.35 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.13 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5004,460
$500 to $99923,668
$1,000 to $1,4999,337
$1,500 to $1,9992,116
$2,000 to $2,499716
$2,500 to $2,999293
$3,000 or more54
Median (dollars)874
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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