East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 443,607 with a growth rate of -0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is the largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018440,956-2,651-0.60%
2017443,607-2,422-0.54%
2016446,0299510.21%
2015445,0782800.06%
2014444,7989580.22%
2013443,8401,2480.28%
2012442,5921,4190.32%
2011441,1736140.14%
2010440,55960,45415.90%
1990380,10513,9143.80%
1980366,19181,02428.41%
1970285,16755,10923.95%
1960230,05871,82245.39%
1950158,23669,82178.97%
194088,41520,20729.63%
193068,20823,69553.23%
192044,5139,93328.72%
191034,5803,42711.00%
190031,1535,23120.18%
189025,9225,95629.83%
188019,9662,15012.07%
187017,8161,77011.03%
186016,0464,06933.97%
185011,9773,83947.17%
18408,1381,44021.50%
18306,6981,47828.31%
18205,2200.00%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White212,859
Black or African American204,078
Asian15,146
Two or More Races7,185
Some Other Race5,832
American Indian and Alaska Native944
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander123

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Median Age

33.4


Total

32.1


Male

34.9


Female

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 344,321 adults, (57,209 of whom are seniors) in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

232,094

52.02%

Male

214,073

47.98%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All58.8%41.2%
Male53.5%46.5%
Female44.7%55.3%
Non Family42.7%57.3%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All167,1882.6158.8
Non Family66,7251.3542.7
Married64,5453.2882
Female27,5543.8544.7
Male8,3643.4253.5

3.36

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,0052.86%
9th to 12th Grade19,4036.93%
High School Graduate75,98527.15%
Some College64,56323.07%
Associates Degree15,3985.50%
Bachelors Degree60,80121.73%
Graduate Degree35,68912.75%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White139,281133,33464,485
Black118,163100,63423,512
Hispanic9,8467,5492,222
Asian9,3947,9345,005
Other Race3,1702,356512
Multiple Races2,7182,5561,101
Native American676509100
Islander7667

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.28%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,364$48,375$31,068
Less Than High School$20,572$26,030$13,697
High School Grad$27,262$34,739$22,349
Some College$32,401$44,211$26,908
Bachelors Degree$51,060$69,600$42,775
Graduate Degree$63,323$83,523$53,604

$38,364

Average Earnings

$48,375

Average Male

$31,068

Average Female

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

91.64% of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black200,10553,74326.86%
White197,12421,80111.06%
Hispanic17,4604,27324.47%
Asian15,0312,53416.86%
Multiple6,8751,46621.32%
Other5,79594416.29%
Native94411211.86%
Islander1232923.58%

19.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.72%

Male Poverty Rate

20.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 26.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is White, with 11.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.17%
High School15.84%
Some College11.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.80%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.73%
Male Unemployed37.22%
Female Employed12.76%
Male Employed8.26%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,436$75,994
Families$68,774$94,016
Married Families$94,444$118,946
Non Families$32,577$46,492

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans

21,486

Number of Veterans

19,336

Male Veterans

2,150

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,058
First Gulf War4,401
Second Gulf War4,003
Korea2,068
World War II1,260

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,8817.30%
Black7,8735.35%
2 or More3659.53%
Hispanic2872.29%
Asian2221.84%
Other741.95%
Indian719.06%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

7.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Baton Rouge229538227715-1823-0.79%
Central268672852916626.19%
Zachary1494216760181812.17%
Baker1388813628-260-1.87%
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