19.1% Poverty Rate in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Poverty Rate in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

How does the Poverty Rate in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana compare to other counties in Louisiana?

Louisiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

19.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States is 19.2%.

17.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 17.4%.

Poverty Rate for residents of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 412,439 residents of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States, 79,229 (19.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 4,254 (17.4%) of 24,402 residents of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

The Poverty Rate in East Baton Rouge Parish is 19.1%.
East Baton Rouge Parish is in Louisiana.
Louisiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Baker 20.5%

13,496

Baton Rouge 26.0%

219,643

Brownfields 18.9%

5,028

Central 7.2%

28,389

Gardere 28.8%

11,209

Inniswold 5.9%

6,772

Merrydale 23.3%

9,001

Monticello 2.9%

4,689

Oak Hills Place 9.4%

8,980

Old Jefferson 6.2%

8,283

Shenandoah 9.7%

20,401

Village St. George 4.2%

6,787

Westminster 11.8%

3,063

Zachary 7.4%

16,757

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2018 Louisiana Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Louisiana in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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