Baton Rouge, LA 70812 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70812: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baton Rouge, LA 70812

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.506, Longitude -91.119
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 4,043
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 291
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,752

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

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Baton Rouge, LA 70812 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,068
Population in Households 11,046
Population in Familes 9,773
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 2,584
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $35,008
Average Household Income $45,249
Per Capita Income $14,949


Total Housing Units 3,977 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,351 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,288 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 338 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $112,719
Average Home Value $136,633


Total Households 3,639
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 2,799
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 0.26% 0.31%
Households 0.26% 0.3%
Families 0.07% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.39%

Baton Rouge, LA 70812 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70812 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 # 150 70th
Population Density # 35 93rd
Diversity Index # 450 9th
Median Household Income # 379 24th
Per Capita Income # 472 5th

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