East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana (LA)

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County population in 2012: 444,526 (93% urban, 7% rural); it was 412,852 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 70,889
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 31,452
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 96,305
Renter-occupied apartments: 69,716 (it was 60,060 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

33%

Land area: 455 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 969 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in East Baton Rouge Parish: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.8%), Educational, health and social services (21.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (47.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (45.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.7%)
  • Asian alone (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Louisiana median age:  35.0 years
Males: 211,488  (44.9%)
Females: 228,683  (55.1%)
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East Baton Rouge Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
East Baton Rouge Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,463 ($37,224 in 1999)

This county:

$48463
Louisiana:

$44164

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $656 (lower quartile is $507, upper quartile is $884)
This county:

$656
State:

$620


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $165,900 (it was $96,600 in 2000)
East Baton Rouge:

$165,900
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $110,200 - $251,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $212,386
Here:

$212,386
State:

$185,899

Townhouses or other attached units: $233,093
Here:

$233,093
State:

$188,890

In 2-unit structures: $120,258
Here:

$120,258
State:

$226,200

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,053
Here:

$116,053
State:

$171,492

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $161,948
Here:

$161,948
State:

$204,130

Mobile homes: $31,066
Here:

$31,066
State:

$51,719

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,654
Here:

$8,654
State:

$18,047
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,222
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $342

Institutionalized population: 4,861

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in East Baton Rouge Parish based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
73.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
40.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
72.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
71.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is more than average.
37.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1473 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 924 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2009: 882 buildings, average cost: $180,700

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,081 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $588 (0.4%)

East Baton Rouge Parish household income distribution in 2009 East Baton Rouge Parish home values distribution East Baton Rouge Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.8%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.1% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.3% for American Indian residents, 26.8% for other race residents, 25.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.8%
East Baton Rouge Parish:

20.8%
Louisiana:

19.8%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.1% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.6% for American Indian residents, 36.4% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 33 years old
(Males: 31 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Area name: Baton Rouge, LA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in East Baton Rouge Parish is $624 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $720 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $918 a month.

Cities in this county include: Baton Rouge, Central, Shenandoah, Baker, Zachary, Merrydale, Gardere, Oak Hills Place, Village St. George, Old Jefferson.

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

2005 air pollution in East Baton Rouge Parish:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.016 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.129 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.097 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.005 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.017 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in East Baton Rouge Parish: Briarwood Country Club (A), Junior Deputy Camp (B), Baton Rouge Industiplex (C), Camp Istrouma (D), Maryland Tank Farm (E), Mount Pleasant Landing (F), Camp Ruth Lee (G), Springfield Landing (H), Woodstock Landing (I), Cottage Plantation (J), Fontania Landing (K), Indian Mound (L), Mall of Louisiana (M), Louisiana State University Aquaculture Research Station (N), Briarwood Golf Club (O), Country Club of Louisiana (P), Saint Marie Golf Course (Q), Longwood Landing (R), Baton Rouge Barge Terminal (S), Sage Rehabilitation Hospital (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Miller Village Shopping Center (1), Burbank Terrace Shopping Center (2), O'Neal Village Shopping Center (3), Cedar Crest Shopping Center (4), Scenic Shopping Center (5), The Village Green Shopping Center (6), Universal Plaza Shopping Center (7), Bluebonnet Village Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Baton Rouge Parish include: New Hope Baptist Church (A), Mount Bethel Baptist Church (B), Ministry of Love (C), Milldale Baptist Church (D), Life Tabernacle Church (E), Stevendale Church (F), Strangers Home Church (G), Gospel Light Baptist Church (H), Full Gospel United Pentecostal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ballard Cemetery (1), Barnes Cemetery (2), Beech Grove Cemetery (3), Stoner Cemetery (4), McHugh Cemetery (5), Black Cemetery (6), Perkins Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Stumpy Lake (A), Sportsman Lake (B), Redman Lake (C), Red Lake (D), Jones Lake (E), Grassy Lake (F), Horseshoe Lake (G), Henry Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Fountain (A), Bayou Baton Rouge (B), Duff Bayou (C), Hurricane Creek (D), Cypress Bayou (E), Cotton Creek (F), Honey Cut Bayou (G), Doyle Bayou (H), Dawson Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in East Baton Rouge Parish include: Brown Heights Park (1), Warren and Grace Farr Park (2), Gentilly Court Park (3), Mayfair Park (4), LaFitte Street Park (5), Samuel D'Agostino Park (6), Wray Park (7), Airline Highway Parish Park (8), Manchac Parish Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Ascension Parish , East Feliciana Parish , Iberville Parish , Livingston Parish , St. Helena Parish , West Baton Rouge Parish .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 45,355
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 15,474 (41% naturalized citizens)

East Baton Rouge Parish:

3.7%
Whole state:

2.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 5,037
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,817
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,513
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,845
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,459
  • 1970 to 1974: 778
  • 1970 to 1974: 599
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,426

