Baton Rouge, LA 70805 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70805: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baton Rouge, LA 70805

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 983
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,099
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,773
  • Parish: East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.488, Longitude -91.15
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Baton Rouge, LA 70805 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,757
Daytime Population: Workers 13,392
Daytime Population: Residents 17,430
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,822
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 28,468
Population in Familes 23,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 289
Population Density2 2,436
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $25,352
Average Household Income $35,293
Per Capita Income $12,770


Total Housing Units 11,938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,893 (32.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,254 (52.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,791 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $78,722
Average Home Value $99,114


Total Households 10,147
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 6,557
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.64% -0.23%
Households -0.68% -0.26%
Families -0.98% -0.44%
Median Household Income   -0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.38%

Baton Rouge, LA 70805 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70805 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 48 91st
Population Density # 41 92nd
Diversity Index # 463 7th
Median Household Income # 470 6th
Per Capita Income # 488 2nd

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