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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
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  23.76%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  7.23%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  11.94%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  9.58%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  7.83%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  6.41%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  7.56%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  8.77%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  8.79%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  3.48%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  4.65%5.03%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  11.79%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  3.86%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.89%1.67%
  Legal  0.73%1.16%
  Education, library  8.27%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.00%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  5.48%5.67%
  Healthcare support  6.54%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.01%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  10.51%5.76%
  Building maintenance  3.19%4.01%
  Personal care  0.17%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  21.19%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  1.12%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  20.35%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  3.91%12.09%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
New Orleans, could become a great place
I grew up in New Orleans, and visit very often, its difficult to understand how leaders in that city are able to snowball its citizens so easily, I mean really do... (read more)
Climate isn't just weather
Keep in mind that New Orleans' subtropical climate doesn't just mean it's ridiculously hot (which it is), but also that bugs, especially mosquitos and roaches, love it... (read more)
Education
The educational system and the children it is supppsed to serve are for sale in New Orleans and in... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Metairie and New Orleans
Metairie is an infinitely better place to live than N.O. proper. It might be a bland suburb, but nearly all of the good schools are here as well as a much, much lower... (read more)
Crime/people
I was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana it's not the same since hurricane Katrina, the state isn't helping like it use to everybody feel like they're not... (read more)
But could you live there?
My wife and I have spent time in New Orleans every Spring for almost 30 years. The city has never been better that it is now. With the old Pol families in prison... (read more)
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