West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 26,660 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is the 37th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 23,951 and has seen a growth of 11.31% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18101,4630.00%
18202,33587259.60%
18303,08474932.08%
18404,6381,55450.39%
18506,2701,63235.19%
18607,3121,04216.62%
18705,114-2,198-30.06%
18807,6672,55349.92%
18908,3636969.08%
190010,2851,92222.98%
191012,6362,35122.86%
192011,092-1,544-12.22%
19309,716-1,376-12.41%
194011,2631,54715.92%
195011,7384754.22%
196014,7963,05826.05%
197016,8642,06813.98%
198019,0862,22213.18%
199019,4193331.74%
201023,9514,53223.34%
201124,1091580.66%
201224,149400.17%
201324,6545052.09%
201425,1925382.18%
201525,5543621.44%
201625,9013471.36%
201726,1842831.09%
201826,4002160.82%
201926,465650.25%
202026,530650.25%
202126,595650.25%
202226,660650.24%
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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,16557.45%
Black or African American10,68840.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native320.12%
Some Other Race670.25%
Two or More Races4431.68%
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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.6


Total

36.7


Male

36.6


Female

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 20,062 adults, (3,641 of whom are seniors) in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,548

51.33%

Male

12,847

48.67%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

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

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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Male61%39%
Female57.1%42.9%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6102.6575.3
Married5,1292.8988.2
Male8573.3561
Female1,2343.9357.1
Non Family2,3901.2161.8

3.04

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5953.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,7779.86%
High School Graduate6,56136.41%
Some College3,85821.41%
Associates Degree1,1446.35%
Bachelors Degree2,50913.92%
Graduate Degree1,5788.76%
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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,4919,7302,629
Black6,9145,5481,404
2+ Races18211435
Hispanic45828168
Other Race54412
Native American3232

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 white people with a rate of 25.06%.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,099$55,993$38,190
Less Than 9th Grade$25,167$42,542$18,944
High School Graduate$38,474$46,885$27,933
Some College$42,199$55,875$34,139
Bachelors Degree$53,576$86,389$47,079
Graduate Degree$53,791$59,055$52,907

$46,099

Average Earnings

$55,993

Average Male

$38,190

Average Female

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

97.77% of West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Language

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,1223,04430.07%
White14,3587895.50%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic81213316.38%
Multiple391184.60%

15.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.25%

Male Poverty Rate

17.71%

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 Black, with 30.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 4.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.01%.

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.18%
High School10.91%
Some College9.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.48%
Male Unemployed23.55%
Female Employed4.53%
Female Unemployed61.25%

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

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,813$80,298
Families$77,500$90,648
Married Families$94,724-
Non Families$35,549$45,325
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Income by Household Type

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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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

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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,250

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War133
First Gulf War349
Vietnam433
Korea107
World War II

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3426
35 to 54296
55 to 64291
65 to 74348
75+289

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9057.55%
Black3454.46%
Hispanic91.45%

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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4.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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West 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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87.60%

Born in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.56% of West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 87.60% having been born in Louisiana. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West 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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