In 2017, Baton Rouge, LA had a population of 834k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $57,401. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Baton Rouge, LA declined from 835,175 to 834,159, a -0.122% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,487 to $57,401, a 9.36% increase.
The population of Baton Rouge, LA is 56.5% White Alone, 35.5% Black or African American Alone, and 4.09% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Baton Rouge, LA speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Baton Rouge, 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, LA is $182,000, and the homeownership rate is 68%. Most people in Baton Rouge, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Baton Rouge, LA is 2 cars per household.