Latest Data (2015)
Population 228,590
Nationwide Rank 97

Quick Facts

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is the 97th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a city.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
91 Garland, Texas 9.6%
92 Scottsdale, Arizona 15.9%
93 Irving, Texas 23.2%
94 Chesapeake, Virginia 17.5%
95 North Las Vegas, Nevada 99.0%
96 Fremont, California 13.6%
97 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 0.1%
98 Richmond, Virginia 11.4%
99 Boise City, Idaho 11.6%
100 San Bernardino, California 14.3%
101 Spokane, Washington 8.3%
102 Birmingham, Alabama -12.2%
103 Modesto, California 11.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 228,590 97
2014 228,895 96
2013 229,426 93
2012 230,058 90
2011 228,976 88
2010 229,493 85
2009 225,388 88
2008 224,983 85
2007 226,683 84
2006 229,947 81
2005 221,997 84
2004 223,988 81
2003 224,152 80
2002 224,512 80
2001 226,622 80
2000 228,350 76
1990 222,342 72
1980 219,419 62
1970 165,963 83
1960 152,419 81
1950 125,629 82