East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 436,061 with a growth rate of -0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is the 2nd largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 440,912 and has seen a growth of -1.10% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021436,061-1,999-0.46%
2020438,060-1,999-0.45%
2019440,059-1,999-0.45%
2018442,058-2,453-0.55%
2017444,511-2,166-0.48%
2016446,6771,1650.26%
2015445,5123930.09%
2014445,1199380.21%
2013444,1811,2260.28%
2012442,9551,3910.32%
2011441,5646520.15%
2010440,91260,80716.00%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.46%
Founded
1812
2010 Population
440,912
Growth Since 2010
-1.10%
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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White207,83546.83%
Black or African American204,56246.10%
Asian14,1253.18%
Two or More Races8,2401.86%
Some Other Race8,0011.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native7950.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2050.05%
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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Median Age

34


Total

32.6


Male

35.4


Female

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 342,498 adults, (60,902 of whom are seniors) in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

57.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

231,446

52.16%

Male

212,317

47.84%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

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

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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All59.8%40.2%
Male50.2%49.8%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Female44.1%55.9%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All164,3462.6459.8
Non Family66,4021.3545.3
Married63,1373.3482.9
Female26,7223.9144.1
Male8,0853.5950.2

3.44

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,1352.90%
9th to 12th Grade18,5866.62%
High School Graduate76,55127.28%
Some College63,64422.68%
Associates Degree15,6545.58%
Bachelors Degree60,97721.73%
Graduate Degree37,03413.20%
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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White137,610132,07465,065
Black120,341103,23024,435
Hispanic9,8717,3362,041
Asian8,8907,5684,699
Other Race4,1722,741498
2+ Races3,3243,1391,618
Native American61238168
Islander7373

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.86%.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,435$51,366$31,752
Less Than 9th Grade$21,924$28,667$17,023
High School Graduate$28,365$37,831$22,197
Some College$33,332$44,480$28,091
Bachelors Degree$53,201$68,767$44,378
Graduate Degree$64,068$89,593$54,064

$40,435

Average Earnings

$51,366

Average Male

$31,752

Average Female

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

91.65% of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.71% of the population.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black200,50051,05925.47%
White193,72019,74210.19%
Hispanic18,0764,27223.63%
Asian14,0132,08514.88%
Other7,9552,07426.07%
Multiple7,9781,33716.76%
Native79517421.89%
Islander205188.78%

18.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.29%

Male Poverty Rate

19.64%

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 Other, with 26.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is Islander, with 8.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.25%.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.35%
High School16.06%
Some College10.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.40%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.28%
Male Unemployed35.05%
Female Employed12.18%
Male Employed7.17%

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

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,948$82,340
Families$74,147$101,724
Married Families$101,982$128,659
Non Families$34,113$51,466
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Income by Household Type

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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20,502

Number of Veterans

18,236

Male Veterans

2,266

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,249
First Gulf War4,406
Second Gulf War3,707
Korea1,294
World War II803

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745,445
35 to 545,407
75+4,913
55 to 642,942
18 to 341,795

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,9596.94%
Black7,7295.22%
2+ Races3738.11%
Hispanic3622.91%
Asian2672.33%
Other Race931.87%
Native American8112.22%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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8.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.77%

Born in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

94.33%

Native Born

5.67%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

2.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.33% of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 76.77% having been born in Louisiana. 3.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

  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

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