East Baton Rouge Parish LA Information


East Baton Rouge Parish Subdivisions

East Baton Rouge Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 459,083
Population in Households 447,938
Population in Familes 344,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,145
Population Density1 1,008
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $47,950
Average Household Income $72,746
Per Capita Income $28,855


Total Housing Units 195,371 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98,154 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 80,735 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,482 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $189,794
Average Home Value $246,905


Total Households 178,889
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 108,573
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.51% 0.51%
Households 0.47% 0.49%
Families 0.16% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.49%


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, 2018 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 # 16 77th
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

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