Baton Rouge, LA 70809 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70809: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,297
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,064
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,767
  • Parish: East Baton Rouge Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.409, Longitude -91.087
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,465
Population in Households 25,109
Population in Familes 17,383
Population in Group Qrtrs 356
Population Density1 1,824
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 11,882
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 6,008
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,745 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,137 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,070 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $258,373
Average Home Value $346,906


Median Household Income $62,134
Average Household Income $93,395
Per Capita Income $44,082
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.44%
Households 0.26% 0.44%
Families -0.14% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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 70809 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70809 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 # 62 88th
Population Density1 # 50 90th
Diversity Index2 # 213 58th
Median Household Income # 31 94th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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