Baton Rouge SnackAbility

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/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana Info Snack

Baton Rouge (/bętn ru/ BAT-n ROOZH; French for "Red Stick", French: Bāton-Rouge [bt u] ( listen)) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. It forms the parish seat of East Baton Rouge Parish and is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River.
Population
225,362
Unemployment
8.5%
Poverty
25.2%
Median Home
$169,200
Median Income
$41,761
Median Rent
$860

2 Reviews & Comments About Baton Rouge

Overall User Rating
2.5
/5

Dr. Vegas McD-

I lived in Baton Rouge for 15 years and outer parts and looking at ' Seattle ' as where I am now looks good on a post card or tourist brochure but it,s a dumped site full of trash, p**s, feces 10,000 homeless nuts and about half of them are illegal immigrants and your info on towns in Louisiana is some what true and not true. I like the old homes and country living were I don,t have to look at inbred Homeless trash in Washington State and H****n addicts, Liberal nut cases and the anti Fa punks..., really this place was beautiful in 1980 but progressives moved here and brought the bums and nut cases here and actually can,t what to get back to Baton Rouge where people are 'REAL ' you smart a*s yuppie hipster d**k !


HomeSnacks User

This is probably one of the worst cities I've ever been too. The traffic is awful and almost as bad as Los Angeles, which has something like 5 times the population. Most of the areas outside of the central business district live in poverty, the schools are way below the national average, and the food pales in comparison to New Orleans. I wouldn't recommend that anyone visit or move here.

The best part of Baton Rouge is that it is located pretty close to New Orleans, and is Louisiana's state capital. The thing that stood out the most is the horrid traffic and degrading infrastructure.

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Rankings for Baton Rouge in Louisiana

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Map Of Baton Rouge, LA

Population over time in Baton Rouge

Year Population % Change
2017 225,362 -1.0%
2016 227,549 -0.5%
2015 228,694 -0.2%
2014 229,186 -0.1%
2013 229,353 -0.0%
2012 229,400 0.1%
2011 229,174 0.0%
2010 229,169 0.0%
2009 229,158 -
Crime/100k Baton Rouge LA USA
Violent Crime 919.5 537.5 368.9
Murder 35.1 11.4 5.0
Robbery 323.4 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 528.0 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 5322.7 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 1194.9 668.1 376.0
Larceny 3705.2 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 422.6 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Baton Rouge

White
36.6% (82,419)
African American
54.8% (123,580)
American Indian
0.2% (348)
Asian
3.2% (7,264)
Hawaiian
0.0% (90)
Other
0.1% (309)
Two Or More
1.4% (3,043)
Hispanic
3.7% (8,309)
Race Baton Rouge LA USA
White 36.6% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 54.8% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.2% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.7% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
11.8% (2,660,319)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (1,559,452)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.9% (2,912,475)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (2,783,490)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (2,910,360)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (3,392,469)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.6% (1,937,156)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (2,349,222)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (907,918)
$200,000 or more
5.0% (1,123,334)
Income Baton Rouge LA USA
Less than $10,000 11.8% 962.4% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 624.0% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.9% 1219.6% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 1066.4% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 1291.8% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 1620.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.6% 1086.1% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 1228.6% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 472.0% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 5.0% 429.0% 697.9%

Gender in Baton Rouge

Female
52.4% (118,016)
Male
47.6% (107,346)
Gender Baton Rouge LA USA
Female 52.4% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Baton Rouge for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (6,760)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (18,028)
High School / GED
27.0% (60,847)
Some College
23.0% (51,833)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (11,268)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (42,818)
Master's Degree
9.0% (20,282)
Professional Degree
3.0% (6,760)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (6,760)
Education Baton Rouge LA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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