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Baton Rouge city, Louisiana

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Baton Rouge city, Louisiana
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
221,453
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
226,916
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-2.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 227,470
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 229,493
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.3%
Female persons, percent
52.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
37.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
52.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
4.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
35.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 7,849
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 6.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 47.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $217,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,540
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $452
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,010
Building permits, 2022 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 87,486
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.45
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 79.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 8.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 91.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 86.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 87.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 36.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 12.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 62.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 58.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,180,674
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,331,536
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 359,807
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,601,541
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $20,502
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 21.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $50,155
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $33,910
Persons in poverty, percent
24.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 X
Total employment, 2021 X
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,998
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,585
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 858
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 807
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,275
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 362
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,537
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,635.3
Population per square mile, 2010 2,982.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 86.32
Land area in square miles, 2010 76.95
FIPS Code 2205000
Value Notes

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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