East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 446,268 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is the 1st largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017446,2689310.21%
2016445,337-2,394-0.53%
2016447,7311,2350.28%
2015446,4966090.14%
2014445,8871,4360.32%
2013444,4511,4710.33%
2012442,9801,8220.41%
2011441,1585330.12%
2010440,62560,52015.92%
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
White214,016
Black or African American203,768
Asian14,383
Two or More Races7,334
Some Other Race4,923
American Indian and Alaska Native824
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander89

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Median Age

33.3


Total

32


Male

34.8


Female

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 343,800 adults, (55,222 of which are seniors) in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

231,972

52.09%

Male

213,365

47.91%

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
Married81.6%18.4%
All59%41%
Male56.3%43.7%
Female45.1%54.9%
Non Family43.1%56.9%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All168,5612.5859
Non Family67,2071.3643.1
Married65,1083.2481.6
Female27,8143.7745.1
Male8,4323.3656.3

3.31

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Households

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Education

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,7992.79%
9th to 12th Grade19,6047.02%
High School Graduate76,38727.37%
Some College64,41523.08%
Associates Degree15,4565.54%
Bachelors Degree60,58621.71%
Graduate Degree34,88212.50%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White139,819133,93664,113
Black117,73399,91023,110
Hispanic9,6947,6002,021
Asian8,8227,4134,842
Other Race2,8222,160499
Multiple Races2,7702,6341,212
Native American60251895
Islander6960

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 54.89%.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,771$45,272$30,654
Less Than High School$19,609$23,089$13,514
High School Grad$27,107$34,133$21,994
Some College$31,642$41,371$26,497
Bachelors Degree$50,143$66,966$42,149
Graduate Degree$61,230$80,600$51,895

$36,771

Average Earnings

$45,272

Average Male

$30,654

Average Female

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

91.99% of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black199,90054,62127.32%
White197,67722,04711.15%
Hispanic16,9254,15224.53%
Asian14,3122,79719.54%
Multiple7,0171,82225.97%
Other4,8821,00620.61%
Native824425.10%
Islander892831.46%

19.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.17%

Male Poverty Rate

20.83%

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 Islander, with 31.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 5.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.47%.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.63%
High School16.43%
Some College11.40%
Bachelors or Greater5.00%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.86%
Male Unemployed37.23%
Female Employed12.83%
Male Employed8.82%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,942$73,150
Families$65,559$90,017
Married Families$88,946$114,251
Non Families$31,760$45,415

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

21,937

Number of Veterans

20,011

Male Veterans

1,926

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,231
First Gulf War4,401
Second Gulf War3,611
Korea2,383
World War II1,461

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 545,482
75+5,359
65 to 744,921
55 to 643,863
18 to 342,312

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,3977.54%
Black7,8635.35%
Hispanic4193.41%
2 or More3218.37%
Asian2071.83%
Other1133.30%
Indian365.34%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

6.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990