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Total population: 225,390 (Urban population: 225,278, Rural population: 112 (22 farm, 90 nonfarm))

Baton Rouge,LA index of house prices


Houses: 97,288 (88,886 occupied: 46,597 owner occupied, 42,289 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

48%
State:

49%

Housing density: 1266 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $145,928.


Median contract rent in 2009: $558 (lower quartile is $416, upper quartile is $727)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $661


Median gross rent in Baton Rouge, LA in 2009: $719


Housing units in Baton Rouge with a mortgage: 27,022 (2,799 second mortgage, 2,119 home equity loan, 94 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,168


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,248


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,287


Median monthly housing costs: $745





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Baton Rouge, Louisiana Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $157,100 (it was $93,100 in 2000)
Baton Rouge:

$157,100
Louisiana:

$135,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,300 - $235,700

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $209,045
Here:

$209,045
State:

$177,067

Townhouses or other attached units: $263,139
Here:

$263,139
State:

$204,229

In 2-unit structures: $869,031
Here:

$869,031
State:

$235,168

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $149,717
Here:

$149,717
State:

$175,634

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,922
Here:

$103,922
State:

$186,546

Mobile homes: $223,272
Here:

$223,272
State:

$34,481

Median year house/condo built: 1970

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 215,370
  • In family households: 169,877 (32,959 male householders, 20,168 female householders)
    32,786 spouses, 64,043 children (58,956 natural, 1,691 adopted, 3,396 stepchildren), 7,613 grandchildren, 2,925 brothers or sisters, 1,499 parents, 3,940 other relatives, 3,944 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 45,493 (17,083 male householders (12,627 living alone)), 18,703 female householders (15,452 living alone)), 9,707 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,550 (3,407 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 21,552 2-persons, 12,996 3-persons, 10,231 4-persons, 4,883 5-persons, 2,193 6-persons, 1,272 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 28,079 1-person, 6,228 2-persons, 1,142 3-persons, 291 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

25,582 married couples with children.
20,917 single-parent households (2,601 men, 18,316 women).

91.2% of residents of Baton Rouge speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 9,993 (4.4%)
(35.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 29
  • 2 rooms: 426
  • 3 rooms: 1,703
  • 4 rooms: 3,328
  • 5 rooms: 9,056
  • 6 rooms: 12,081
  • 7 rooms: 8,913
  • 8 rooms: 5,828
  • 9 or more rooms: 5,233
  • 1 room: 1,952
  • 2 rooms: 4,993
  • 3 rooms: 9,234
  • 4 rooms: 12,061
  • 5 rooms: 8,094
  • 6 rooms: 3,809
  • 7 rooms: 1,307
  • 8 rooms: 554
  • 9 or more rooms: 285
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 197
  • 1 bedroom: 1,384
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,765
  • 3 bedrooms: 24,382
  • 4 bedrooms: 10,450
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,419
  • no bedroom: 2,196
  • 1 bedroom: 13,506
  • 2 bedrooms: 17,507
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,909
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,081
  • 5+ bedrooms: 90
Cars and other vehicles available in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,695
  • 1 vehicle: 16,109
  • 2 vehicles: 20,172
  • 3 vehicles: 5,769
  • 4 vehicles: 1,437
  • 5+ vehicles: 415
  • no vehicle: 8,142
  • 1 vehicle: 21,545
  • 2 vehicles: 10,078
  • 3 vehicles: 2,055
  • 4 vehicles: 365
  • 5+ vehicles: 104

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,344
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,890
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,618
  • 1980 to 1989: 13,748
  • 1970 to 1979: 25,016
  • 1960 to 1969: 18,444
  • 1950 to 1959: 14,140
  • 1940 to 1949: 8,436
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,220

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Baton Rouge, LA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Baton Rouge, LA:

  • Less than $10,000: 280
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 140
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 208
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 249
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 333
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 361
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 430
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 1078
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1404
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 1610
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 1625
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 1702
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 1761
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 4203
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 4643
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 4522
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 3080
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 5471
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 3440
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 3039
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1337
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1229
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 351
  • $1,000,000 or more: 389
 


Baton Rouge rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Baton Rouge:

  • Less than $100: 201 people
  • $100 to $149: 179
  • $150 to $199: 560
  • $200 to $249: 616
  • $250 to $299: 427
  • $300 to $349: 587
  • $350 to $399: 870
  • $400 to $449: 1,232
  • $450 to $499: 2,066
  • $500 to $549: 2,643
  • $550 to $599: 3,314
  • $600 to $649: 2,950
  • $650 to $699: 3,730
  • $700 to $749: 3,418
  • $750 to $799: 2,981
  • $800 to $899: 4,560
  • $900 to $999: 3,479
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 3,822
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 1,759
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 1,483
  • $2,000 or more: 506
  • No cash rent: 3,081
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 3,660
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,934
  • 1985 to 1989: 911
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,135
  • 1975 to 1979: 780
  • 1970 to 1974: 451
  • 1970 to 1974: 299
  • 1965 to 1969: 823


Baton Rouge, LA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 90.9%
Number of people working at home: 2,402 (2.4% of all workers)


