Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA

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Population
176,266
0.474% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
Median Age
32.9

Poverty Rate
20.7%

Median Household Income
$45,591
5.03% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$172,900
4.28% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
81,814
0.427% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA had a population of 176k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $45,591. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA declined from 177,106 to 176,266, a -0.474% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,408 to $45,591, a 5.03% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (49.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (41.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.25%), White (Hispanic) (2.5%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.46%). 8.72% of the people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA speak a non-English language, and 96.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (6,799 degrees awarded in 2017), Baton Rouge Community College (2,666 degrees), and Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University (428 degrees).

The median property value in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is $172,900, and the homeownership rate is 50.5%. Most people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Louisiana. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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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Impact on Employment

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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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 Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (38.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). 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.

Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA 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

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Louisiana
58.1% for the Republican 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, 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 Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is home to a population of 176k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.73% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (10.1k people).

In 2018, there were 1.2 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.3k people) in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 72.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.73k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Spanish (6,200 speakers), Vietnamese (2,509 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,492 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    87.3k ± 2.17k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    72.7k ± 1.68k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5.73k ± 783
4.28%
Hispanic Population
7.55k people

In 2018, there were 1.2 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.3k people) in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 72.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.73k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.28% of the people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are hispanic (7.55k people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,200 speakers (3.76%)
  2. Vietnamese
    2,509 speakers (1.52%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,492 speakers (0.906%)

8.72% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Spanish. 3.76% of the overall population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are native Spanish speakers. 1.52% speak Vietnamese and 0.906% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.73%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
10.1k people
5.89%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
10.5k people

As of 2018, 5.73% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents (10.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 5.89%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
35
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 32.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents was 33.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Vietnam
    1,990 ± 1,089 people
  2. China
    890 ± 731 people
  3. Mexico
    855 ± 716 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Vietnam, the natal country of 1,990 Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA residents, followed by China with 890 and Mexico with 855.

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Citizenship

96.3%
2018 Citizenship
96.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.3% of Baton Rouge City PUMA, 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 City PUMA, LA was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,858 ± 359
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,343 ± 377
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    976 ± 207

Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is $45,591. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $79,495, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $78,277 and $70,885.

Males in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,167. The income inequality in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.501, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA employs 81.8k people. The largest industries in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are Restaurants & Food Services (6,464 people), Construction (6,259 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,924 people), and the highest paying industries are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($173,577), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($161,242), and Legal services ($107,538).

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,591
2018 value
± $1,593
5.03%
1 Year Growth
± 4.43%

Households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $45,591, 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 $43,408 in 2017, which represents a 5.03% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$60,918
Average Male Salary in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA
± $8,447
$43,167
Average Female Salary in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA
± $6,387

In 2017, full-time male employees in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA
  1. American Indian
    $61,217 ± $39,547
  2. White
    $56,789 ± $7,947
  3. Asian
    $32,916 ± $19,200

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.501
2017 Wage GINI in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA
0.499
2016 Wage GINI in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA

In 2017, the income inequality in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was 0.501 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.366% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $79,495, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $78,277 and $70,885.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Baton Rouge City PUMA, 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

20.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA (35.2k out of 170k 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
    24,218 ± 1,389
  2. White
    8,903 ± 815
  3. Hispanic
    1,799 ± 384

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

81.8k
2017 Value
-0.427%
1 Year decline
± -0.427%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA declined at a rate of -0.427%, from 82.2k employees to 81.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, are Postsecondary teachers (2,610 people), Cashiers (2,321 people), and Retail salespersons (2,248 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (2,610 people), Cashiers (2,321 people), and Retail salespersons (2,248 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers (12.6 times higher than expected), Chemical engineers (8.53 times), and Insulation workers (7.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($227,028), Chief executives & legislators ($162,269), and Personal financial advisors ($159,708).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

81.8k
2017 Value
-0.427%
1 Year decline
± -0.427%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA declined at a rate of -0.427%, from 82.2k employees to 81.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, are Restaurants & Food Services (6,464 people), Construction (6,259 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,924 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Baton Rouge City PUMA, 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 City PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (6,464 people), Construction (6,259 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,924 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of Petroleum refining (7.16 times higher than expected), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals (6.99 times), and Sugar & confectionery products (5.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($173,577), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($161,242), and Legal services ($107,538).

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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. $81.6B
  2. $69.1B
  3. $38B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $81.6B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($69.1B) and Basic chemicals ($38B).

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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$365B
2015 Value in Louisiana
$476B
Projected 2045 Value in Louisiana
30.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Louisiana trade was $365B. This is expected to increase 30.3% to $476B 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. $38.9B
  2. $36B
  3. $14.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $38.9B, followed by Mississippi with $36B and Florida and $14.4B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA awarded 11,209 degrees. The student population of Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 18,688 male students and 23,926 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are White (6,686 and 61.9%), followed by Black or African American (2,759 and 25.5%), Hispanic or Latino (509 and 4.71%), and Asian (329 and 3.04%).

The largest universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (6,799 and 60.7%), Baton Rouge Community College (2,666 and 23.8%), and Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University (428 and 3.82%).

The most popular majors in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are General Studies (914 and 8.15%), General Business Administration & Management (490 and 4.37%), and Welding Technology (462 and 4.12%).

The median tuition costs in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA are $11,638 for private four year colleges, and $8,038 and $8,038 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 302 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 362 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 311 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was General Biological Sciences with 302 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,799 degrees awarded
  2. 2,666 degrees awarded
  3. 428 degrees awarded
$8,038
Median In-State Public
$11,638
Median Private

In 2017, the Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College with 6,799 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

5,062
Degrees Awarded to Men
6,147
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 5,062 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA, which is 0.823 times less than the 6,147 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,686 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    2,759 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    509 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 3--Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA were to White students. These 6,686 degrees mean that there were 2.42 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,759 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was $172,900 in 2018, which is 0.753 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $165,800 to $172,900, a 4.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is 50.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$172,900
2018 Median
± $3,041
$165,800
2017 Median
± $2,617

In 2018, the median property value in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA grew to to $172,900 from the previous year's value of $165,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Baton Rouge City PUMA, 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 City PUMA, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$45,591
Median Household Income
± $1,593
69.2k
Number of Households
± 1,878

In 2018, the median household income of the 69.2k households in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA grew to $45,591 from the previous year's value of $43,408.

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

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Rent vs Own

50.5%
2018 Homeownership
50.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 50.5% of the housing units in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.1%.

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

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Commute Time

20.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have a shorter commute time (20.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.3% of the workforce in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    80.2%
  2. Carpooled
    9.52%
  3. Walked
    3.32%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA was Drove Alone (80.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.52%) and those who Walked (3.32%).

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

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Health

88.4% of the population of Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 43.4% on employee plans, 21% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.05% 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 Louisiana see 1527 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1881 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, Assumption Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana.
1,527 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Louisiana

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,527 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Louisiana 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

11.6%
Uninsured
43.4%
Employer Coverage
21%
Medicaid
10%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.05%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baton Rouge City PUMA, LA N/A by N/A from N/A% to 11.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Baton Rouge City PUMA, 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. 17.2% prevalence
  2. 17% prevalence
  3. 15.6% prevalence

Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 17.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana by county over multiple years.

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