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Baton Rouge,LA index of house prices

Total population: 228,895 (Urban population: 227,807, Rural population: 113 (22 farm, 91 nonfarm))

Houses: 98,155 (81,939 occupied: 38,315 owner occupied, 43,624 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

53%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,277 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $133,209.

Median contract rent in 2016: $397 (lower quartile is $289, upper quartile is $509)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $833


Median gross rent in Baton Rouge, LA in 2016: $483

Housing units in Baton Rouge with a mortgage: 21,562 (801 second mortgage, 2,409 home equity loan, 229 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,753

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $80,680

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,016

Median monthly housing costs: $818


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Baton Rouge, Louisiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $166,100 (it was $93,100 in 2000)
Baton Rouge:

$166,100
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,700 - $256,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $215,817
Here:

$215,817
State:

$210,583

Townhouses or other attached units: $126,817
Here:

$126,817
State:

$219,575

In 2-unit structures: $105,135
Here:

$105,135
State:

$308,068

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,178
Here:

$104,178
State:

$247,758

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,042
Here:

$120,042
State:

$255,460

Mobile homes: $25,186
Here:

$25,186
State:

$73,199
Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 227,707
  • In family households: 166,052 (18,266 male householders, 26,113 female householders)
    25,466 spouses, 66,728 children (65,244 natural, 164 adopted, 1,320 stepchildren), 8,012 grandchildren, 5,768 brothers or sisters, 4,576 parents, 7,702 other relatives, 3,421 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 53,056 (19,383 male householders (14,701 living alone)), 18,177 female householders (14,764 living alone)), 15,496 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8,599

Size of family households: 20,354 2-persons, 10,419 3-persons, 7,181 4-persons, 3,346 5-persons, 1,849 6-persons, 1,230 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 29,465 1-person, 6,812 2-persons, 808 3-persons, 361 4-persons, 114 5-persons.

21,606 married couples with children.
19,987 single-parent households (1,607 men, 18,380 women).

92.0% of residents of Baton Rouge speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 12,957 (5.7%)
(38.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Baton Rouge, Louisiana:

  • 62no bedroom
  • 4191 bedroom
  • 6,5762 bedrooms
  • 20,0413 bedrooms
  • 9,9064 bedrooms
  • 1,3115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Baton Rouge population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baton Rouge, Louisiana:

  • 1,844no bedroom
  • 14,8611 bedroom
  • 15,1682 bedrooms
  • 8,9773 bedrooms
  • 2,7054 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Baton Rouge population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Baton Rouge in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,383no vehicle
  • 11,6001 vehicle
  • 17,6272 vehicles
  • 5,3113 vehicles
  • 1,8454 vehicles
  • 5495+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Baton Rouge population

Cars and other vehicles available in Baton Rouge in renter-occupied apartments

  • 7,929no vehicle
  • 21,5541 vehicle
  • 11,0992 vehicles
  • 1,9793 vehicles
  • 9494 vehicles
  • 1145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Baton Rouge population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baton Rouge, Louisiana:

  • 621 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3333 rooms
  • 2,8904 rooms
  • 9,8915 rooms
  • 8,1446 rooms
  • 7,0757 rooms
  • 4,2978 rooms
  • 5,6239+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Baton Rouge population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baton Rouge, Louisiana:

  • 1,6871 room
  • 3,4102 rooms
  • 11,7613 rooms
  • 11,7924 rooms
  • 8,0695 rooms
  • 4,1106 rooms
  • 1,9527 rooms
  • 6468 rooms
  • 1979+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Baton Rouge population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Baton Rouge, LA household income distribution

