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.