Baton Rouge, Louisiana Opportunity Zones

 
Number Of Census Tracts
71
Number Of QOZs
22
Percent Of Census Tracts
30.99%
Number Of LICS
22

Baton Rouge lies in the state of Louisiana which automatically conforms to the federal tax code as it is amended. Both the city and state have adopted the new Qualified Opportunity Zone provisions.

Out of the 71 census tracts that exist within, or partially within the city of Baton Rouge 22 have been designated eligible for Qualified Opportunity Fund investment. This represents approximately 30.99% of the census tracts in the city. Of the zones that are eligible, 22 qualify as a low-income community. This means the poverty rate was above 20%, or that the median household income was below 80% of the state or metropolitan area’s median household income.

The remaining zones qualified as contiguous, meaning they were located adjacent to an eligible tract, and the median household income did not exceed 125% of that eligible tract. Baton Rouge lies in the state of Louisiana which automatically conforms to the federal tax code as it is amended. Both the city and state have adopted the new Qualified Opportunity Zone provisions. Louisiana has 150 opportunity zones, which means Baton Rouge contains 14.67% of the Qualified Opportunity Zones that exist within the state.

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