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Government Employers in Baton Rouge, LA
City of Baton
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The capital of the
Louisiana, Baton Rouge is the 2nd-largest city in the state with
a metropolitan-area population of more than 802,000. Located
along the Mississippi River, the Port of Baton Rouge is
the 9th largest in the U.S. and is the farthest
upstream port on the river capable of handling ocean-going
tankers and cargo carriers.
From a past
traditional economy focused on the petrochemical and gas
industries, Baton Rouge has successfully diversified over the
years into a center for finance, healthcare, education,
manufacturing, R&D, renewable technologies, transportation,
construction, and distribution.
Due in part to a strong economy, notable in the
face of the 2008 recession and its aftermath, Baton Rouge was
ranked as one of the "Top 10 Places for Young Adults" in 2010 by
Portfolio Magazine, as well as one of the top 20 cities in North
America for economic strength by Brookings.
Home of Louisiana State University, visitors and
residents alike find in Baton Rouge all of the amenities of a
big city with the charm and character of a small town. From some
of the best food in the country, to unique music and world class
outdoor sports, Baton Rouge has something to please
information on the local economy and key employers...
Wikipedia: Baton Rouge Economy.