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Baton Rouge

Population: 220,236

Median Household Income: $ 44,470

Persons in poverty: 24.8 %

High school graduate: 88 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.2 %

Persons without health insurance: 11.1 %

Households: 87,733

Number of Companies: 25,952

Men owned firms: 12,896

Women owned firms: 463

Veterans: 9,648

Baton Rouge is the capital city of the U.S. state of Louisiana. On the eastern bank of the Mississippi River, it is the parish seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the most-populous parish in Louisiana. Since 2020, the city of Baton Rouge has been the 99th-most-populous city in the United States, and second-largest city in Louisiana after Orleans.

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