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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 $60,746 in 2019, the latest figures available. Baton Rouge median household income is $9,673 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $4,966 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Baton Rouge median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Baton Rouge are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Baton Rouge Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Louisiana $51,073 +4.72% +6.19%
Baton Rouge $60,746 +3.15% +8.63%

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

At $60,746, the median household income for Baton rouge was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Baton Rouge

Date US Louisiana Baton Rouge
2019 $65,712 $51,073 $60,746
2018 $63,059 $48,773 $58,891
2017 $62,927 $48,126 $59,866
2016 $61,383 $48,097 $55,918
2015 $60,187 $49,344 $59,107
2014 $58,001 $48,162 $56,308
2013 $57,437 $48,548 $56,210
2012 $57,307 $47,906 $56,097
2011 $57,531 $47,543 $55,183
2010 $58,809 $49,947 $56,750
2009 $59,988 $50,756 $57,113

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Baton Rouge Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Baton Rouge was $79,297 in 2019. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, Baton Rouge median family income is $14,192 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Baton Rouge will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Baton Rouge Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Louisiana $65,105 +3.39% +6.30%
Baton Rouge $79,297 +4.03% +9.75%

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

At $79,297, the median family income for Baton rouge was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Baton Rouge

Date US Louisiana Baton Rouge
2019 $80,944 $65,105 $79,297
2018 $77,786 $62,968 $76,226
2017 $77,064 $63,108 $76,132
2016 $75,707 $61,248 $72,254
2015 $73,660 $63,629 $76,238
2014 $71,246 $61,153 $71,317
2013 $70,386 $61,417 $68,695
2012 $69,752 $60,306 $69,479
2011 $70,009 $61,062 $72,732
2010 $71,221 $61,641 $71,432
2009 $72,962 $63,818 $72,272

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Baton Rouge Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Baton Rouge was $31,571 in 2019. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, Baton Rouge median per capita income is $2,909 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Baton Rouge will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Baton Rouge Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Louisiana $28,662 +3.22% +4.83%
Baton Rouge $31,571 -2.71% +2.09%

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

The current per capita income for Baton rouge is $31,571. Real per capita income peaked in 2018 at $32,451 and is now $880 (2.71%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Baton Rouge

Date US Louisiana Baton Rouge
2019 $35,672 $28,662 $31,571
2018 $34,444 $27,768 $32,451
2017 $33,788 $26,996 $30,112
2016 $33,163 $27,341 $30,924
2015 $32,351 $27,470 $30,447
2014 $31,228 $26,808 $28,951
2013 $30,982 $27,146 $30,098
2012 $30,476 $26,550 $28,907
2011 $30,425 $26,067 $27,367
2010 $30,622 $26,865 $29,133
2009 $31,545 $27,436 $29,457

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