Latest Data (2017)
Population 225,374
Nationwide Rank 99

Quick Facts

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is the 99th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a city.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is currently 1.8% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 244,605 20.9%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 242,975 105.9%
91 Gilbert, Arizona 242,354 106.5%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 240,397 20.0%
93 Irving, Texas 240,373 25.2%
94 Hialeah, Florida 239,673 5.9%
95 Garland, Texas 238,002 10.1%
96 Fremont, California 234,962 15.0%
97 Richmond, Virginia 227,032 14.8%
98 Boise City, Idaho 226,570 15.8%
99 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 225,374 -1.3%
100 Des Moines, Iowa 217,521 8.9%
101 Spokane, Washington 217,108 10.2%
102 San Bernardino, California 216,995 14.8%
103 Modesto, California 214,221 12.6%
104 Tacoma, Washington 213,418 10.0%
105 Fontana, California 211,815 44.3%
106 Santa Clarita, California 210,888 35.5%
107 Birmingham, Alabama 210,710 -12.9%
108 Oxnard, California 210,037 22.3%
109 Fayetteville, North Carolina 209,889 5.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Louisiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
49 New Orleans 393,292 -18.6%
99 Baton Rouge 225,374 -1.3%
126 Shreveport 192,036 -4.2%
218 Lafayette 126,848 13.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 225,374 99
2016 227,715 97
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