West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 26,265 with a growth rate of 4.99% 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
201726,2651,2484.99%
201625,017-920-3.55%
201625,9373671.44%
201525,5703831.52%
201425,1875552.25%
201324,6324862.01%
201224,146490.20%
201124,0971440.60%
201023,9534,53423.35%
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
White14,832
Black or African American9,518
Two or More Races338
Asian155
Some Other Race105
American Indian and Alaska Native69

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

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Median Age

35.5


Total

34.7


Male

37


Female

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 18,888 adults, (3,052 of which are seniors) in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

12,581

50.29%

Male

12,436

49.71%

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
Married87.3%12.7%
Male80.5%19.5%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Female47.1%52.9%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2532.6273.1
Married4,4473.1287.3
Non Family2,7331.2163.1
Female1,5443.3247.1
Male5293.7480.5

3.11

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Households

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7394.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,95611.74%
High School Graduate6,36938.23%
Some College3,27519.66%
Associates Degree1,0446.27%
Bachelors Degree2,23813.43%
Graduate Degree1,0406.24%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,0299,1242,154
Black5,9634,448989
Hispanic45922441
Asian1179147
Multiple Races918136
Other Race738
Native American191111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 57.89%.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,748$50,795$30,355
Less Than High School$21,858$30,729$11,103
High School Grad$37,354$48,237$23,053
Some College$37,196$51,331$27,079
Bachelors Degree$51,481$66,568$45,605
Graduate Degree$58,194$79,688$56,328

$40,748

Average Earnings

$50,795

Average Male

$30,355

Average Female

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

97.01% of West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.99% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,0313,31636.72%
White14,1091,43710.18%
Hispanic69015822.90%
Multiple3338826.43%
Other995454.55%

20.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.01%

Male Poverty Rate

22.45%

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 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is White, with 10.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.69%.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.47%
High School15.38%
Some College14.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.56%
Male Unemployed51.28%
Female Employed11.52%
Male Employed4.93%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,882$72,240
Families$67,500$82,716
Married Families$96,448$
Non Families$28,525$42,275

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

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

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

1,139

Number of Veterans

1,062

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam370
First Gulf War221
Korea216
Second Gulf War125
World War II11

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+307
35 to 54306
65 to 74270
55 to 64183
18 to 3473

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7906.82%
Black3084.49%
2 or More4122.78%
Hispanic244.79%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

10.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

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%
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