East Baton Rouge Parish LA Information

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East Baton Rouge Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

East Baton Rouge Parish LA Housing Affordability Index is 142
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

East Baton Rouge Parish LA Wealth Index is 89
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 458,958
Population in Households 447,813
Population in Families 342,193
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,145
Population Density 1,008
Diversity Index1 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,120
Average Household Income $79,993
Per Capita Income $31,327
Wealth Index3 89

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 196,190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102,024 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 77,015 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,151 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $197,895
Housing Affordability Index2 142
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 179,039
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 108,484
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.45% 0.36%
Households 0.43% 0.35%
Families 0.14% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

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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, 2019 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 Density # 3 97th
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 8 89th
Per Capita Income # 3 97th

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