What is the current population of Baton Rouge?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Baton Rouge is 220,236. Baton Rouge, Louisiana is the 100th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Baton Rouge?

The peak population of Baton Rouge was in 2010, when its population was 229,493. In 2010, Baton Rouge was the 85th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 100th largest city in the US. Baton Rouge is currently 4.0% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Baton Rouge shrinking?

Baton Rouge has shrunk 3.5% since the year 2000. Baton Rouge, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Baton Rouge, Louisiana in?

Baton Rouge is located entirely in East Baton Rouge Parish.

What is the population density of Baton Rouge, Louisiana?

Baton Rouge has a population density of 2,982.5 people per square mile.

What is the size of Baton Rouge, Louisiana in square miles?

Baton Rouge has an area of 77.0 square miles. Baton Rouge is the 3rd largest city, by area, in Louisiana.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 220,236 100
2018 221,599 99
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
90 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 247,945 22.6%
91 Chesapeake, Virginia 244,835 22.2%
92 Norfolk, Virginia 242,742 3.6%
93 Fremont, California 241,110 18.0%
94 Garland, Texas 239,928 11.0%
95 Irving, Texas 239,798 24.9%
96 Hialeah, Florida 233,339 3.1%
97 Richmond, Virginia 230,436 16.5%
98 Boise City, Idaho 228,959 17.0%
99 Spokane, Washington 222,081 12.7%
100 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 220,236 -3.5%
101 Tacoma, Washington 217,827 12.3%
102 San Bernardino, California 215,784 14.1%
103 Modesto, California 215,196 13.1%
104 Fontana, California 214,547 46.2%
105 Des Moines, Iowa 214,237 7.3%
106 Moreno Valley, California 213,055 48.7%
107 Santa Clarita, California 212,979 36.8%
108 Fayetteville, North Carolina 211,657 6.1%
109 Birmingham, Alabama 209,403 -13.4%
110 Oxnard, California 208,881 21.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Louisiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
50 New Orleans 390,144 -19.3%
100 Baton Rouge 220,236 -3.5%
135 Shreveport 187,112 -6.7%
219 Lafayette 126,185 12.7%

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