Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Population in 2012: 230,058 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 109,938  (47.8%)
Females: 120,120  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  30.5 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70801, 70802, 70803, 70805, 70806, 70808, 70809, 70810, 70812, 70814, 70815, 70816, 70817, 70819, 70820.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,806 (it was $30,368 in 2000)
Baton Rouge:

$38,806
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,903 (it was $18,512 in 2000)

Baton Rouge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,900 (it was $93,100 in 2000)
Baton Rouge:

$152,900
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $171,729; Detached houses: $173,296; Townhouses or other attached units: $169,402; In 2-unit structures: $184,299; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,238; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,646; Mobile homes: $83,850

Median gross rent in 2012: $765.

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Baton Rouge races chart
  • Black alone - 124,546 (54.3%)
  • White alone - 85,672 (37.4%)
  • Hispanic - 8,009 (3.5%)
  • Asian alone - 7,493 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2,727 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 453 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 261 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.01%)

Races in Baton Rouge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Baton Rouge: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (7.6%), German (5.9%), English (5.9%), Irish (5.3%), United States (4.9%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/16/1817

Elevation: 53 feet

Land area: 76.8 square miles.

Population density: 2,994 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Baton Rouge,LA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Baton Rouge:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baton Rouge city:

  • Never married: 48.2%
  • Now married: 30.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

11,857 residents are foreign born (2.2% Asia).

This city:  5.2%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 782 registered sex offenders living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as of January 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Baton Rouge to the number of sex offenders is 294 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $738 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $383 (0.3%)

Baton Rouge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (258.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Merrydale, LA (1.9 miles ), Port Allen, LA (2.0 miles ), Westminster, LA (2.1 miles ), Inniswold, LA (2.4 miles ), Monticello, LA (2.4 miles ), Belmont, LA (2.5 miles ), Brownfields, LA (2.5 miles ), Oak Hills Place, LA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 132 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 1998: 149 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 1999: 309 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 2000: 210 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 2001: 215 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 2002: 260 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2003: 415 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2004: 708 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2005: 554 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 2006: 257 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2007: 320 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2008: 135 buildings, average cost: $189,100
  • 2009: 124 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2010: 208 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2011: 131 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2012: 136 buildings, average cost: $220,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.46 N, Longitude: 91.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +74,719 (+32.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 76,648 (71.8%)

Area code: 225

Baton Rouge household income distribution Baton Rouge home values distribution

Crime rates in Baton Rouge by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 4659414749577167756466
per 100,000 20.225.818.120.821.827.131.129.533.627.628.5
Rapes 621331177983937265555164
per 100,000 27.258.251.734.937.044.231.528.624.622.027.6
Robberies 1,0711,1071,0399069931,0491,0151,0321,1358931,033
per 100,000 470.5484.4458.9400.8442.3498.4444.3454.8508.5385.6446.2
Assaults 1,3681,3711,6421,4121,5731,7551,4571,5261,5581,4601,344
per 100,000 601.0600.0725.3624.6700.7833.8637.8672.5698.1630.4580.6
Burglaries 3,7164,0703,8874,0363,9404,0213,8473,7834,2684,2203,826
per 100,000 1632.41781.11716.91785.31755.11910.31684.01667.11912.31822.21652.7
Thefts 12,12810,76310,4039,8228,9499,2098,6177,7118,4597,9467,751
per 100,000 5327.84710.04595.14344.83986.44375.13772.03398.13790.13431.03348.2
Auto thefts 1,7581,4461,6071,5621,4891,4541,179974929500482
per 100,000 772.3632.8709.8691.0663.3690.8516.1429.2416.2215.9208.2
Arson 169193180179183223210225207179187
per 100,000 74.284.579.579.281.5105.991.999.292.777.380.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.8) 687.2701.2695.3644.8657.1742.2634.7617.0672.9575.4574.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Baton Rouge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 841 (664 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Louisiana average:

3.98
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,134 (+2.3%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Baton Rouge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Baton Rouge-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Baton Rouge city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1971, a category F3 tornado 6.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baton Rouge-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 400.0 miles away from Baton Rouge center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 234.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 185.5 miles away from Baton Rouge center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 305.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in East Baton Rouge Parish (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baton Rouge topographic map

Birthplace of: Kelly Cherry - Poet, Ted DiBiase, Jr. - Professional wrestler and actor, Jay Dardenne - Louisiana politician, Woody Jenkins - Politician, Stephen Gostkowski - Player of football, Dave Treen - Politician, James Crutchfield - Barrelhouse blues singer, Sterling Lands II - Baptist minister, Seimone Augustus - Basketball player, Reese Witherspoon - (born 1976), actor.

