Central SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
5

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Central, Louisiana Info Snack

Central is the thirteenth-largest city in the U.S. state of Louisiana. It is the second largest city in East Baton Rouge Parish. Central became the state's newest city in April 2005. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population of Central was 26,864 as of the 2010 census.
Population
28,462
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
7.2%
Median Home
$194,300
Median Income
$73,301
Median Rent
$803

Rankings for Central in Louisiana

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3

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4

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6

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Population 1,869

Map Of Central, LA

Population over time in Central

Year Population % Change
2017 28,462 1.6%
2016 28,017 0.9%
2015 27,768 1.0%
2014 27,505 1.0%
2013 27,224 0.7%
2012 27,035 0.7%
2011 26,855 -0.1%
2010 26,887 -

Race / Ethnicity in Central

White
85.7% (24,402)
African American
10.3% (2,928)
American Indian
0.1% (26)
Asian
0.6% (184)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.0% (295)
Hispanic
2.2% (627)
Race Central LA USA
White 85.7% 59.0% 61.5%
African American 10.3% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 1.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.2% 5.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Central, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
3.2% (91,078)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.9% (54,077)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.0% (256,158)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.6% (273,235)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.1% (287,466)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (500,931)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.3% (435,468)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.9% (594,855)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.1% (230,542)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (122,386)
Income Central LA USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 10.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.0% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.6% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.1% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.3% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.9% 12.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.1% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 4.0% 6.3%

Gender in Central

Female
51.0% (14,503)
Male
49.0% (13,958)
Gender Central LA USA
Female 51.0% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Central for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.1% (611)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,409)
High School / GED
38.3% (10,890)
Some College
25.0% (7,104)
Associate's Degree
5.9% (1,688)
Bachelor's Degree
17.3% (4,932)
Master's Degree
4.5% (1,273)
Professional Degree
1.6% (465)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (86)
Education Central LA USA
< 9th Grade 2.1% 5.4% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 10.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 38.3% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 25.0% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.9% 5.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 17.3% 15.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.5% 5.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.6% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.0% 1.4%

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