Baton Rouge, LA

Census Place

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Population
225,362
0.961% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
Median Age
31.2

Poverty Rate
25.2%

Median Household Income
$41,761
1.99% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$169,200
4.06% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
106,644
0.142% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Baton Rouge, LA had a population of 225k people with a median age of 31.2 and a median household income of $41,761. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Baton Rouge, LA declined from 227,549 to 225,362, a -0.961% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,948 to $41,761, a 1.99% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (54.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (36.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.22%), White (Hispanic) (2.16%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.35%). 0% of the households in Baton Rouge, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.7% 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 2018, the median property value in Baton Rouge, LA was $169,200, and the homeownership rate was 49.1%. 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.

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.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 52.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.1%), followed by Other (4.58%). The most partisan county was LaSalle Parish, LA with 88.8% 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

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of Louisiana.
Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
52.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Louisiana
  1. 88.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Louisiana was LaSalle Parish, LA with 88.8% 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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Diversity

Baton Rouge, LA is home to a population of 225k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.19% of Baton Rouge, LA residents were born outside of the country (11.7k people).

In 2018, there were 1.5 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (124k people) in Baton Rouge, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 82.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 7.26k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    124k ± 1.89k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    82.4k ± 1.57k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.26k ± 768
3.69%
Hispanic Population
8.31k people

In 2018, there were 1.5 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (124k people) in Baton Rouge, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 82.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 7.26k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.69% of the people in Baton Rouge, LA are hispanic (8.31k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Baton Rouge, LA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.19%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
11.7k people
5.5%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
12.5k people

As of 2018, 5.19% of Baton Rouge, LA residents (11.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Baton Rouge, LA was 5.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

31
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
34
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Baton Rouge, LA was 31.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 34. But people in Baton Rouge, LA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Baton Rouge, LA residents was 31.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    29,800 ± 4,225 people
  2. Mexico
    29,243 ± 4,185 people
  3. Vietnam
    19,860 ± 3,453 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Honduras, the natal country of 29,800 Louisiana residents, followed by Mexico with 29,243 and Vietnam with 19,860.

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Citizenship

96.7%
2018 Citizenship
96.5%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.7% of Baton Rouge, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Baton Rouge, LA was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,361 ± 381
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,674 ± 418
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,402 ± 308

Baton Rouge, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Baton Rouge, LA is $41,761. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Baton Rouge, LA was Census Tract 40.16 with a value of $133,750, followed by Census Tract 50 and Census Tract 26.01, with respective values of $116,033 and $103,750.

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,832. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Baton Rouge, LA employs 107k people. The largest industries in Baton Rouge, LA are Retail Trade (14,204 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (13,831 people), and Educational Services (13,474 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,750), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,156), and Manufacturing ($49,259).

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,761
2018 value
± $1,230
1.99%
1 Year Growth
± 3.83%

Households in Baton Rouge, LA have a median annual income of $41,761, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,948 in 2017, which represents a 1.99% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,629
Average Male Salary in Louisiana
± $1,670
$42,832
Average Female Salary in Louisiana
± $1,091

In 2019, full-time male employees in Louisiana made 1.53 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Louisiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Louisiana
  1. Asian
    $55,899 ± $9,117
  2. White
    $54,752 ± $1,264
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $45,815 ± $29,389

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Louisiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Louisiana.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Baton Rouge, LA is from Louisiana.
0.467
2019 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2018 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2019, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0759% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Louisiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 40.16
  2. Census Tract 50
  3. Census Tract 26.01

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baton Rouge, LA was Census Tract 40.16 with a value of $133,750, followed by Census Tract 50 and Census Tract 26.01, with respective values of $116,033 and $103,750.

The following map shows all of the places in Baton Rouge, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baton Rouge, LA (54.9k out of 217k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. 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
    37,748 ± 1,697
  2. White
    14,308 ± 1,246
  3. Hispanic
    2,516 ± 459

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Baton Rouge, 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

107k
2018 Value
± 2,674
0.142%
1 Year growth
± 3.64%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Baton Rouge, LA grew at a rate of 0.142%, from 106k employees to 107k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baton Rouge, LA, are Sales & Related Occupations (11,962 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,378 people), and Management Occupations (8,152 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baton Rouge, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Baton Rouge, LA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (11,962 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,378 people), and Management Occupations (8,152 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Baton Rouge, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (1.76 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.49 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Baton Rouge, LA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($84,152), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($77,778), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($64,730).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