Main business address for: SHAW GROUP INC (MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS), H&E EQUIPMENT SERVICES LLC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING), LAMAR ADVERTISING CO/NEW (SERVICES-ADVERTISING AGENCIES), AMEDISYS INC (SERVICES-HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES).

Hospitals in Baton Rouge:

  • ABUNDANCE HOME (942 MCLEMORE)
  • BEDFORD GROUP HOME (354 BEDFORD DRIVE)
  • CHARIS HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 9032 PERKINS ROAD)
  • EARL K LONG MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 5825 AIRLINE HIGHWAY)
  • GULF SOUTH HOSPICE OF LOUISIANA (9410 LINDALE SUITE A)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF LOUISIANA IN BATON ROUGE (8280 YMCA PLAZA DRIVE, BLDG 3, STE B)
  • LANDSBURY HOME (10627 LANDSBURY)
  • ORANGEWOOD DRIVE HOME (1056 ORANGEWOOD)
  • SHERWOOD COMMUNITY HOME (422 SHERWOOD FOREST BLVD)
  • SURGICAL SPECIALTY CENTER OF BATON ROUGE (Physician, 8080 BLUEBONNET BLVD)

Airports and heliports located in Baton Rouge:

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Amtrak station:

BATON ROUGE (1253 FLORIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Baton Rouge:

  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (Full-time enrollment: 27,321; Location: 156 Thomas Boyd Hall; Public; Website: www.lsu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Southern University and A & M College (FT enrollment: 5,837; Location: Southern Branch Post Office; Public; Website: www.subr.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (FT enrollment: 5,744; Location: 201 Community College Drive; Public; Website: www.mybrcc.edu)
  • Capital Area Technical College (FT enrollment: 1,969; Location: 3250 North Acadian Thruway East; Public; Website: www.catc.edu)
  • Our Lady of the Lake College (FT enrollment: 1,442; Location: 5414 Brittany Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ololcollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Delta College of Arts & Technology (FT enrollment: 1,060; Location: 7380 Exchange Place; Private, for-profit; Website: www.deltacollege.com)
  • ITI Technical College (FT enrollment: 798; Location: 13944 Airline Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.iticollege.edu)
  • Fortis College-Baton Rouge (FT enrollment: 717; Location: 9255 Interline Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.fortis.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Baton Rouge (FT enrollment: 596; Location: 14141 Airline Highway, Suite 101; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Remington College-Baton Rouge Campus (FT enrollment: 458; Location: 10551 Coursey Boulevard; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.remingtoncollege.edu/baton-rouge-career-college)
  • University of Phoenix-Baton Rouge Campus (FT enrollment: 442; Location: 2431 S Acadian Thruway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Medical Training College (FT enrollment: 434; Location: 10525 Plaza Americana Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mtcbr.com)
  • Virginia College-Baton Rouge (FT enrollment: 429; Location: 9501 Cortana Place; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vc.edu/campus/baton-rouge-louisiana-college.cfm)
  • Camelot College (FT enrollment: 378; Location: 2618 Wooddale Blvd Ste A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.camelotcollege.com)
  • Diesel Driving Academy-Baton Rouge (FT enrollment: 243; Location: 8067 Airline Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.dda.edu)
  • Aveda Institute-Baton Rouge (FT enrollment: 221; Location: 2834 S Sherwood Forest Blvd Ste A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.avedainstitutesbb.com)
  • Louisiana Culinary Institute (FT enrollment: 187; Location: 10550 Airline Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lci.edu)
  • Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Baton Rouge (FT enrollment: 135; Location: 12158 Coursey Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vanguard.paulmitchell.edu)
  • Baton Rouge School of Computers (FT enrollment: 81; Location: 9352 Interline Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brsc.edu)
  • Baton Rouge General Medical Center-School of Nursing (FT enrollment: 68; Location: 3616 North Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.brgeneral.org/site406.php)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Baton Rouge:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 41 miles; Hammond, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,713)
  • Nicholls State University (about 51 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 56 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 57 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 58 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Delgado Community College (about 71 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 71 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)

