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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2019: 26,013 (70% urban, 30% rural); it was 21,601 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,791
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,633
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,036
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,264 (it was 1,627 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 191 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 136 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in West Baton Rouge Parish: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.5%), Construction (13.9%), Manufacturing (12.4%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in West Baton Rouge Parish, LA (2019)
    • 14,42855.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,37839.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8553.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2891.1%Two or more races
    • 210.08%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 160.06%Asian alone
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 12,677  (48.7%)
Females: 13,336  (51.3%)
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Average household size:
West Baton Rouge Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,505 ($37,117 in 1999)
This county:

$67,505
Louisiana:

$51,073

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $706 (lower quartile is $519, upper quartile is $859)
This county:

$706
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $211,036 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
West Baton Rouge:

$211,036
Louisiana:

$172,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $127,265 - $284,446

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $247,295
Here:

$247,295
State:

$234,504

Townhouses or other attached units: $462,697
Here:

$462,697
State:

$226,343

Mobile homes: $58,016
Here:

$58,016
State:

$69,208

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,407
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $361

Institutionalized population: 537

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 86
  • Burglaries: 51
  • Thefts: 563
  • Auto thefts: 41

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 22
  • Assaults: 80
  • Burglaries: 64
  • Thefts: 617
  • Auto thefts: 29
West Baton Rouge Parish, LA map from a distance

Health of residents in West Baton Rouge Parish based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
66.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
40.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
51.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
63.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 169 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 1999: 103 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2000: 86 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2001: 58 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2002: 71 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2003: 133 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2004: 102 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2005: 197 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2006: 299 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2007: 129 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2008: 140 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2009: 131 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2010: 157 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2011: 168 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2012: 172 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2013: 231 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2014: 240 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2015: 165 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2016: 263 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2017: 262 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2018: 223 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2019: 229 buildings, average cost: $170,600
Number of permits per 10,000 West Baton Rouge, LA residents
Average permit cost in West Baton Rouge, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,237 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $710 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in West Baton Rouge, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in West Baton Rouge, LA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in West Baton Rouge, LA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.3%
West Baton Rouge Parish:

12.3%
Louisiana:

19.0%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.0% for Black residents, 10.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.1 years old
(Males: 36.9 years old, Females: 37.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.8 years old, Black residents: 35.4 years old, American Indian residents: 6.3 years old, Asian residents: 37.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.4 years old, Other race residents: 31.3 years old)

Area name: Baton Rouge, LA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in West 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: Port Allen, Addis, Erwinville, Brusly.

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

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Neighboring counties: Brantley County, Georgia , Jefferson County, Florida , Edwards County, Texas , Menard County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.1%
Louisiana:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in West Baton Rouge, LA
County total employment by year in West Baton Rouge, LA
County average yearly wages by year in West Baton Rouge, LA

Current college students: 838
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 267 (21.2% naturalized citizens)

West Baton Rouge Parish:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 262010 or later
  • 1302000 to 2009
  • 451990 to 1999
  • 841980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 33Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 37.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,650
  • One, attached: 74
  • Two: 107
  • 3 or 4: 333
  • 5 to 9: 161
  • 10 to 19: 126
  • 20 to 49: 324
  • 50 or more: 55
  • Mobile homes: 2,324

Housing units in West Baton Rouge Parish with a mortgage: 3,572 (52 second mortgage, 350 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,577

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

51.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for West Baton Rouge Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,1012
Evangelical Protestant2,5249
Mainline Protestant2372
Black Protestant1861
Other41
None13,736-
West 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: 6
West Baton Rouge Parish:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
West Baton Rouge Parish:

7.52 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
West Baton Rouge Parish:

11.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
West Baton Rouge Parish:

31.3%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in West Baton Rouge Parish:

Average size of farms: 199 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $265,358
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $101,381
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 66.40%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $81,364
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.19%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.29
All wheat for grain: 971 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3849 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 193 acres

Earthquake activity:

West Baton Rouge Parish-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 404.9 miles away from West Baton Rouge Parish center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 210.1 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) earthquake occurred 241.6 miles away from the county center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.2 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 187.6 miles away from West Baton Rouge Parish center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 212.7 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:

