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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Social Statistics

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school77,749100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,9616.4
Kindergarten3,5154.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)25,16532.4
High school (grades 9-12)12,55216.1
College or graduate school31,55640.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over132,639100.0
Less than 9th grade7,7215.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,61914.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)31,11123.5
Some college, no degree29,80622.5
Associate degree3,3122.5
Bachelor's degree25,14619.0
Graduate or professional degree16,92412.8
Percent high school graduate or higher80.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over181,650100.0
Never married71,45039.3
Now married, except separated73,76340.6
Separated5,0302.8
Widowed13,1387.2
Female
10,8606.0
Divorced18,26910.1
Female
11,1756.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,335100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,97947.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over172,131100.0
Civilian veterans18,21910.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years58,503100.0
With a disability6,31610.8
Population 21 to 64 years125,264100.0
With a disability26,34521.0
Percent employed
54.5(X)
No disability98,91979.0
Percent employed
73.7(X)
Population 65 years and over25,040100.0
With a disability11,17644.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over212,357100.0
Same house in 1995105,81049.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995101,81147.9
Same county
63,06129.7
Different county
38,75018.2
Same state
24,40811.5
Different state
14,3426.8
Elsewhere in 19954,7362.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population227,920100.0
Native217,92795.6
Born in United States
216,76795.1
State of residence
174,82676.7
Different state
41,94118.4
Born outside United States
1,1600.5
Foreign born9,9934.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,5942.5
Naturalized citizen
3,5691.6
Not a citizen
6,4242.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9,993100.0
Europe1,52815.3
Asia5,04050.4
Africa9019.0
Oceania720.7
Latin America2,19021.9
Northern America2622.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over212,357100.0
English only193,77491.2
Language other than English18,5838.8
Speak English less than 'very well
6,7853.2
Spanish
5,6522.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3131.1
Other Indo-European languages
7,1353.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6740.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,3622.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3581.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population227,920100.0

Total ancestries reported

215,92394.7
Arab1,4660.6
Czech13250.1
Danish3040.1
Dutch1,0390.5
English14,4616.3
French (except Basque)120,3568.9
French Canadian14,3991.9
German14,2056.2
Greek3260.1
Hungarian2440.1
Irish113,0815.7
Italian8,8403.9
Lithuanian1000.0
Norwegian6330.3
Polish1,2130.5
Portuguese740.0
Russian3240.1
Scotch-Irish3,8431.7
Scottish2,5181.1
Slovak760.0
Subsaharan African4,0661.8
Swedish6810.3
Swiss2990.1
Ukrainian1250.1
United States or American9,5834.2
Welsh5430.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2590.1
Other ancestries112,54049.4
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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