Biggest public high schools in Baton Rouge:

Biggest private high schools in Baton Rouge:

  • PARKVIEW BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 1,441; Location: 5750 PARKVIEW CHURCH RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • EPISCOPAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,034; Location: 3200 WOODLAND RIDGE BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 991; Location: 855 HEARTHSTONE DR; Grades: 8 - 12; Boys only)
  • ST JOSEPHS ACADEMY (Students: 833; Location: 3015 BROUSSARD ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL (Students: 744; Location: 17521 MONITOR AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THE DUNHAM SCHOOL (Students: 695; Location: 11111 ROY EMERSON DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHRISTIAN LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 680; Location: 2037 QUAIL DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • REDEMPTORIST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 4000 SAINT GERARD AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • HOSANNA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 514; Location: 8850 GOODWOOD BLVD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FAMILY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 358; Location: 8919 WORLD MINISTRY AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Baton Rouge:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Baton Rouge:

  • ST GEORGE SCHOOL (Students: 1,086; Location: 7880 SAINT GEORGE DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ALOYSIUS SCHOOL (Students: 1,083; Location: 2025 STUART AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 963; Location: 11400 SHERBROOK DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF MERCY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 849; Location: 400 MARQUETTE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JUDE SCHOOL (Students: 576; Location: 9150 HIGHLAND RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 8033 BARRINGER RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 510; Location: 2251 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JEAN VIANNEY SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 16266 S HARRELLS FERRY RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • VICTORY ACADEMY (Students: 353; Location: 3953 N FLANNERY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LUKES EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 8833 GOODWOOD BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Baton Rouge

Library in Baton Rouge:

  • EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH (Operating income: $33,090,770; Location: 7711 GOODWOOD BOULEVARD; 1,644,286 books; 7,420 e-books; 48,341 audio materials; 64,788 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 2,768 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • I'm just wondering why Scotlandville Magnet High School isn't listed on the biggest high schools list? I don't know the exact number of students, but I know it's high. Check your numbers. Thanks
  • Under the biggest primary public middle school...you are missing Sacred Heart School on Baton Rouge, please correct!!

