Baton Rouge, LA 70806 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70806: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.447, Longitude -91.129
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,224
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,146
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,173
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,973

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 28,793
Population in Households 28,056
Population in Familes 19,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 737
Population Density2 3,315
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $36,674
Average Household Income $62,609
Per Capita Income $28,856


Total Housing Units 14,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,983 (35.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,868 (55.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,321 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $211,070
Average Home Value $279,907


Total Households 12,851
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 6,207
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 0.19% 0.27%
Households 0.15% 0.23%
Families -0.31% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Baton Rouge, LA 70806 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70806 to the other 496 ZIP Codes 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 # 50 90th
Population Density # 28 95th
Diversity Index # 66 87th
Median Household Income # 345 31st
Per Capita Income # 80 84th

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