  • Baton Rouge, LA household income distribution
  • 11,023Less than $10,000
  • 5,963$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6,280$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5,662$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4,791$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5,047$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3,437$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,422$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,702$45,000 to $49,999
  • 6,099$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,924$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5,315$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,036$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,307$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,586$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,345$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Baton Rouge, LA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Baton Rouge, LA
  • 310Less than $10,000
  • 76$10,000 to $14,999
  • 34$15,000 to $19,999
  • 207$20,000 to $24,999
  • 409$25,000 to $29,999
  • 197$30,000 to $34,999
  • 337$40,000 to $49,999
  • 946$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,572$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,057$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,184$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,443$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3,530$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,207$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,677$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,656$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4,454$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,433$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,571$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,613$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,461$500,000 to $749,999
  • 344$750,000 to $999,999
  • 561$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 36$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Baton Rouge, LA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Baton Rouge, LA
  • 579Less than $100
  • 1,040$100 to $149
  • 780$150 to $199
  • 615$200 to $249
  • 686$250 to $299
  • 714$300 to $349
  • 488$350 to $399
  • 2,078$400 to $449
  • 2,038$450 to $499
  • 2,875$500 to $549
  • 2,544$550 to $599
  • 4,162$600 to $649
  • 4,176$650 to $699
  • 2,998$700 to $749
  • 3,287$750 to $799
  • 3,763$800 to $899
  • 1,838$900 to $999
  • 3,339$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,456$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,955$1,500 to $1,999
  • 558$2,000 to $2,499
  • 191$2,500 to $2,999
  • 95$3,000 to $3,499
  • 1,369No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4,2102010 or later
  • 3,6932000 to 2009
  • 2,2881990 to 1999
  • 2,0461980 to 1989
  • 1,2311970 to 1979
  • 1,122Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Baton Rouge population
Baton Rouge commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,825
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 8,749
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 15,813
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 18,920
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 23,591
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 5,967
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 10,239
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,087
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,077
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,370
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,614
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,502
Baton Rouge, LA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.1%
Number of people working at home: 3,120 (3.1% of all workers)

Baton Rouge mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 149,260 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 18,887 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,932 (2%)
  • Taxi: 1,262 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 344 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,738 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 3,120 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 9,827
 French (except Basque): 5,843
 English: 4,472
 African: 3,551
 German: 2,755
 Irish: 2,749
 Italian: 2,217
 European: 1,316
 Scottish: 919
 Scotch-Irish: 881
 French Canadian: 825
 Cajun: 691
 Nigerian: 403
 Arab: 392
 British: 318
 Serbian: 316
 Lebanese: 289
 Palestinian: 267
 Polish: 264
 Norwegian: 262
 Eastern European: 225
 Brazilian: 215
 Iranian: 212
 Northern European: 204
 Greek: 187
 Hungarian: 173
 Russian: 152
 Czech: 126
 Dutch: 114
 Haitian: 108
 West Indian: 108
 Ghanaian: 100
 Welsh: 98
 Swedish: 94
 Danish: 59
 Ukrainian: 53
 Sudanese: 45
 Swiss: 43
 Jordanian: 42
 Yugoslavian: 40
 Slovene: 37
 Canadian: 36
 Scandinavian: 36
 Syrian: 35
 British West Indian: 22
 Jamaican: 22
 Belizean: 21
 Finnish: 18
 Portuguese: 17
 Croatian: 16
 South African: 16
 Egyptian: 15
 Lithuanian: 13
 Slovak: 11
 Romanian: 10
 Austrian: 10
 Ethiopian: 10
 Turkish: 9
 Barbadian: 9
 Belgian: 9
 Slavic: 9
 Armenian: 9
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Bahamian: 5
 Israeli: 5
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 5

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

  • 17%Vietnam
  • 13%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%Mexico
  • 6%India
  • 5%Honduras
  • 4%Saudi Arabia
  • 3%Philippines

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

  • This state: 177,874
  • Other state: 36,230
  • Northeast: 3,308
  • Midwest: 5,204
  • South: 24,418
  • West: 3,300

80% of Baton Rouge residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Louisiana.

Baton Rouge:

79.8%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 331
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 177
  • 5th and 6th grade: 529
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,542
  • 9th grade: 1,100
  • 10th grade: 1,740
  • 11th grade: 1,431
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,486
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 19,706
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,930
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 11,332
  • Associate degree: 2,133
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,927
  • Master's degree: 3,811
  • Professional school degree: 2,155
  • Doctorate degree: 1,952

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 728
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 381
  • 5th and 6th grade: 508
  • 7th and 8th grade: 947
  • 9th grade: 290
  • 10th grade: 1,666
  • 11th grade: 2,748
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 888
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 19,656
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,635
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 13,409
  • Associate degree: 3,587
  • Bachelor's degree: 13,995
  • Master's degree: 6,936
  • Professional school degree: 1,228
  • Doctorate degree: 1,426

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.1%Males
  • 15.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.7%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 9.8%Females
Baton Rouge marital status for males
Baton Rouge marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 54,853
  • One, attached: 3,529
  • Two: 2,056
  • 3 or 4: 9,048
  • 5 to 9: 5,109
  • 10 to 19: 9,377
  • 20 to 49: 5,967
  • 50 or more: 7,312
  • Mobile homes: 904

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Baton Rouge:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Baton Rouge
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (51.6%)
  • Electricity (47.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (85.4%)
  • Utility gas (14.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,547
Here:

18.3%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,477
Here:

25.1%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,529
Here:

9.1%
Louisiana:

17.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)