Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA

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2020 Population
175,968
1.27% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
33.2
0.606% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
19.8%
3.73% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$47,501
1.21% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$188,600
5.9% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
78,393
3% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA had a population of 176k people with a median age of 33.2 and a median household income of $47,501. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA grew from 173,754 to 175,968, a 1.27% increase and its median household income grew from $46,932 to $47,501, a 1.21% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (48.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (39.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.82%), Other (Hispanic) (2.14%), and White (Hispanic) (2.11%).

9.84% of the households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.7% of the residents in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (7,127 degrees awarded in 2020), Baton Rouge Community College (2,491 degrees), and Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University (287 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was $188,600, and the homeownership rate was 51.6%. Most people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is home to a population of 176k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.5% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (11.4k people).

In 2020, there were 1.23 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.9k people) in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 69.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 6.73k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Spanish (6,908 households), Vietnamese (2,400 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,751 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    85.9k ± 3.11k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    69.6k ± 2.42k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    6.73k ± 1.09k
4.84%
Hispanic Population
8.52k people

In 2020, there were 1.23 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.9k people) in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 69.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 6.73k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.84% of the people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are hispanic (8.52k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,908 households (4.21%)
  2. Vietnamese
    2,400 households (1.46%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,751 households (1.07%)

9.84% of the households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Spanish. 4.21% of the households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.4k people
6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
10.4k people

As of 2020, 6.5% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents (11.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
37
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.4

In 2020, the median age of all people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 33.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents was 33.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Vietnam
    2,209 ± 1,147 people
  2. Honduras
    965 ± 761 people
  3. China
    798 ± 692 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Vietnam, the natal country of 2,209 Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents, followed by Honduras with 965 and China with 798.

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Citizenship

95.7%
2020 Citizenship
96.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.7% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,016 ± 528
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,029 ± 384
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    771 ± 219

Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Louisiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Louisiana (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Louisiana.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Louisiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is $47,501. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $82,594, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $76,647 and $72,484.

Males in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.48 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,587. The income inequality in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.511, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA employs 78.4k people. The largest industries in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Restaurants & Food Services (6,863 people), Construction (5,531 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,123 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($264,413), Offices of physicians ($137,597), and Legal services ($126,396).

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,501
2020 value
± $2,761
1.21%
1 Year Growth
± 6.37%

Households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $47,501, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,932 in 2019, which represents a 1.21% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$68,939
Average Male Salary in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA
± $10,623
$46,587
Average Female Salary in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA
± $6,941

In 2020, full-time male employees in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA made 1.48 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA
  1. White
    $64,777 ± $10,059
  2. American Indian
    $57,322 ± $57,094
  3. Two or More Races
    $50,173 ± $49,840

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA.

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Wage Distribution

0.511
2020 Wage GINI in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA
0.509
2019 Wage GINI in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA

In 2020, the income inequality in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 0.511 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.519% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $82,594, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $76,647 and $72,484.

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 Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA (33.7k out of 170k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    22,254 ± 1,667
  2. White
    7,867 ± 883
  3. Hispanic
    2,498 ± 521

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

78.4k
2020 Value
−3%
1 Year decline
± −3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −3%, from 80.8k employees to 78.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, are Other managers (2,446 people), Cashiers (2,342 people), and Retail salespersons (2,054 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 Other managers (2,446 people), Cashiers (2,342 people), and Retail salespersons (2,054 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 Chemical engineers (8.34 times higher than expected), Urban & regional planners (8.33 times), and Environmental scientists and specialists, including health (7.48 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 ($233,886), Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers ($221,252), and Personal financial advisors ($217,553).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

78.4k
2020 Value
−3%
1 Year decline
± −3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −3%, from 80.8k employees to 78.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, are Restaurants & Food Services (6,863 people), Construction (5,531 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,123 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 (6,863 people), Construction (5,531 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,123 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of Petroleum refining (6.49 times higher than expected), Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores (5.92 times), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals (5.85 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($264,413), Offices of physicians ($137,597), and Legal services ($126,396).

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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. $49.3B
  2. $48.1B
  3. $37.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $49.3B, followed by Fuel oils ($48.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($37.7B).

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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$380B
2020 Value in Louisiana
$689B
Projected 2050 Value in Louisiana
81% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $380B. This is expected to increase 81% to $689B by 2050.

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. $43.9B
  2. $24.1B
  3. $7.47B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.9B, followed by Mississippi with $24.1B and Illinois and $7.47B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.01%). The most partisan county was Cameron County, LA with 90.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Louisiana
58.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Louisiana
  1. 90.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 90.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Louisiana was Cameron County, LA with 90.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Louisiana colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Louisiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA awarded 10,497 degrees. The student population of Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 18,671 male students and 25,552 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are White (6,256 and 61.9%), followed by Black or African American (2,225 and 22%), Hispanic or Latino (601 and 5.95%), and Unknown (362 and 3.58%).

The largest universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (7,127 and 67.9%), Baton Rouge Community College (2,491 and 23.7%), and Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University (287 and 2.73%).

The most popular majors in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are General Studies (1,247 and 11.9%), General Business Administration & Management (436 and 4.15%), and Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (393 and 3.74%).

The median tuition costs in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are $13,409 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

Most Common
  1. 322 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 257 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 338 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was General Biological Sciences with 322 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,127 degrees awarded
  2. 2,491 degrees awarded
  3. 287 degrees awarded
$8,038
Median In-State Public
$13,409
Median Private

In 2020, the Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College with 7,127 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

4,541
Degrees Awarded to Men
5,956
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 4,541 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, which is 0.762 times less than the 5,956 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,256 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    2,225 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    601 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was White students. These 6,256 degrees mean that there were 2.81 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,225 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was $188,600 in 2020, which is 0.821 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $178,100 to $188,600, a 5.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is 51.6%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$188,600
2020 Median
± $10,435
$178,100
2019 Median
± $4,920

In 2020, the median property value in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA grew to to $188,600 from the previous year's value of $178,100.

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 $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$47,501
Median Household Income
± $2,761
69.5k
Number of Households
± 3,009

In 2020, the median household income of the 69.5k households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA grew to $47,501 from the previous year's value of $46,932.

The following chart displays the households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

51.6%
2020 Homeownership
51.2%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 51.6% 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 51.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.62% of the workforce in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.3%)
  2. Carpooled (9.97%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.27%)

In 2020, 78.3% of workers in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.97%) and those who worked at home (4.27%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
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 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

89.7% of the population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 23.1% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Louisiana was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see 1466 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.01% decrease from the previous year (1496 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1778 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Claiborne Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (25.4%). Additionally, Sabine Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (50.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,466 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Louisiana

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,466 patients per year. This represents a 2.01% decrease from the previous year (1,496 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Louisiana in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana.
$7,815
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Louisiana
$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

10.3%
Uninsured
42.6%
Employer Coverage
23.1%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA grew by 0.868% from 10.2% to 10.3%.

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. 25.4% prevalence
  2. 22.6% prevalence
  3. 22.1% prevalence

Claiborne Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 25.4%.

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

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