  • Louisiana Hurricane Delta, Incident Period: October 6, 2020 - October 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4570, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Laura, Incident Period: August 22, 2020 - August 27, 2020, FEMA Id: 4559, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4484-LA: March 24, 2020, FEMA Id: 4484, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 11, 2016 to August 31, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4277: August 14, 2016, FEMA Id: 4277, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 10, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4080: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4080, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to July 07, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3322: May 06, 2011, FEMA Id: 3322, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Louisiana Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to July 07, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4015: August 18, 2011, FEMA Id: 4015, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3289: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in West Baton Rouge Parish (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - West Baton Rouge

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,800 (87.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,191 (8.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 150 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 41 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 174 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 137 (1.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (58%)
  • Mexico (35%)
  • Honduras (10%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in West Baton Rouge Parish


  • African (12%)
  • American (11%)
  • French (except Basque) (10%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • French Canadian (2%)
  • Cajun (2%)
  • English (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 280 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 156 people in halfway houses
  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 264 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 182 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,080.

7.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.03% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($43,432 average AGI)
0.83% relocated from other states ($2,086 average AGI)
West Baton Rouge Parish:

0.83%
Louisiana average:

2.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  3.02% ($43,357 average AGI)
from Iberville Parish, LA  1.60% ($47,623)
from Pointe Coupee Parish, LA  0.62% ($54,300)
from Ascension Parish, LA  0.33% ($48,719)
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.32% ($51,161)


6.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,095 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.87% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($36,130 average AGI)
0.98% relocated to other states ($9,965 average AGI)
West Baton Rouge Parish:

0.98%
Louisiana average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  2.68% ($35,831 average AGI)
to Iberville Parish, LA  1.00% ($44,726)
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.51% ($48,592)
to Pointe Coupee Parish, LA  0.49% ($47,191)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.32% ($58,167)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Births per 1000 population in West Baton Rouge Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in West Baton Rouge Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in West Baton Rouge Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in West Baton Rouge Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in West Baton Rouge Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in West Baton Rouge Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in West Baton Rouge Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in West Baton Rouge Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in West Baton Rouge Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,046 (2,396 aged, 650 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 701 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (252)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (132)
  • Congestive heart failure (93)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (91)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (47)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (38)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (33)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (15)
  • Unspecified dementia (12)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,470
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 823

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,013
  • Male householders: 4,748 (832 living alone), Female householders: 4,897 (1,186 living alone)
  • 4,895 spouses (4,822 opposite-sex spouses), 838 unmarried partners, (838 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,672 children (7,200 natural, 78 adopted, 388 stepchildren), 762 grandchildren, 263 brothers or sisters, 186 parents, 0 foster children, 363 other relatives, 429 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 943

Size of family households: 3,120 2-persons, 1,761 3-persons, 1,590 4-persons, 532 5-persons, 130 6-persons, 91 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,090 1-person, 414 2-persons, 37 3-persons.

2,865 married couples with children.
2,459 single-parent households (705 men, 1,754 women).

96.1% of residents of West Baton Rouge speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $169,328,000 ($7,739 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $69,219,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,943,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,807,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $463,000
Federal grants: $24,523,000
Federal procurement contracts: $69,102,000 ($68,344,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,489,000 ($407,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,144,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,339,000
Federal Government insurance: $50,430,000

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

Births: 1,588
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 898
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +30
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -644
Here -30 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in West Baton Rouge Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.07 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • 1,3562014 or later
  • 8322010 to 2013
  • 1,8532000 to 2009
  • 1,6461990 to 1999
  • 1,7141980 to 1989
  • 1,4531970 to 1979
  • 9641960 to 1969
  • 7921950 to 1959
  • 2721940 to 1949
  • 6271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • 111 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1663 rooms
  • 8604 rooms
  • 1,3975 rooms
  • 1,9386 rooms
  • 1,3197 rooms
  • 6148 rooms
  • 8499+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • 361 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 5183 rooms
  • 8254 rooms
  • 6235 rooms
  • 3116 rooms
  • 977 rooms
  • 728 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • 11no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 8012 bedrooms
  • 4,3643 bedrooms
  • 1,6664 bedrooms
  • 2885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
  • 36no bedroom
  • 3501 bedroom
  • 1,1252 bedrooms
  • 9133 bedrooms
  • 1054 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in West Baton Rouge Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Baton Rouge Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 195no vehicle
  • 1,5701 vehicle
  • 2,9002 vehicles
  • 1,8693 vehicles
  • 3774 vehicles
  • 2435+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in West Baton Rouge Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Baton Rouge Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 428no vehicle
  • 1,1671 vehicle
  • 7312 vehicles
  • 1163 vehicles
  • 794 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.7% of West Baton Rouge Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Louisiana.

