Baton Rouge, LA 70809 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70809: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.409, Longitude -91.087
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,356
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,866
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,779
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,087

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,825
Daytime Population: Workers 46,161
Daytime Population: Residents 11,359
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 57,520
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.23
Population in Households 25,466
Population in Familes 17,568
Population in Group Qrtrs 359
Population Density2 1,885
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $64,623
Average Household Income $96,866
Per Capita Income $45,691


Total Housing Units 13,101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,885 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,163 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,053 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $252,684
Average Home Value $341,754


Total Households 12,048
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 6,068
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 0.29% 0.49%
Households 0.3% 0.48%
Families -0.13% 0.25%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Baton Rouge, LA 70809 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70809 to the other 499 ZIP Codes 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 # 62 88th
Population Density # 48 91st
Diversity Index # 207 59th
Median Household Income # 34 93rd
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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