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Baton Rouge Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
227,549
Unemployment Rate
5.5%
Poverty Rate
26%
Non-Citizens
3.5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 34 responses
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  • Friendly.
    29%
  • On the Move
    29%
  • Loud
    15%
  • Conservative
    12%
  • lazy
    9%
  • Family oriented
    3%
  • Interesting
    3%

Baton Rouge Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    55%
  • White
    37%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Hispanic
    3%
  • Two or more races
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    53%
  • Male
    47%
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    19%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%

Income

Median Household Income
$40,948
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    33%
  • $25-$44k
    21%
  • $45-$74k
    19%
  • $75-$149k
    18%
  • $150k+
    8%
Median Individual Income
$21,558
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    37%
  • $15-$34k
    29%
  • $35-$64k
    19%
  • $65k+
    14%

Community

Poll
53%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.34 responses
Poll
49%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.35 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 27 responses
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  • Drive safely and keep close attention at all times
    48%
  • If children, enroll in a private school if possibl
    30%
  • Become familiar with neighbors
    7%
  • Dont move here
    7%
  • Get involved in the community
    4%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    4%
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