Baton Rouge, LA 70812 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70812: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baton Rouge, LA 70812

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,743
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 282
  • Parish: East Baton Rouge Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.506, Longitude -91.119
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Baton Rouge, LA 70812 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,874
Population in Households 10,852
Population in Familes 9,588
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 2,837
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 3,583
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 2,768
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,950 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,313 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,270 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 367 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $101,964
Average Home Value $129,431


Median Household Income $34,531
Average Household Income $45,570
Per Capita Income $15,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.29%
Households 0.11% 0.28%
Families -0.07% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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 70812 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70812 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 # 150 70th
Population Density1 # 32 94th
Diversity Index2 # 452 10th
Median Household Income # 380 24th
Per Capita Income # 468 7th

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