East Baton Rouge Parish LA Information


East Baton Rouge Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 455,183
Daytime Population: Workers 282,031
Daytime Population: Residents 231,404
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 513,435
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 444,038
Population in Familes 339,384
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,145
Population Density2 1,000
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $49,188
Average Household Income $73,224
Per Capita Income $29,121


Total Housing Units 194,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97,393 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 80,443 (41.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,255 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $186,410
Average Home Value $235,347


Total Households 177,836
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 108,238
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.46% 0.46%
Households 0.46% 0.46%
Families 0.14% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.23%


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, 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 3 97th
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 16 77th
Per Capita Income # 5 94th

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