Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area LA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 853,705
Daytime Population: Workers 398,980
Daytime Population: Residents 443,894
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 842,874
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 828,079
Population in Familes 666,727
Population in Group Qrtrs 25,626
Population Density2 212
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $52,961
Average Household Income $73,500
Per Capita Income $28,150


Total Housing Units 352,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204,756 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 115,075 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 32,646 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $181,627
Average Home Value $218,492


Total Households 319,831
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 211,739
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.86% 0.87%
Households 0.89% 0.88%
Families 0.67% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.47%