In 2020, Baton Rouge, LA had a population of 857k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $60,043. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Baton Rouge, LA grew from 854,318 to 856,779, a 0.288% increase and its median household income grew from $58,912 to $60,043, a 1.92% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baton Rouge, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.12%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.02%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2%).
None of the households in Baton Rouge, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.5% of the residents in Baton Rouge, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Baton Rouge, LA are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (7,127 degrees awarded in 2020), Baton Rouge Community College (2,491 degrees), and River Parishes Community College (1,207 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Baton Rouge, LA was $190,000, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%. Most people in Baton Rouge, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Baton Rouge, LA was 2 cars per household.