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Notable locations in Baton Rouge: Calais Office Park (A), Baywood Office Park (B), Baton Rouge Industrial Park (C), Howell Park Golf Course (D), University Shopping District (E), Sherwoood Office Park (F), Royal Industrial Park (G), Owen Industrial Park (H), Baton Rouge Country Club (I), Hope Estate Landing (J), Hope Estate (K), Southern University Munford Stadium (L), Louisiana State University Dub Robinson Stadium (M), Monte Sano Center (N), University (O), Louisiana State University Memorial Tower (P), Baton Rouge Community College North Parking Garage (Q), Towne Center at Cedar Lodge (R), Louisiana State University Burden Center (S), Hammond Aire Plaza (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Broadmoor Center Shopping Center (1), Broadwood Shopping Center (2), Alamo Plaza Shopping Center (3), Jefferson Plaza Shopping Center (4), Mid-City Shopping Center (5), Monterrey Plaza Shopping Center (6), Monterrey Village Shopping Center (7), Interstate Shopping Center (8), Oakbrook Village Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Baton Rouge include: H&E EQUIPMENT SERVICES LLC (A), LAMAR ADVERTISING CO/NEW (B), AMEDISYS INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Baton Rouge include: Baton Rouge Greater First Apostolic Church (A), Baton Rouge Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Saint Aloysius Catholic Church (C), Belfair Baptist Church (D), New Hope Community Church (E), New Hope Baptist Church of Baton Rouge (F), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Bethel Primitive Baptist Church (H), New Freedom Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Nickwack Cemetery (1), Bible Students Cemetery (2), Southern Memorial Gardens (3), Saint Joseph Cemetery (4), Live Oak Cemetery (5), Knox Cemetery (6), Laboring Society Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Campus Lake (A), Capitol Lake (B), City Park Lake (C), College Lake (D), Lake Crest (E), University Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Duplanier (A), Elbow Bayou (B), Lively Bayou (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Baton Rouge include: Bird Station Park (1), Anna Jordan Park (2), Beauregard Town Historic District (3), Arsenal Park (4), Belfair Park (5), Bird Station Park (6), East Polk Street Park (7), Edward Avenue Park (8), Expressway Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Louisiana Association of Museums (263 3rd Street Suite 407) (1), Enchanted Mansion A Doll Museum (190 Lee Drive) (2), KIDD the USS (Museums; 305 River Road North) (3), Foundation for Historical Louisiana (Museums; 502 North Boulevard) (4), Louisiana State - Lieutenant Governor Office of The- Louisiana Naval War Memorial Commis (Museums; 305 River Road South) (5), Louisiana Art and Science Museum (100 River Road South) (6), Museum and Challenger Learning Center (100 River Road South) (7), Louisiana State University - Museum of Natural Science (3838 West Lakeshore Drive) (8), Old Governor's Mansion (Museums; 502 North Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Pines Motel (7271 Airline Highway) (1), Motel 6 (I-12 & Airline Drive) (2), Shoneys Inn & Suites Baton Rouge (9919 Gwenadele Avenue) (3), Alamo Plaza Motel (4243 Florida Boulevard) (4), Hawthorn Suites Ltd. - Baton Rouge (3045 Valley Creek Dr) (5), Baymont Inn & Suites - Baton Rouge (10555 Reiger Rd) (6), Plantation Inn (10330 Airline Highway) (7), Microtel Inn & Suites (10645 Reiger Road) (8), Residence Inn Baton Rouge/ Siegen Lane (10333 North Mall Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: City Parish Government - Clerk Of Court Doug Welborn- 19th Judicial-Branch Office- Mort (10500 Coursey) (1), City Parish Government - Clerk Of Court Doug Welborn- 19th Judicial-Branch Office- Marriage Lic (10500 Coursey) (2), City Parish Government - Clerk Of Court Doug Welborn- 19th Judicial-Branch Office- Elect (10500 Coursey) (3), City Parish Government - Clerk of Court Doug Welborn- 19th Judicial-Branch Office- Administr (10500 Coursey Boulevard) (4), City Parish Government - Clerk Of Court Doug Welborn- 19th Judicial-Branch Of (10500 Coursey) (5), Louisiana State - Revenue Department- Human Resources Division Perso (617 North 3rd Street) (6), City Parish Government - District Court-19th Judicial District- Judicial Administrator- Jo B (222 Saint Louis Street) (7), Louisiana State - Civil Service Department of State- Administrative Law Divi (654 Main Street) (8), City Parish Government - Juvenile Court- Division B- Minute Clerks- Clarice M (8333 Veterans Memorial Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

East Baton Rouge Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 122. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

122
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.221. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.221
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.798. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.798
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.36
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baton Rouge and their reported violations in the past:

FRENCH SETTLEMENT - WH HALL./HEAD OF ISL (Population served: 2688, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FRENCH SETTLEMENT WATER - FR SETT W S (Population served: 1432, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2004)
FRENCH SETTLEMENT WATER CO - SPRINGFIELD (Population served: 1300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KENNEDY HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 540, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-20-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-10-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAY-16-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2000)
HIGHLAND APARTMENTS (Population served: 465, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-20-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-10-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAY-16-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2000)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BEECHWOOD S/D (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-17-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2000)
JUSTIN HEIGHTS (Population served: 136, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2000)
BELLE RINA (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-20-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-10-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAY-16-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2000)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baton Rouge that have no violations reported:

  • BATON ROUGE WATER COMPANY (Address: PO Box 96016, Population served: 385272, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LECOMPTE WATER SYSTEM (Address: PO BOX 66369, Population served: 2445, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAMMOND HEIGHTS WATER CO (Address: P O BOX 66396, Population served: 2325, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRNCH SETLMENT WC-VELMA (Address: P O BOX 66396, Population served: 1140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRNCH SETTLMT- BLACKCAT (Address: P O BOX 66396, Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCDONALDS (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKESIDE EAST SUBDIVISION (Address: PO BOX 14056, Population served: 324, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • BEAU PRE S/D WATER SUPL (Address: P O BOX 14056, Population served: 308, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COMMUNITY WATER SERVICE (Address: P O BOX 66396, Population served: 260, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHERRYWOOD (Address: P O BOX 14056, Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.7%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Baton Rouge in 2010:

