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Economy in New Orleans, Louisiana

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EconomyNew Orleans, LAUnited States
Unemployment Rate7.90%8.60%
Recent Job Growth-1.45%0.35%
Future Job Growth29.20%32.10%
Sales Taxes9.00%5.00%
Income Taxes4.00%4.70%
Income per Cap.$24,433$26,154
Household Income$36,643$50,935
Income Less Than 15K21.93%12.37%
Income between 15K and 25K14.56%10.53%
Income between 25K and 35K11.67%10.88%
Income between 35K and 50K15.39%15.37%
Income between 50K and 75K14.89%20.14%
Income between 75K and 100K8.41%12.41%
Income between 100K and 150K7.29%11.27%
Income between 150K and 250K3.85%5.01%
Income between 250K and 500K1.85%1.86%
Income greater than 500K0.16%0.16%
Management, Business, and Financial Operations11.79%14.04%
Professional and Related Occupations26.45%20.61%
Sales and Office25.45%26.75%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.16%0.70%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance6.40%9.42%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving9.41%14.05%

Median Household Income

The unemployment rate in New Orleans, LA, is 7.90%, with job growth of -1.45%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.20%.

New Orleans, LA Taxes

New Orleans, LA,sales tax rate is 9.00%. Income tax is 4.00%.

New Orleans, LA Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $24,433, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $36,643.

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