In 2017, Baton Rouge, LA had a population of 228k people with a median age of 31.1 and a median household income of $40,948. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Baton Rouge, LA declined from 228,694 to 227,549, a -0.501% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,969 to $40,948, a 2.45% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (54.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (36.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.62%), White (Hispanic) (2.06%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.27%). N/A% of the people in Baton Rouge, LA speak a non-English language, and 96.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Baton Rouge, LA are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (6,799 degrees awarded in 2017), Baton Rouge Community College (2,666 degrees), and Southern University and A & M College (1,050 degrees).
The median property value in Baton Rouge, LA is $162,600, and the homeownership rate is 49.1%. Most people in Baton Rouge, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Baton Rouge, LA is 2 cars per household.