In 2021, Baton Rouge, LA had a population of 226k people with a median age of 32.1 and a median household income of $46,282. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Baton Rouge, LA grew from 222,191 to 225,539, a 1.51% increase and its median household income grew from $44,177 to $46,282, a 4.76% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (35.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.67%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.92%), and White (Hispanic) (1.64%).
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.
96.3% 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 (6,917 degrees awarded in 2021), Baton Rouge Community College (2,113 degrees), and Southern University and A & M College (1,187 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Baton Rouge, LA was $191,100, and the homeownership rate was 49%.
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.