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2018 Louisiana State Fact Sheet


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   Quick Facts:
  • In 2018, there were over 461 thousand businesses in Louisiana, of which more than 141 thousand were minority-owned firms.

  • Minority-owned firms in Louisiana employed over 110 thousand people in 2018.

  • Minority-owned firms represented 31.6% of all firms located in the state.

  • The number of minorityowned firms in Louisiana increased 4.2% between 2017 and 2018.