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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in New Orleans, Louisiana, is 6.80%, with job growth of 1.15%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.50%.

New Orleans, Louisiana Taxes
New Orleans, Louisiana,sales tax rate is 10.00%. Income tax is 4.00%.

New Orleans, Louisiana Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $27,255, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $36,964.


  ECONOMYNew Orleans, LouisianaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.80%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  1.15%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  35.50%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  10.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  4.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $27,255$28,555
  Household Income  $36,964$53,482
  Family Median Income  $48,381$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.38%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.90%0.61%
  Construction  5.39%6.19%
  Manufacturing  3.99%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  1.78%2.72%
  Retail trade  9.46%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.01%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.11%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  2.79%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.15%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  8.17%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.03%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.24%4.27%
  Educational services  12.14%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  14.06%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  4.06%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  13.42%7.44%
  Other services  4.93%4.94%
  Public administration  5.09%4.80%
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  10/9/2015
RELIGION

NEW ORLEANS, LA HAS A CHURCH ON ALMOST EVERY BLOCK! WE HAVE VARIOUS RELIGIONS. CATHOLIC,BAPTIST,PROSTESTANT,NON-DENOMINATIONAL,ETC. WE ARE A PART OF THE SOUTH AND WE... (Read More)

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  8/18/2015
Metairie and New Orleans

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  7/17/2015
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