West Baton Rouge Parish:

87.7%
State average:

87.2%

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

  • This state: 22,220
  • Other state: 3,297
  • Northeast: 89
  • Midwest: 584
  • South: 2,131
  • West: 494
Year householders moved into unit in West Baton Rouge Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in West Baton Rouge Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.9%Utility gas
  • 46.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 78.7%Electricity
  • 21.2%Utility gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 493
Here:

18.2%
Louisiana:

16.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 148
Here:

11.3%
Louisiana:

16.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

9.2%
Louisiana:

15.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

West Baton Rouge Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $6,742,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,696,000
    Sewerage: $649,000
    Parks and Recreation: $315,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,086,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,022,000
    Sewerage: $817,000
    Water Utilities: $205,000
    Gas Utilities: $126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $117,000
    General Public Buildings: $91,000
    Police Protection: $77,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
    Libraries: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $13,878,000
    Police Protection: $7,039,000
    Gas Utilities: $3,898,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,534,000
    Financial Administration: $3,409,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,022,000
    General - Other: $2,801,000
    Water Utilities: $2,133,000
    Regular Highways: $2,079,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,010,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,914,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,669,000
    Libraries: $1,454,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,270,000
    Health - Other: $1,093,000
    Central Staff Services: $882,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $702,000
    Sewerage: $533,000
    Housing and Community Development: $344,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $201,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $689,000
    Housing and Community Development: $336,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,289,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $55,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $494,000
    Public Welfare: $109,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $161,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $161,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,027,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,593,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $434,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,709,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $347,000
    Royalties: $221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $135,000
    Rents: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $343,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $262,000
    Local Fire Protection: $185,000
    Libraries: $113,000
    General - Other: $82,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Police Protection: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Water Utilities: $4,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,807,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $4,799,000
    Water Utilities: $2,626,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,429,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,474,000
    Sewerage: $564,000
    Highways: $258,000
    General Local Government Support: $242,000
    Health and Hospitals: $205,000
    Housing and Community Development: $182,000
    Public Welfare: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,177,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,944,000
    Amusements Sales: $1,129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $781,000
    Other Selective Sales: $574,000
    Other License: $178,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $45,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,942,000

West Baton Rouge Parish government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $6,742,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,696,000
    Sewerage: $649,000
    Parks and Recreation: $315,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,086,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,022,000
    Sewerage: $817,000
    Water Utilities: $205,000
    Gas Utilities: $126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $117,000
    General Public Buildings: $91,000
    Police Protection: $77,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
    Libraries: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $13,878,000
    Police Protection: $7,039,000
    Gas Utilities: $3,898,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,534,000
    Financial Administration: $3,409,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,022,000
    General - Other: $2,801,000
    Water Utilities: $2,133,000
    Regular Highways: $2,079,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,010,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,914,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,669,000
    Libraries: $1,454,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,270,000
    Health - Other: $1,093,000
    Central Staff Services: $882,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $702,000
    Sewerage: $533,000
    Housing and Community Development: $344,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $201,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $689,000
    Housing and Community Development: $336,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,289,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $55,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $494,000
    Public Welfare: $109,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $161,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $161,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,027,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,593,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $434,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,709,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $347,000
    Royalties: $221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $135,000
    Rents: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $343,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $262,000
    Local Fire Protection: $185,000
    Libraries: $113,000
    General - Other: $82,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Police Protection: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Water Utilities: $4,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,807,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $4,799,000
    Water Utilities: $2,626,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,429,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,474,000
    Sewerage: $564,000
    Highways: $258,000
    General Local Government Support: $242,000
    Health and Hospitals: $205,000
    Housing and Community Development: $182,000
    Public Welfare: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,177,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,944,000
    Amusements Sales: $1,129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $781,000
    Other Selective Sales: $574,000
    Other License: $178,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $45,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,942,000