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.5%

East Baton Rouge Parish marital status for males East Baton Rouge Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in East Baton Rouge Parish with a mortgage: 60,316 (6,455 second mortgage, 4,882 home equity loan, 240 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 26,035

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

59.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for East Baton Rouge Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant120,949258
Catholic97,90424
Black Protestant35,27264
Mainline Protestant32,76550
Other9,60436
Orthodox4574
None143,220-
East Baton Rouge Parish Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 111
East Baton Rouge Parish:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 69
This county:

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.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 273
This county:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
East Baton Rouge Parish:

9.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
East Baton Rouge Parish:

27.7%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in East Baton Rouge Parish:

Average size of farms: 126 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,101
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $464.91
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 36.91%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.87%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,168
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.23%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,778
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.21%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.31
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.35%
Vegetables: 113 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 140 acres

Tornado activity:

East Baton Rouge Parish historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 1136606.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 76 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/8/1989, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 60 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Baton Rouge Parish-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 191.5 miles away from East Baton Rouge Parish 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 400.3 miles away from the county 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 232.9 miles away from the county 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 179.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.6 miles away from East Baton Rouge Parish 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 303.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent 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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Vietnam (17%)
  • India (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in East Baton Rouge Parish (%):

  • French (except Basque) (10%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French Canadian (3%)

East Baton Rouge Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 153,505 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 22,018 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,530 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 20 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Railroad: 12 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 77 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 127 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 784 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,312 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,242 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,350 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 7,713 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,412 people in nursing homes
  • 1,503 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 714 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 563 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 296 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 277 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 204 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 186 people in state prisons
  • 145 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 130 people in other group homes
  • 102 people in religious group quarters
  • 92 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 92 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 64 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 51 people in halfway houses
  • 48 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 46 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 31 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in job corps and vocational training facilities

People in group quarters in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 4,982 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,340 people in state prisons
  • 2,176 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 426 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 357 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 244 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 235 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 127 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 87 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 68 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,804.

5.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($578 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

3.37% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($20,531 average AGI)
2.40% relocated from other states ($17,511 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

2.40%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.53% ($37,659 average AGI)
from Ascension Parish, LA  0.42% ($44,275)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.22% ($31,509)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.20% ($34,663)
from East Feliciana Parish, LA  0.19% ($33,643)
from West Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.19% ($29,562)
from Harris County, TX  0.17% ($40,188)


6.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

3.97% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($22,811 average AGI)
2.78% relocated to other states ($18,923 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

2.78%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.75% ($38,734 average AGI)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.66% ($58,948)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.49% ($32,962)
to Harris County, TX  0.32% ($46,766)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.22% ($32,413)
to West Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.21% ($36,095)
to East Feliciana Parish, LA  0.18% ($37,953)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 14.1

Births per 1000 population in East Baton Rouge Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in East Baton Rouge Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 10.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in East Baton Rouge Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 47,196 (40,060 aged, 7,136 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.21
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16149.94
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 351.640
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46499.67

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1421.190
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 883.050
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 57.51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92.12

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.91
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 150.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 115.1
  • Cut/Pierce - 12.8
  • Other - 22.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 84.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 60.7
  • Suffocation - 12.1
  • Other - 11.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 429,066

Size of family households: 43,779 2-persons, 26,470 3-persons, 20,304 4-persons, 9,893 5-persons, 3,968 6-persons, 2,710 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 49,404 1-person, 11,513 2-persons, 2,649 3-persons, 1,101 4-persons, 187 5-persons, 41 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

60,260 married couples with children.
33,066 single-parent households (4,800 men, 28,266 women).

92.3% of residents of East Baton Rouge Parish speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,178,305,000 ($7702 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $201,151,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $888,403,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $557,063,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,663,000
Federal grants: $1,390,857,000
Federal procurement contracts: $167,226,000 ($131,531,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $165,092,000 ($32,217,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,758,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $213,514,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,297,598,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 31,831
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 17,498
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4,328
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -19,690
Here -48 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in East Baton Rouge Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 64.14 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3,258
  • 2000 to 2004: 32,764
  • 1990 to 1999: 27,054
  • 1980 to 1989: 30,817
  • 1970 to 1979: 38,024
  • 1960 to 1969: 28,469
  • 1950 to 1959: 16,530
  • 1940 to 1949: 7,050
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,893
Rooms in houses/apartments in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 63
  • 2 rooms: 680
  • 3 rooms: 3,248
  • 4 rooms: 6,546
  • 5 rooms: 21,634
  • 6 rooms: 25,596
  • 7 rooms: 18,217
  • 8 rooms: 11,028
  • 9+ rooms: 9,293
  • 1 room: 2,418
  • 2 rooms: 6,575
  • 3 rooms: 11,639
  • 4 rooms: 17,412
  • 5 rooms: 12,773
  • 6 rooms: 5,797
  • 7 rooms: 1,997
  • 8 rooms: 888
  • 9+ rooms: 561
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 365
  • 1 bedroom: 2,028
  • 2 bedrooms: 14,144
  • 3 bedrooms: 55,131
  • 4 bedrooms: 22,302
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,335
  • no bedroom: 2,791
  • 1 bedroom: 16,652
  • 2 bedrooms: 25,409
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,044
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,012
  • 5+ bedrooms: 152
Cars and other vehicles available in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3,805
  • 1 vehicle: 28,795
  • 2 vehicles: 45,335
  • 3 vehicles: 13,612
  • 4 vehicles: 3,732
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,026
  • no vehicle: 9,779
  • 1 vehicle: 30,382
  • 2 vehicles: 15,802
  • 3 vehicles: 3,199
  • 4 vehicles: 719
  • 5+ vehicles: 179

53% of East Baton Rouge Parish residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Louisiana.