  • 4,982 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,156 people in state prisons
  • 1,129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 426 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 229 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 215 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 171 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 87 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 53 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 43 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in federal prisons
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Baton Rouge in 2000:

  • 7,681 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,503 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,397 people in nursing homes
  • 510 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 277 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 190 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 186 people in state prisons
  • 183 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 140 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 90 people in other group homes
  • 70 people in religious group quarters
  • 51 people in halfway houses
  • 48 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 46 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 40 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 40 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 31 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 10 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Baton Rouge, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Baton Rouge compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Tiger Stadium. Capacity: 92,400. LSU Tigers football.
  • Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Louisiana State University.

Banks with most branches in Baton Rouge (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 31 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Whitney Bank: 21 branches. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Capital One, National Association: 19 branches. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Regions Bank: 16 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Iberiabank: Omni Bank Of Baton Rouge Branch, Highland Branch, Baton Rouge Loan Production Office, Coursey Branch, Essen Lane, Perkins Road Branch. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Citizens Bank & Trust Company: O'neal Lane Branch, Perkins Rowe Branch, Sherwood Forest Branch, Bocage Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $221.6 mil, Deposits: $192.8 mil, headquarters in Plaquemine, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Liberty Bank and Trust Company: Greenwell Springs Branch, Perkins Road Branch, Baton Rouge Loan Production Office, 7990 Scenic Highway Branch. Info updated 2009/11/09: Bank assets: $559.4 mil, Deposits: $509.4 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Financial Services, Inc.
  • Fidelity Bank: at 9400 Old Hammond Highway, Perkins Road Branch, Jones Creek Branch, Central Branch Of And. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $139.5 mil, Deposits: $119.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancorp, Inc.
  • Britton & Koontz Bank, N.A.: Towne Center Branch, Central Loan Production Office Branc, Bluebonnet Parc, Bluebonnet Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $365.8 mil, Deposits: $265.4 mil, headquarters in Natchez, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Britton & Koontz Capital Corporation
  • 20 other banks with 36 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Baton Rouge, Louisiana:

  • Baton Rouge Marriott, 5500 Hilton Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 , Phone: (225) 924-5000, Fax: (225) 925-1330
  • Best Western Chateau Louisianne, 710 N Lobdell Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 , Phone: (225) 927-6700, Fax: (225) 927-6709
  • Courtyard By Marriott Baton Rouge, 2421 S Acadian, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 , Phone: (225) 924-6400, Fax: (225) 923-3041
  • Embassy Suites Baton Rouge, 4914 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 , Phone: (225) 924-6566, Fax: (225) 927-2816
  • La Quinta Motor #574, 2333 S Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 , Phone: (225) 924-9600, Fax: (225) 924-2609
  • Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 , Phone: (225) 925-2244, Fax: (225) 930-0137
  • Chase Suite Hotel, 5522 Corporate Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 , Phone: (225) 927-5630, Fax: (225) 926-2317
  • Comfort Suites, 3045 Vly Creek Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 , Phone: (225) 923-3377, Fax: (225) 924-7044
  • 56 other hotels and motels
All 64 fire-safe hotels and motels in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Baton Rouge travel time to work - commute Baton Rouge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (35%)

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Neighborhoods in Baton Rouge:

(Baton Rouge, Louisiana Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Baton Rouge city (based on East Baton Rouge Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.68%
Here: 52.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal Church
Adherents44.1%25.9%10.8%4.6%2.5%
Congregations11.5%26.1%11.9%0.5%4.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.0%0.9%0.8%7.4%
Congregations4.1%1.4%5.5%2.8%32.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 111
East Baton Rouge Parish:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 69
East Baton Rouge Parish:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
East Baton Rouge Parish:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 273
Here:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
East Baton Rouge Parish:

27.7%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2006)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 316$990,150$37,601144$87,847
Firefighters 549$2,488,620$54,3960$0
Correction 299$713,552$28,6380$0
Airports 74$261,624$42,4265$3,177
Health 262$940,078$43,05764$43,968
Hospitals 401$1,356,797$40,602203$352,298
Solid Waste Management 37$97,702$31,6870$0
Sewerage 271$870,131$38,5309$10,308
Parks and Recreation 387$939,777$29,140495$290,627
Other and Unallocable 491$1,225,487$29,95156$42,883
Housing and Community Development(Local) 62$188,298$36,4455$3,312
Transit 175$485,129$33,2665$4,798
Local Libraries 199$577,918$34,849136$91,494
Welfare 39$106,141$32,6598$4,184
Streets and Highways 382$1,022,155$32,11018$15,436
Financial Administration 295$1,105,669$44,97615$8,482
Other Government Administration 135$549,978$48,88739$39,794
Judicial and Legal 451$1,512,264$40,238146$98,206
Police Protection - Officers 852$2,791,571$39,3180$0
Totals for Government 5,677$18,223,040$38,5201,348$1,096,816

Baton Rouge government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $5,109,000 ($22.21)
  • Construction - Sewerage: $25,372,000 ($110.29)
    Regular Highways: $25,247,000 ($109.74)
    Air Transportation: $18,950,000 ($82.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,100,000 ($17.82)
    General Public Buildings: $3,949,000 ($17.17)
    Libraries: $3,658,000 ($15.90)
    Hospitals: $1,890,000 ($8.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,742,000 ($7.57)
    Correctional Institutions: $953,000 ($4.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $192,000 ($0.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $153,000 ($0.67)
    Police Protection: $116,000 ($0.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $16,000 ($0.07)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($0.05)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,000 ($0.04)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $80,414,000 ($349.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,118,000 ($248.28)
    Hospitals: $41,377,000 ($179.85)
    Regular Highways: $39,550,000 ($171.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,583,000 ($167.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $34,730,000 ($150.96)
    Sewerage: $34,238,000 ($148.82)
    General - Other: $31,072,000 ($135.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,517,000 ($132.65)
    Correctional Institutions: $24,646,000 ($107.13)
    Financial Administration: $21,171,000 ($92.02)
    Health - Other: $20,575,000 ($89.43)
    Libraries: $18,783,000 ($81.64)
    Central Staff Services: $16,667,000 ($72.45)
    General Public Buildings: $15,428,000 ($67.06)
    Transit Utilities: $14,683,000 ($63.82)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,369,000 ($53.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $8,605,000 ($37.40)
    Air Transportation: $7,895,000 ($34.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,732,000 ($24.92)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,676,000 ($11.63)
    Gas Utilities: $2,565,000 ($11.15)
    Parking Facilities: $909,000 ($3.95)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $433,716,000 ($1885.25)
    Corporate Bonds: $185,047,000 ($804.35)
    Benefit Payments: $59,997,000 ($260.79)
    Other Investments - Other: $48,344,000 ($210.14)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $15,311,000 ($66.55)
    Withdrawals: $1,463,000 ($6.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,656,000 ($202.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $4,160,000 ($18.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,361,000 ($10.26)
    Regular Highways: $2,048,000 ($8.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,887,000 ($8.20)
    Transit Utilities: $1,514,000 ($6.58)
    Health - Other: $991,000 ($4.31)
    Hospitals: $967,000 ($4.20)
    General Public Building: $637,000 ($2.77)
    Sewerage: $536,000 ($2.33)
    Central Staff Services: $426,000 ($1.85)
    Police Protection: $375,000 ($1.63)
    Correctional Institutions: $333,000 ($1.45)
    Financial Administration: $199,000 ($0.86)
    Gas Utilities: $78,000 ($0.34)
    Libraries: $75,000 ($0.33)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,000 ($0.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($0.13)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $227,501,000 ($988.89)

