Baton Rouge, LA 70820 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70820: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baton Rouge, LA 70820

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.376, Longitude -91.17
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 187
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,219
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,187
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,032

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

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Baton Rouge, LA 70820 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,615
Population in Households 20,528
Population in Familes 9,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 1,034
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $25,672
Average Household Income $52,546
Per Capita Income $21,750


Total Housing Units 9,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,343 (24.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,181 (65.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 986 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $305,338
Average Home Value $339,682


Total Households 8,524
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,980
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 2.12% 1.33%
Households 1.94% 1.21%
Families 1.93% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.67%

Baton Rouge, LA 70820 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70820 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 # 84 83rd
Population Density # 68 86th
Diversity Index # 51 90th
Median Household Income # 473 5th
Per Capita Income # 290 42nd

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