East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population 2020

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 435,654 with a growth rate of -0.60% 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
2020435,654-2,651-0.60%
2019438,305-2,651-0.60%
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 by Race

Race Population Percentage
White210,23647.34%
Black or African American204,03645.94%
Asian13,9463.14%
Two or More Races8,3381.88%
Some Other Race6,5641.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native8570.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1170.03%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2020

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Median Age

33.7


Total

32.4


Male

35.2


Female

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 342,684 adults, (58,998 of whom are seniors) in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

231,316

52.09%

Male

212,778

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
Married82.2%17.8%
All58.9%41.1%
Male49.7%50.3%
Female44.1%55.9%
Non Family43.6%56.4%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All165,9392.6258.9
Non Family67,3961.3443.6
Married63,9813.3182.2
Female26,5403.944.1
Male8,0223.5449.7

3.41

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,1052.90%
9th to 12th Grade19,1416.85%
High School Graduate76,44927.34%
Some College63,40622.68%
Associates Degree15,5995.58%
Bachelors Degree60,66121.70%
Graduate Degree36,23612.96%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White138,332132,50265,454
Black118,972101,52823,035
Hispanic9,7297,2272,134
Asian8,8517,5744,611
Other Race3,4742,385448
Multiple Races3,2793,1061,488
Native American601394117
Islander4033

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 asian people with a rate of 52.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,778$49,511$31,216
Less Than High School$21,673$26,164$16,449
High School Grad$27,609$36,534$22,133
Some College$32,401$42,754$27,194
Bachelors Degree$52,937$70,416$43,189
Graduate Degree$63,891$85,913$53,976

$38,778

Average Earnings

$49,511

Average Male

$31,216

Average Female

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

91.94% of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.52% of the population.

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black200,10251,05625.51%
White195,10920,76010.64%
Hispanic17,4624,47525.63%
Asian13,8421,94614.06%
Multiple8,0131,52118.98%
Other6,5181,39221.36%
Native85714617.04%
Islander1171311.11%

18.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.61%

Male Poverty Rate

19.82%

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 Hispanic, with 25.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is White, with 10.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.83%
High School15.79%
Some College10.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.12%
Male Unemployed35.81%
Female Employed12.60%
Male Employed7.75%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,719$78,287
Families$71,100$97,213
Married Families$97,866$122,634
Non Families$33,116$48,433

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

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

20,842

Number of Veterans

18,644

Male Veterans

2,198

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,527
First Gulf War4,309
Second Gulf War3,732
Korea1,575
World War II939
Age Group Veterans
65 to 745,401
35 to 545,183
75+4,813
55 to 643,471
18 to 341,974
Name Veterans % of Total
White12,1947.00%
Black7,8255.31%
2 or More4239.22%
Hispanic2512.04%
Asian2472.18%
Indian10714.34%
Other461.12%

$East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

8.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.68%

Born in Louisiana

94.51%

Native Born

5.49%

Foreign Born

3.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.51% of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 76.68% having been born in Louisiana. 3.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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