Business Climate & Data
The Baton Rouge Area is booming. In 2015, four of the region’s nine parishes experienced more job growth and announced more projects than they had in a decade. The Baton Rouge MSA has achieved record levels of employment, surpassing 415,000 jobs. This unprecedented job growth is occurring in diverse industries – construction, manufacturing, software design and business services, to name a few – during the greatest period of job growth and economic expansion in the last 20 years.