Latest Data (2016)
Population 227,715
Nationwide Rank 97

Quick Facts

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is the 97th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a city.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is currently 0.8% 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 In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
87 Reno, Nevada 245,255 33.3%
88 Norfolk, Virginia 245,115 4.6%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 242,203 19.7%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 238,702 102.3%
91 Irving, Texas 238,289 24.1%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 237,940 18.8%
93 Gilbert, Arizona 237,133 102.1%
94 Hialeah, Florida 236,387 4.5%
95 Garland, Texas 234,943 8.7%
96 Fremont, California 233,136 14.1%
97 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 227,715 -0.2%
98 Richmond, Virginia 223,170 12.8%
99 Boise City, Idaho 223,154 14.0%
100 San Bernardino, California 216,239 14.4%
101 Spokane, Washington 215,973 9.6%
102 Des Moines, Iowa 215,472 7.9%
103 Modesto, California 212,175 11.5%
104 Birmingham, Alabama 212,157 -12.3%
105 Tacoma, Washington 211,277 8.9%
106 Fontana, California 209,665 42.8%
107 Rochester, New York 208,880 -4.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Louisiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
49 New Orleans 391,495 -19.0%
97 Baton Rouge 227,715 -0.2%
122 Shreveport 194,920 -2.8%
215 Lafayette 127,626 14.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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