Baton Rouge government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $58,292,000 ($253.38)
    All Other: $52,744,000 ($229.26)
    Hospital Public: $41,702,000 ($181.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,526,000 ($93.57)
    Air Transportation: $16,690,000 ($72.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,541,000 ($15.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,464,000 ($15.06)
    Parking Facilities: $1,074,000 ($4.67)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $80,780,000 ($351.13)
    From Parent Local Government: $20,731,000 ($90.11)
    Local Employee Contribution: $12,651,000 ($54.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $32,177,000 ($139.86)
    Air Transportation: $18,855,000 ($81.96)
    Education: $8,759,000 ($38.07)
    Transit Utilities: $7,787,000 ($33.85)
    All Other: $2,264,000 ($9.84)
    General Local Government Support: $1,003,000 ($4.36)
    Public Welfare: $942,000 ($4.09)
    Highways: $322,000 ($1.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $852,000 ($3.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $42,620,000 ($185.26)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,841,000 ($34.08)
    Special Assessments: $5,519,000 ($23.99)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,166,000 ($13.76)
    Sale of Property: $855,000 ($3.72)
    Rents: $160,000 ($0.70)
    Royalties: $139,000 ($0.60)
    Donations From Private Sources: $131,000 ($0.57)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $3,953,000 ($17.18)
    Gas Utilities: $2,724,000 ($11.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $45,512,000 ($197.83)
    General Local Government Support: $11,167,000 ($48.54)
    Public Welfare: $9,335,000 ($40.58)
    Highways: $3,882,000 ($16.87)
    Transit Utilities: $3,125,000 ($13.58)
    Education: $1,782,000 ($7.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,157,000 ($5.03)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $223,611,000 ($971.98)
    Property: $116,949,000 ($508.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,258,000 ($105.44)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $9,604,000 ($41.75)
    Amusements Sales: $7,654,000 ($33.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,384,000 ($19.06)
    Other License: $3,286,000 ($14.28)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $466,000 ($2.03)
    Amusements License: $94,000 ($0.41)

Baton Rouge government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $497,548,000 ($2162.71)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $490,355,000 ($2131.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,385,000 ($1914.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $433,254,000 ($1883.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $84,893,000 ($369.01)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,762,000 ($338.01)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,193,000 ($161.67)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $30,000,000 ($130.40)

Baton Rouge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,441,000 ($101.89)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $197,098,000 ($856.73)
    Total Federal Securities: $87,587,000 ($380.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $525,185,000 ($2282.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $511,371,000 ($2222.79)

9.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200532,760 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.98%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries($150 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.17%
Louisiana average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orleans Parish, LA  3.19% ($28,149 average AGI)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.80% ($36,273)
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.52% ($35,650)


7.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200642,968 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries($293 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.97% ($41,314 average AGI)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.68% ($54,540)
to Harris County, TX  0.32% ($47,224)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baton Rouge:

  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNDC (910 AM; 1 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CHURCH POINT MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGLH (960 AM; 1 kW; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baton Rouge:

  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJFM (88.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLSU (91.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQXL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K237CH (95.3 FM; PORT ALLEN, ETC., LA; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • WJNH (107.3 FM; BAKER, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING CO. OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WNXX (104.5 FM; JACKSON, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Baton Rouge:

  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K07WE (Channel 7; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • KZUP-CA (Channel 19; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRL-CA (Channel 21; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPBN-LP (Channel 11; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PELICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBXH-CA (Channel 46; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Baton Rouge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 470
Total length: 7,738 meters (25,387ft)
Total costs: $355,698,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,059,052
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,371,848

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 11
  • 1940-1949: 8
  • 1950-1959: 39
  • 1960-1969: 171
  • 1970-1979: 127
  • 1980-1989: 57
  • 1990-1999: 20
  • 2000-2009: 30
  • 2010-2012: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Baton Rouge, LA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 864 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Baton Rouge)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Baton Rouge, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 186 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 177 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1041 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Baton Rouge)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Baton Rouge)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 308 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 47 full and 15 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED693$145,919798$185,6632,363$183,022262$51,73536$2,118,363520$143,0516$135,088
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$139,56872$203,287263$180,61033$56,2190$028$111,2932$56,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED195$130,840176$128,1121,064$145,347300$37,2314$166,193134$99,88811$59,205
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN105$143,874135$182,788636$170,53837$75,4382$7,967,00072$124,0904$58,013
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$127,74728$257,244184$143,39426$75,9490$017$100,6280$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 62 tracts in Baton Rouge, LA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 34 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED151$199,58386$197,8482$161,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED58$184,82037$198,3298$122,034
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$202,95634$175,2822$188,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$163,3198$243,6541$48,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$191,4300$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 559
  • Hazardous Condition: 367
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Baton Rouge

