In 2020, Baton Rouge, LA had a population of 222k people with a median age of 32 and a median household income of $44,177. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Baton Rouge, LA declined from 224,149 to 222,191, a −0.874% decrease and its median household income declined from $44,470 to $44,177, a −0.659% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (36.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.98%), and White (Hispanic) (1.87%).
None of the households in Baton Rouge, 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.
96.4% 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 (7,127 degrees awarded in 2020), Baton Rouge Community College (2,491 degrees), and Southern University and A & M College (965 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Baton Rouge, LA was $185,000, and the homeownership rate was 49.9%. Most people in Baton Rouge, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Baton Rouge, LA was 2 cars per household.