Baton Rouge commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2533
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 10361
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 18567
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 22407
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 17207
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 5077
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 10746
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1193
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1168
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3068
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2184
  • 90 or more minutes: 1802
 


Baton Rouge mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 76,565 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 12,211 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,158 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 22 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 69 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 749 (1%)
  • Walked: 3,792 (4%)
  • Other means: 708 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,402 (2%)
 


Baton Rouge, LA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 15805
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 7903
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 7372
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 6667
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 6263
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 5103
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 4822
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 4193
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 3436
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 5600
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 6938
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 6544
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 3250
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1563
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 1526
  • $200,000 or more: 1928
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 104729
 French (except Basque): 15073
 English: 10021
 United States or American: 9583
 German: 8390
 Irish: 8216
 Italian: 7089
 Subsaharan African:: 3971
 French Canadian: 3270
 African: 3203
 Scotch-Irish: 3109
 Scottish: 1555
 European: 1420
 Arab:: 1174
 Polish: 773
 Acadian/Cajun: 742
 British: 557
 Lebanese: 550
 Dutch: 477
 Swedish: 462
 Norwegian: 462
 Nigerian: 352
 Welsh: 346
 Austrian: 317
 Greek: 249
 Russian: 241
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 228
 Danish: 183
 Arab/Arabic: 180
 Yugoslavian: 171
 Swiss: 159
 Palestinian: 141
 Hungarian: 131
 Czech: 130
 Iranian: 119
 Egyptian: 118
 Other Arab: 109
 Ethiopian: 105
 Scandinavian: 96
 Other Subsaharan African: 94
 Finnish: 92
 Turkish: 84
 Belgian: 83
 Canadian: 82
 Romanian: 79
 Czechoslovakian: 75
 Lithuanian: 72
 Ukrainian: 72
 Northern European: 65
 Kenyan: 63
 Haitian: 56
 Jamaican: 56
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 56
 Croatian: 44
 Portuguese: 44
 Celtic: 42
 Latvian: 40
 Australian: 40
 Syrian: 40
 Armenian: 39
 Sudanese: 38
 Slovak: 37
 Slavic: 37
 Jordanian: 36
 Serbian: 34
 Somalian: 34
 Ghanian: 33
 Slovene: 28
 British West Indian: 28
 Brazilian: 25
 Albanian: 24
 Bulgarian: 23
 New Zealander: 22
 Estonian: 21
 Zimbabwean: 19
 Eastern European: 18
 Pennsylvania German: 17
 Senegalese: 14
 Basque: 14
 Icelander: 13
 Cypriot: 12
 Bahamian: 12
 West Indian: 11
 South African: 10
 Belizean: 9
 Afghan: 8
 Ugandan: 6
 Maltese: 5


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



  • Vietnam (20%)
  • India (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Cuba (3%)
  • Germany (3%)


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

  • This state: 174826
  • Northeast: 3845
  • Midwest: 7636
  • South: 26309
  • West: 4151

51% of Baton Rouge residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Louisiana.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 862
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 488
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,016
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,445
  • 9th grade: 1,281
  • 10th grade: 1,908
  • 11th grade: 2,689
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,668
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 13,313
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,763
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10,455
  • Associate degree: 1,386
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,811
  • Master's degree: 4,451
  • Professional school degree: 2,492
  • Doctorate degree: 2,036

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 663
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 432
  • 5th and 6th grade: 992
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,823
  • 9th grade: 1,596
  • 10th grade: 2,134
  • 11th grade: 3,005
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,338
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 17,798
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,223
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 12,365
  • Associate degree: 1,926
  • Bachelor's degree: 13,335
  • Master's degree: 6,083
  • Professional school degree: 1,094
  • Doctorate degree: 768

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.7%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 12.9%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 11.8%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 16.2%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 8.5%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 2.6%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 5.6%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 8.8%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 5.3%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 6.9%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 15.3%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 4.5%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 5.9%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $54,190
  • Black householders: $26,026
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $46,141
  • Asian householders: $41,136
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $47,152
  • Some other race householders: $35,726
  • Two or more races householders: $33,691
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $43,874
Baton Rouge household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Baton Rouge household income for Black householders
Baton Rouge household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Baton Rouge household income for Asian householders
Baton Rouge household income for Some other race householders
Baton Rouge household income for Two or more races householders
Baton Rouge household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Baton Rouge marital status for males
Baton Rouge marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $210,422
  • Black or African American householders: $95,677
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $149,675
  • Asian householders: $189,667
  • Some other race householders: $102,427
  • Two or more races householders: $138,369
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $151,868

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 58,256
  • One, attached: 3,222
  • Two: 2,807
  • 3 or 4: 6,360
  • 5 to 9: 5,460
  • 10 to 19: 5,598
  • 20 to 49: 4,530
  • 50 or more: 10,251
  • Mobile homes: 792
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 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 (61.5%)
  • Electricity (37.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Electricity (71.4%)
  • Utility gas (27.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,424
Here:

21.6%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,369
Here:

18.9%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,788
Here:

6.8%
Louisiana:

16.8%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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