East Baton Rouge Parish LA Information


East Baton Rouge Parish Subdivisions

East Baton Rouge Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 452,704
Population in Households 441,578
Population in Familes 338,694
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,126
Population Density1 994
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 176,825
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 108,018
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 194,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96,162 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 80,663 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,311 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $184,057
Average Home Value $234,774


Median Household Income $46,900
Average Household Income $70,542
Per Capita Income $28,068
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.44%
Households 0.44% 0.43%
Families 0.13% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


East Baton Rouge Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Baton Rouge Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 3 97th
Diversity Index2 # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 16 77th
Per Capita Income # 5 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.