In 2018, Baton Rouge, LA had a population of 831k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $57,843. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Baton Rouge, LA declined from 834,159 to 831,310, a -0.342% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,401 to $57,843, a 0.77% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.1%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.4%), White (Hispanic) (2.23%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.9%). N/A% of the people in Baton Rouge, LA speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Baton Rouge, LA are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (6,799 degrees awarded in 2017), Baton Rouge Community College (2,666 degrees), and Southern University and A & M College (1,050 degrees).
The median property value in Baton Rouge, LA is $193,100, and the homeownership rate is 68.8%. Most people in Baton Rouge, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Baton Rouge, LA is 2 cars per household.