In 2019, Baton Rouge, LA had a population of 855k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $60,746. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Baton Rouge, LA grew from 831,310 to 854,884, a 2.84% increase and its median household income grew from $57,843 to $60,746, a 5.02% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (36%), White (Hispanic) (2.28%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.98%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.58%). 0% of the households in Baton Rouge, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.3% of the residents in Baton Rouge, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Baton Rouge, LA are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (7,218 degrees awarded in 2019), Baton Rouge Community College (2,134 degrees), and River Parishes Community College (1,291 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Baton Rouge, LA was $195,500, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%. Most people in Baton Rouge, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Baton Rouge, LA was 2 cars per household.