West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 26,207 with a growth rate of 1.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is the 36th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201826,4272200.84%
201726,2073011.16%
201625,9063471.36%
201525,5593601.43%
201425,1995392.19%
201324,6605072.10%
201224,153430.18%
201124,1101560.65%
201023,9544,53523.35%
199019,4193331.74%
198019,0862,22213.18%
197016,8642,06813.98%
196014,7963,05826.05%
195011,7384754.22%
194011,2631,54715.92%
19309,716-1,376-12.41%
192011,092-1,544-12.22%
191012,6362,35122.86%
190010,2851,92222.98%
18908,3636969.08%
18807,6672,55349.92%
18705,114-2,198-30.06%
18607,3121,04216.62%
18506,2701,63235.19%
18404,6381,55450.39%
18303,08474932.08%
18202,33587259.60%
18101,4630.00%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,975
Black or African American9,906
Two or More Races271
Some Other Race197
American Indian and Alaska Native89
Asian80

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Median Age

35.6


Total

34.7


Male

37.1


Female

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 19,318 adults, (3,203 of whom are seniors) in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

12,887

50.50%

Male

12,631

49.50%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

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

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All73.4%26.6%
Male68.8%31.2%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Female56.1%43.9%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4362.6273.4
Married4,6583.0387
Non Family2,5161.2359.8
Female1,4553.2356.1
Male8073.4568.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8334.89%
9th to 12th Grade2,08612.24%
High School Graduate6,38537.45%
Some College3,30519.39%
Associates Degree1,0155.95%
Bachelors Degree2,30413.51%
Graduate Degree1,1206.57%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,2499,3422,287
Black6,1584,4341,046
Hispanic43118229
Other Race12956
Multiple Races1047837
Asian806414
Native American333311

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 35.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,853$51,927$35,519
Less Than High School$22,860$31,037$11,732
High School Grad$39,576$50,511$28,133
Some College$41,637$52,303$30,718
Bachelors Degree$52,407$72,125$45,778
Graduate Degree$56,304$75,455$55,815

$42,853

Average Earnings

$51,927

Average Male

$35,519

Average Female

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

96.83% of West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,3232,97031.86%
White14,2981,2909.02%
Hispanic75424432.36%
Other19711960.41%

17.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.73%

Male Poverty Rate

18.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 60.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is White, with 9.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.12%
High School12.98%
Some College11.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.56%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,902$76,527
Families$73,782$86,983
Married Families$99,722-
Non Families$27,005$39,719

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

West 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 45-54.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans

1,083

Number of Veterans

1,025

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam308
Korea220
First Gulf War217
Second Gulf War131
World War II

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7176.09%
Black3204.48%
2 or More4632.39%
Hispanic91.66%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

9.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Port Allen51805102-78-1.51%
Addis35934873128035.62%
Brusly258927942057.92%
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