Baton Rouge, LA 70816 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70816: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.423, Longitude -91.037
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,124
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 19,556
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,475
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,081

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

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Baton Rouge, LA 70816 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 42,428
Population in Households 42,144
Population in Familes 31,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 284
Population Density1 2,629
Diversity Index2 65


Median Household Income $51,393
Average Household Income $70,516
Per Capita Income $30,306


Total Housing Units 19,979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,449 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,640 (48.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,890 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $188,192
Average Home Value $214,016


Total Households 18,089
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 10,355
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 0.08% 0.34%
Households 0.04% 0.32%
Families -0.32% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Baton Rouge, LA 70816 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70816 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 # 10 98th
Population Density # 33 94th
Diversity Index # 23 96th
Median Household Income # 112 78th
Per Capita Income # 61 88th

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