East Baton Rouge Parish:

52.7%
State average:

59.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $83,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in East Baton Rouge Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (54.7%)
  • Electricity (43.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Electricity (73.9%)
  • Utility gas (24.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13,128
Here:

26.9%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,339
Here:

21.6%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,144
Here:

8.4%
Louisiana:

16.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

East Baton Rouge Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

East Baton Rouge Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 89 full 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 ORIGINATED1,789$156,1462,134$196,2996,331$186,171601$58,46947$1,825,617986$148,36895$83,821
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED89$147,247180$199,300737$174,89683$57,4580$058$125,51719$58,789
APPLICATIONS DENIED448$143,900383$138,2582,683$155,138599$41,4214$166,750258$100,38473$64,384
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN258$150,264328$182,1551,686$173,91993$82,2152$13,320,000139$137,34522$45,182
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS74$144,79769$220,246521$160,31554$80,2960$032$93,8758$101,750
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 75 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED465$215,187282$211,5437$133,143
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED151$210,656112$197,77714$120,571
APPLICATIONS DENIED69$215,76876$218,6325$157,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$196,64532$225,1255$194,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$139,1439$215,0001$155,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,93177.7 years
John1,72972.6 years
James1,70270.2 years
William1,26973.0 years
Joseph1,21871.9 years
Robert1,08869.1 years
Willie96172.4 years
Charles91570.9 years
George78373.4 years
Henry74772.8 years
Most common last names in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1,35070.8 years
Smith1,15072.5 years
Johnson1,09769.6 years
Brown78871.3 years
Jones70171.3 years
Jackson62470.6 years
Davis60571.2 years
Thomas53470.2 years
Wilson40773.4 years
Harris40671.1 years
Businesses in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T21Lane Furniture3
Academy Sports + Outdoors2LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware4Levi Strauss & Co.1
Advance Auto Parts7Little Caesars Pizza5
Aeropostale1Lowe's3
Albertsons7Macy's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott8
Ann Taylor1Marshalls1
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets9
Arby's2Mazda2
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's30
Audi1Microtel3
AutoZone12Motel 62
Avenue1Motherhood Maternity3
BMW1New Balance6
Bakers1New York & Co1
Bally Total Fitness1Nike24
Banana Republic1Nissan2
Barnes & Noble2Office Depot7
Baskin-Robbins6Old Navy2
Bath & Body Works2Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond2On The Border1
Best Western3Outback2
Blockbuster9Outback Steakhouse2
Budget Car Rental1Pac Sun1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Papa John's Pizza6
Burger King17Payless9
CVS14Penske5
CarMax1PetSmart3
Casual Male XL1Pier 1 Imports1
Catherines1Pizza Hut11
Chevrolet4Plato's Closet1
Chick-Fil-A4Popeyes18
Chico's1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Chuck E. Cheese's2Quality1
Church's Chicken10Quiznos6
Circle K45RadioShack12
Cold Stone Creamery2Ramada1
Coldwater Creek1Red Lobster1
ColorTyme2Red Roof Inn1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid10
Comfort Suites2Rooms To Go2
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Crossland Economy Studios1Rue211
Curves3Ryan's Grill2
DHL4Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn3SONIC Drive-In13
Domino's Pizza9Sam's Club2
DressBarn1Sears5
Dressbarn1Shoe Carnival2
Extended Stay America1Sleep Inn1
FedEx77Sprint Nextel5
Finish Line1Starbucks7
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Subaru1
Foot Locker1Subway50
Ford3Super 82
GNC14T-Mobile18
GameStop8T.J.Maxx1
Gap1Taco Bell14
Goodwill2Talbots1
Gymboree1Target2
H&R Block19The Athlete's Foot2
Havertys Furniture1The Limited1
Haworth1The Room Place3
Hilton5Tire Kingdom2
Hobby Lobby2Toyota3
Holiday Inn7Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot4True Value6
Honda2U-Haul15
Hot Topic1UPS62
Hyatt1Urban Outfitters1
IHOP2Vans2
J. Jill1Verizon Wireless2
J.Crew1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
Jones New York6Waffle House7
Journeys1Walgreens17
KFC6Walmart10
Kincaid2Wendy's15
Knights Inn1Wet Seal1
Kohl's1Whole Foods Market1
La Quinta3YMCA8
La-Z-Boy1Z Gallerie1
Lane Bryant2

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