West Baton Rouge Parish government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $6,742,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,696,000
    Sewerage: $649,000
    Parks and Recreation: $315,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,086,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,022,000
    Sewerage: $817,000
    Water Utilities: $205,000
    Gas Utilities: $126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $117,000
    General Public Buildings: $91,000
    Police Protection: $77,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
    Libraries: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $13,878,000
    Police Protection: $7,039,000
    Gas Utilities: $3,898,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,534,000
    Financial Administration: $3,409,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,022,000
    General - Other: $2,801,000
    Water Utilities: $2,133,000
    Regular Highways: $2,079,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,010,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,914,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,669,000
    Libraries: $1,454,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,270,000
    Health - Other: $1,093,000
    Central Staff Services: $882,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $702,000
    Sewerage: $533,000
    Housing and Community Development: $344,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $201,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $689,000
    Housing and Community Development: $336,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,289,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $55,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $494,000
    Public Welfare: $109,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $161,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $161,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,027,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,593,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $434,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,709,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $347,000
    Royalties: $221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $135,000
    Rents: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $343,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $262,000
    Local Fire Protection: $185,000
    Libraries: $113,000
    General - Other: $82,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Police Protection: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Water Utilities: $4,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,807,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $4,799,000
    Water Utilities: $2,626,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,429,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,474,000
    Sewerage: $564,000
    Highways: $258,000
    General Local Government Support: $242,000
    Health and Hospitals: $205,000
    Housing and Community Development: $182,000
    Public Welfare: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,177,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,944,000
    Amusements Sales: $1,129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $781,000
    Other Selective Sales: $574,000
    Other License: $178,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $45,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,942,000

West Baton Rouge Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $6,742,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,696,000
    Sewerage: $649,000
    Parks and Recreation: $315,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,086,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,022,000
    Sewerage: $817,000
    Water Utilities: $205,000
    Gas Utilities: $126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $117,000
    General Public Buildings: $91,000
    Police Protection: $77,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
    Libraries: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $13,878,000
    Police Protection: $7,039,000
    Gas Utilities: $3,898,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,534,000
    Financial Administration: $3,409,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,022,000
    General - Other: $2,801,000
    Water Utilities: $2,133,000
    Regular Highways: $2,079,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,010,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,914,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,669,000
    Libraries: $1,454,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,270,000
    Health - Other: $1,093,000
    Central Staff Services: $882,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $702,000
    Sewerage: $533,000
    Housing and Community Development: $344,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $201,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $689,000
    Housing and Community Development: $336,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,289,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $55,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $494,000
    Public Welfare: $109,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $161,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $161,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,027,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,593,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $434,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,709,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $347,000
    Royalties: $221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $135,000
    Rents: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $343,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $262,000
    Local Fire Protection: $185,000
    Libraries: $113,000
    General - Other: $82,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Police Protection: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Water Utilities: $4,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,807,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $4,799,000
    Water Utilities: $2,626,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,429,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,474,000
    Sewerage: $564,000
    Highways: $258,000
    General Local Government Support: $242,000
    Health and Hospitals: $205,000
    Housing and Community Development: $182,000
    Public Welfare: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,177,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,944,000
    Amusements Sales: $1,129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $781,000
    Other Selective Sales: $574,000
    Other License: $178,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $45,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,942,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 766
  • Number of aged recipients: 87
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 679
  • Number of recipients under 18: 124
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 482
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 160
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 263
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 327
Most common first names in West Baton Rouge Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph12472.7 years
Mary9076.1 years
James8568.8 years
John7971.1 years
William6372.0 years
Robert5171.1 years
Henry5071.4 years
Charles4765.9 years
Willie4670.4 years
George4573.6 years
Most common last names in West Baton Rouge Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams10269.0 years
Johnson9571.2 years
Landry5577.3 years
Smith5471.2 years
Jones5474.0 years
Jackson5168.8 years
Hebert4976.8 years
Brown4769.5 years
Lejeune4274.6 years
Blanchard3375.8 years
Businesses in West Baton Rouge Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Motel 61
Arby's1Penske1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Popeyes1
Burger King2Quality1
Church's Chicken1Quiznos1
Circle K2SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Suites1Subway3
DHL1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx6U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS3
Holiday Inn1Waffle House2
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
McDonald's3

West Baton Rouge Parish on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"