107k
2018 Value
± 2,674
0.142%
1 Year growth
± 3.64%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Baton Rouge, LA grew at a rate of 0.142%, from 106k employees to 107k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baton Rouge, LA, are Retail Trade (14,204 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (13,831 people), and Educational Services (13,474 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Baton Rouge, LA, though some of these residents may live in Baton Rouge, 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, LA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (14,204 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (13,831 people), and Educational Services (13,474 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Baton Rouge, LA has an unusually high number of Educational Services (1.37 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.3 times), and Retail Trade (1.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Baton Rouge, LA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($63,750), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,156), and Manufacturing ($49,259).

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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. $105B
  2. $70.3B
  3. $67.3B

In 2018, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $105B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($70.3B) and Fuel oils ($67.3B).

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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$490B
2018 Value in Louisiana
$814B
Projected 2045 Value in Louisiana
66% growth

In 2018, total outbound Louisiana trade was $490B. This is expected to increase 66% to $814B by 2045.

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. $43.7B
  2. $34.6B
  3. $17.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.7B, followed by Mississippi with $34.6B and Florida and $17.2B.

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

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Education

In 2019, universities in Baton Rouge, LA awarded 11,732 degrees. The student population of Baton Rouge, LA is skewed towards women, with 21,215 male students and 29,052 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Baton Rouge, LA are White (6,418 and 56.9%), followed by Black or African American (3,094 and 27.4%), Unknown (572 and 5.07%), and Hispanic or Latino (560 and 4.97%).

The largest universities in Baton Rouge, LA by number of degrees awarded are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (7,218 and 61.5%), Baton Rouge Community College (2,134 and 18.2%), and Southern University and A & M College (1,011 and 8.62%).

The most popular majors in Baton Rouge, LA are General Studies (720 and 6.14%), General Business Administration & Management (452 and 3.85%), and Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (410 and 3.49%).

The median tuition costs in Baton Rouge, LA are $13,019 for private four year colleges, and $6,505 and $6,505 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 352 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 301 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 288 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Baton Rouge, LA was Physical Education Teaching & Coaching with 352 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Baton Rouge, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,218 degrees awarded
  2. 2,134 degrees awarded
  3. 1,011 degrees awarded
$6,505
Median In-State Public
$13,019
Median Private

In 2019, the Baton Rouge, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College with 7,218 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

5,018
Degrees Awarded to Men
6,714
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 5,018 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Baton Rouge, LA, which is 0.747 times less than the 6,714 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Baton Rouge, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,418 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    3,094 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    572 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Baton Rouge, LA was White students. These 6,418 degrees mean that there were 2.07 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 3,094 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Baton Rouge, LA was $169,200 in 2018, which is 0.737 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $162,600 to $169,200, a 4.06% increase. The homeownership rate in Baton Rouge, LA is 49.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Baton Rouge, LA have an average commute time of 20.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Baton Rouge, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$169,200
2018 Median
± $3,013
$162,600
2017 Median
± $2,978

In 2018, the median property value in Baton Rouge, LA grew to to $169,200 from the previous year's value of $162,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Baton Rouge, 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, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$41,761
Median Household Income
± $1,230
85.3k
Number of Households
± 2,125

In 2018, the median household income of the 85.3k households in Baton Rouge, LA grew to $41,761 from the previous year's value of $40,948.

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

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Rent vs Own

49.1%
2018 Homeownership
49.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 49.1% of the housing units in Baton Rouge, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Baton Rouge, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baton Rouge, LA have a shorter commute time (20.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.51% of the workforce in Baton Rouge, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Carpooled (9.82%)
  3. Walked (3.28%)

In 2018, 80% of workers in Baton Rouge, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.82%) and those who walked to work (3.28%).

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, 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, LA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

89.1% of the population of Baton Rouge, LA has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 23.2% on Medicaid, 9.52% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.31% 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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA see 1089 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.3% increase from the previous year (1075 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1318 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 242 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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1,089 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA see an average of 1,089 patients per year. This represents a 1.3% increase from the previous year (1,075 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA 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

10.9%
Uninsured
42.6%
Employer Coverage
23.2%
Medicaid
9.52%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.31%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baton Rouge, LA declined by 14.6% from 12.8% to 10.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Baton Rouge, 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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