Baton Rouge, LA 70802 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70802: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,112
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,292
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,515
  • Parish: East Baton Rouge Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.448, Longitude -91.167
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Baton Rouge, LA 70802 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,875
Population in Households 25,749
Population in Familes 17,507
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,126
Population Density1 3,807
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 11,243
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 5,438
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,364 (25.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,879 (59.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,065 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $71,900
Average Home Value $99,301


Median Household Income $22,596
Average Household Income $34,130
Per Capita Income $15,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.27%
Households 0.19% 0.34%
Families -0.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.42%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
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.

Baton Rouge, LA 70802 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70802 to the other 501 ZIP Codes 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 # 57 89th
Population Density1 # 25 95th
Diversity Index2 # 281 44th
Median Household Income # 480 4th
Per Capita Income # 469 7th

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