In 2019, Baton Rouge, LA had a population of 224k people with a median age of 31.5 and a median household income of $44,470. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Baton Rouge, LA declined from 225,362 to 224,149, a −0.538% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,761 to $44,470, a 6.49% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (54.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (36.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.49%), White (Hispanic) (2.04%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.33%). 0% of the households in Baton Rouge, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.5% 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 Southern University and A & M College (1,011 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Baton Rouge, LA was $174,000, and the homeownership rate was 49.8%. Most people in Baton Rouge, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Baton Rouge, LA was 2 cars per household.