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Baton Rouge Louisiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Baton Rouge Louisiana metro area was $54,774 in 2015, the latest figures available. Baton Rouge median household income is $9,047 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $1,001 less than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including Baton Rouge median household income) will be released in September of 2017. Median family and per capita income for Baton Rouge are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Baton Rouge Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Louisiana $45,727 +2.51% +3.15%
Baton Rouge $54,774 +5.03% +5.52%

Trends in Baton Rouge, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $54,774, the median household income for Baton rouge was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Household Income: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Baton Rouge

Date US Louisiana Baton Rouge
2015 $55,775 $45,727 $54,774
2014 $53,719 $44,606 $52,151
2013 $53,166 $44,939 $52,031
2012 $53,031 $44,332 $51,911
2011 $53,223 $43,983 $51,051
2010 $54,405 $46,207 $52,500
2009 $55,478 $46,940 $52,819
2008 $57,276 $48,143 $53,381
2007 $58,003 $46,784 $51,052
2006 $56,957 $46,243 $50,401
2005 $56,122 $44,577 $49,644

Baton Rouge Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Baton Rouge was $70,649 in 2015. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, Baton Rouge median family income is $11,685 higher. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for Baton Rouge will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for Baton Rouge Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Louisiana $58,964 +4.11% +5.66%
Baton Rouge $70,649 +6.96% +9.88%

Trends in Baton Rouge, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $70,649, the median family income for Baton rouge was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2015.

Real Median Family Income: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Baton Rouge

Date US Louisiana Baton Rouge
2015 $68,260 $58,964 $70,649
2014 $65,986 $56,638 $66,052
2013 $65,153 $56,851 $63,587
2012 $64,548 $55,806 $64,295
2011 $64,766 $56,489 $67,285
2010 $65,888 $57,025 $66,083
2009 $67,476 $59,020 $66,839
2008 $69,756 $59,405 $66,294
2007 $69,929 $57,988 $65,423
2006 $68,801 $56,734 $63,085
2005 $67,761 $55,501 $64,817

Baton Rouge Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Baton Rouge was $28,215 in 2015. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, Baton Rouge median per capita income is $2,759 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for Baton Rouge will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for Baton Rouge Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Louisiana $25,456 +2.53% +3.61%
Baton Rouge $28,215 +5.22% +5.47%

Trends in Baton Rouge, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Baton rouge is $28,215. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $28,560 and is now $345 (1.21%) lower. From a post peak low of $25,317 in 2011, real per capita income for Baton rouge has now grown by $2,898 (11.45%).

Real Per Capita Income: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Baton Rouge

Date US Louisiana Baton Rouge
2015 $29,979 $25,456 $28,215
2014 $28,922 $24,829 $26,814
2013 $28,678 $25,128 $27,860
2012 $28,202 $24,569 $26,751
2011 $28,147 $24,115 $25,317
2010 $28,329 $24,853 $26,951
2009 $29,174 $25,374 $27,243
2008 $30,371 $25,655 $28,560
2007 $30,508 $25,073 $26,744
2006 $29,703 $23,943 $25,657
2005 $30,384 $24,676 $26,390