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East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 455.4 square miles
Population Density 966.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 445,227
Population change 1.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.5%
Under 18 22.9%
65 and over 12%
Females 52%
White 49.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.9
Asian 3.2%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 46%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 34.2%
Veterans 25,555
Households and Housing
Households 167,422
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.7%
Median household income $48,506
The per capita income $27,505
Live below the poverty line. 19.2%
housing units 189,849
Multi-unit structures 31%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $166,000
Residents owning their homes. 61.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 42,945
Women-owned firms 28.7%
Asian-owned firms 2.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.5%
Black-owned firms 26.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $7,043,044
Retail sales per capita $16,353
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $7,860,127