Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA

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Population

177,106

0.129% decline

Median Age

32.9


Median Household Income

$43,408

2.99% growth

Number of Employees

81,814

0.427% decline

Median Property Value

$165,800

1.53% growth

About

In 2017, Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA had a population of 177k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $43,408. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA declined from 177,335 to 177,106, a -0.129% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,149 to $43,408, a 2.99% increase.

The population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is 49.2% Black or African American Alone, 41.1% White Alone, and 4.07% Hispanic or Latino. 9.19% of the people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (6,677 degrees awarded in 2016), Baton Rouge Community College (1,231 degrees), and Capital Area Technical College (1,055 degrees).

The median property value in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is $165,800, and the homeownership rate is 50.1%. Most people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA employs 81.8k people. The largest industries in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Restaurants & Food Services (6,464 people), Construction (6,259 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,924 people), and the highest paying industries are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($173,577), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($161,242), and Legal services ($107,538).

Median household income in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is $43,408. Males in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,167. The income inequality in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.501, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,408

2017 value

± $1,331

2.99%

1 Year Growth

± 4.1%

Households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $43,408, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,149 in 2016, which represents a 2.99% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$60,918

Average Male Salary

± $8,447

$43,167

Average Female Salary

± $6,387

In 2017, full-time male employees in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. American Indian

    $61,217 ± $39,547

  2. White

    $56,789 ± $7,947

  3. Asian

    $32,916 ± $19,200

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.501

2017 Wage GINI

0.499

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 0.501 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.366% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA with a value of $72,199, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and Ascension Parish PUMA, LA, with respective values of $72,013 and $70,561.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

81.8k

2017 Value

-0.427%

1 Year decline

± -0.427%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA declined at a rate of -0.427%, from 82.2k employees to 81.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, are Postsecondary teachers (2,610 people), Cashiers (2,321 people), and Retail salespersons (2,248 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (2,610 people), Cashiers (2,321 people), and Retail salespersons (2,248 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers (12.6 times higher than expected), Chemical engineers (8.53 times), and Insulation workers (7.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($227,028), Chief executives & legislators ($162,269), and Personal financial advisors ($159,708).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

81.8k

2017 Value

-0.427%

1 Year decline

± -0.427%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA declined at a rate of -0.427%, from 82.2k employees to 81.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, are Restaurants & Food Services (6,464 people), Construction (6,259 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,924 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (6,464 people), Construction (6,259 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,924 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of Petroleum refining (7.16 times higher than expected), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals (6.99 times), and Sugar & confectionery products (5.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($173,577), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($161,242), and Legal services ($107,538).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $81.6B

  2. $69.1B

  3. $38B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $81.6B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($69.1B) and Basic chemicals ($38B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$365B

2015 Value

$476B

Projected 2045 Value

30.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Louisiana trade was $365B. This is expected to increase 30.3% to $476B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $38.9B

  2. $36B

  3. $14.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $38.9B, followed by Mississippi with $36B and Florida and $14.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA see 1527 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1881 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, Assumption Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,527 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,527 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,815

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,420

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,281

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,811

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.2% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 15.6% prevalence

Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 17.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is home to a population of 177k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is composed of 87.2k Black or African American Alone residents (49.2%), 72.9k White Alone residents (41.1%), 7.21k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.07%), 6.83k Asian Alone residents (3.85%), 2.4k Two or More Races residents (1.36%), 356 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.201%), 197 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.111%), and 76 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0429%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Spanish (5,901 speakers), Vietnamese (2,739 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,552 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

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Median Foreign-Born Age

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In 2017, the median age of all people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 32.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

5.89%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

10.5k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 5.89%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Vietnam

    1,990 ± 1,089 people

  2. China

    890 ± 731 people

  3. Mexico

    855 ± 716 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Vietnam, the natal country of 1,990 Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents, followed by China with 890 and Mexico with 855.

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Citizenship

96.1%

2017 Citizenship

96.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.1% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    87.2k ± 1.99k

  2. White Alone

    72.9k ± 1.82k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7.21k ± 1.25k

In 2017, there were 1.2 times more Black or African American Alone residents (87.2k people) in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 72.9k White Alone and 7.21k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    5,901 speakers (3.56%)

  2. Vietnamese

    2,739 speakers (1.65%)

  3. French (Incl. Cajun)

    1,552 speakers (0.935%)

9.19% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Spanish. 3.56% of the overall population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are native Spanish speakers. 1.65% speak Vietnamese and 0.935% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA awarded 11,118 degrees. The student population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 19,396 male students and 24,281 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are White (6,547 and 61.3%), followed by Black or African American (2,899 and 27.2%), Hispanic or Latino (474 and 4.44%), and Unknown (279 and 2.61%).

The largest universities in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (6,677 and 60.1%), Baton Rouge Community College (1,231 and 11.1%), and Capital Area Technical College (1,055 and 9.49%).

The most popular majors in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are General Studies (611 and 5.5%), General Business Administration & Management (549 and 4.94%), and Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (393 and 3.53%).

The median tuition costs in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are $10,907 for private four year colleges, and $8,038 and $8,038 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Physical Education Teaching & Coaching with 350 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 6,677 degrees awarded

  2. 1,231 degrees awarded

  3. 1,055 degrees awarded

$8,038

Median In-State Public

$10,907

Median Private

In 2016, the Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College with 6,677 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

4,870

Degrees Awarded to Men

6,248

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 4,870 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, which is 0.779 times less than the 6,248 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,547 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    2,899 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    474 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA were to White students. These 6,547 degrees mean that there were 2.26 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,899 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was $165,800 in 2017, which is 0.762 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $163,300 to $165,800, a 1.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is 50.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$43,408

Median Household Income

± $1,331

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA grew to $43,408 from the previous year's value of $42,149.

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Housing

Property Value

$165,800

2017 Median

± $2,617

$163,300

2016 Median

± $2,489

In 2017, the median property value in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA grew to to $165,800 from the previous year's value of $163,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

50.1%

2017 Homeownership

49.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 50.1% of the housing units in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

20.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have a shorter commute time (20.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.18% of the workforce in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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