Baton Rouge SnackAbility

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

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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
228,694
Unemployment
8.8%
Poverty
26.1%
Median Home
$158,400
Median Income
$39,969
Median Rent
$797

1 Reviews & Comments About Baton Rouge

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

08/05/2018

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
2016 228,694 -0.2%
2015 229,186 -0.1%
2014 229,353 -0.0%
2013 229,400 0.1%
2012 229,174 0.0%
2011 229,169 0.0%
2010 229,158 -

Crime in Baton Rouge Per 100k

Crime Baton Rouge LA USA
Violent Crime 1026.8 557.0 382.9
Murder 38.3 12.4 5.3
Robbery 381.7 114.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 562.9 390.3 248.9
Property Crime 5594.0 3366.8 2362.0
Burglary 1418.6 731.5 430.4
Larceny 3739.6 2401.3 1694.0
Car Theft 435.8 234.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Baton Rouge

White
36.6% (83,715)
African American
54.9% (125,614)
American Indian
0.2% (438)
Asian
3.6% (8,206)
Hawaiian
0.0% (28)
Other
0.2% (505)
Two Or More
1.3% (3,001)
Hispanic
3.1% (7,187)
Race Baton Rouge LA USA
White 36.6% 59.3% 60.6%
African American 54.9% 31.9% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.6% 1.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.6% 2.5%
Hispanic 3.1% 4.8% 17.3%

Household Income For Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
13.3% (30,416)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.5% (17,152)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.3% (30,416)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (26,299)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (32,245)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.2% (34,761)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.2% (18,752)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.0% (20,582)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (8,461)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (10,062)
Income Baton Rouge LA USA
Less than $10,000 13.3% 10.1% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.5% 6.7% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.3% 12.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 10.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 13.3% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.2% 16.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 10.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.0% 11.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 4.1% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 3.7% 5.7%

Gender in Baton Rouge

Female
52.3% (119,713)
Male
47.7% (108,980)
Gender Baton Rouge LA USA
Female 52.3% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.9% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.6% (8,223)
9-12th Grade
8.8% (20,045)
High School / GED
27.6% (63,177)
Some College
22.7% (51,950)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (11,363)
Bachelor's Degree
19.1% (43,625)
Master's Degree
8.2% (18,667)
Professional Degree
2.5% (5,815)
Doctorate Degree
2.5% (5,825)
Education Baton Rouge LA USA
< 9th Grade 3.6% 5.6% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 8.8% 10.6% 7.4%
High School / GED 27.6% 33.9% 27.5%
Some College 22.7% 21.3% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 5.7% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 19.1% 15.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 8.2% 5.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 2.5% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.5% 1.0% 1.3%

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