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Baton Rouge, LA
Most common first names in Baton Rouge, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,74677.9 years
John1,56572.6 years
James1,51270.1 years
William1,15773.1 years
Joseph1,13072.0 years
Robert97869.0 years
Willie87572.4 years
Charles83770.8 years
George70273.2 years
Henry66372.8 years
Most common last names in Baton Rouge, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1,22070.3 years
Smith1,03472.5 years
Johnson99269.5 years
Brown71271.2 years
Jones63171.2 years
Davis55170.7 years
Jackson53970.7 years
Thomas49269.9 years
Harris37770.9 years
Wilson36673.1 years
Businesses in Baton Rouge, LA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Kincaid2
AT&T19Knights Inn1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kohl's1
Abercrombie Kids1La Quinta3
Academy Sports + Outdoors2La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware3Lane Bryant2
Advance Auto Parts6Lane Furniture7
Aeropostale3LensCrafters2
Aerosoles1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Albertsons7Little Caesars Pizza5
American Eagle Outfitters2Lowe's3
Ann Taylor2Macy's2
Apple Store1Marriott8
Applebee's2Marshalls1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets9
Audi1Mazda2
AutoZone10McDonald's27
Avenue1Men's Wearhouse2
BMW1Microtel3
Bakers2Motel 62
Bally Total Fitness1Motherhood Maternity3
Banana Republic2New Balance7
Barnes & Noble2New York & Co1
Baskin-Robbins5Nike23
Bath & Body Works2Nissan2
Bebe1Office Depot5
Bed Bath & Beyond2Old Navy2
Best Western2Olive Garden1
Blockbuster8On The Border1
Brookstone1Outback2
Budget Car Rental1Outback Steakhouse2
Buffalo Wild Wings2Pac Sun1
Burger King16Papa John's Pizza5
Burlington Coat Factory1Payless8
CVS11Penske4
Cache1PetSmart3
CarMax1Pier 1 Imports2
Casual Male XL1Pizza Hut9
Catherines1Plato's Closet1
Charlotte Russe1Popeyes14
Chevrolet4Pottery Barn1
Chick-Fil-A5Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Chico's2Quality1
Chuck E. Cheese's2Quiznos6
Church's Chicken8RadioShack11
Circle K47Ramada1
Clarks1Red Lobster1
Cold Stone Creamery2Red Roof Inn1
Coldwater Creek1Rite Aid10
ColorTyme2Rooms To Go2
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Comfort Suites2Ryan's Grill1
Cracker Barrel1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Crossland Economy Studios1SAS Shoes1
Curves2SONIC Drive-In11
DHL4Sam's Club2
Dairy Queen1Sears6
Days Inn3Sephora1
Domino's Pizza9Shoe Carnival2
DressBarn1Sleep Inn1
Dressbarn1Soma Intimates1
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Extended Stay America1Sprint Nextel5
FedEx75Starbucks7
Finish Line2Subaru1
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Subway46
Foot Locker2Super 82
Ford2T-Mobile17
Forever 211T.J.Maxx1
GNC14Taco Bell12
GameStop8Talbots2
Gap2Target2
Goodwill2The Athlete's Foot1
Gymboree1The Limited2
H&R Block16The Room Place3
Havertys Furniture1Tire Kingdom2
Haworth1Toyota3
Hilton6Toys"R"Us3
Hobby Lobby2True Value6
Holiday Inn6U-Haul15
Hollister Co.1UPS61
Home Depot3Urban Outfitters1
Honda2Vans5
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless2
Hyatt1Victoria's Secret2
IHOP2Volkswagen1
J. Jill1Waffle House6
J.Crew1Walgreens15
JCPenney2Walmart8
Jimmy John's2Wendy's13
JoS. A. Bank1Wet Seal2
Jones New York5Whole Foods Market1
Journeys2YMCA8
Justice1Z Gallerie1
KFC5

Baton Rouge on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 (70819) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other West Indian first ancestries"
  • #33 (70801) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries"
  • #33 (70802) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #63 (70805) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 (70810) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Iraqi first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #82 (70817) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Cypriot first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #83 (70820) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Arab first ancestries"
  • #89 (70809) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Acadian/Cajun first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 (70820) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • Stephen A. Cottrell (16)
  • Joe D. Sauer (14)
  • William J. Layman, Jr. (14)
  • Charles H. Kolich (13)
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Total of 845 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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