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Economy in New Orleans, Louisiana

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EconomyNew Orleans, LAUnited States
Unemployment Rate5.10%6.30%
Recent Job Growth2.03%1.18%
Future Job Growth39.00%36.10%
Sales Taxes9.00%6.00%
Income Taxes4.00%4.72%
Income per Cap.$26,131$28,051
Household Income$36,681$53,046
Family Median Income$46,298$64,585
Income Less Than 15K23.23%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K7.58%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K12.31%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K9.57%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K8.62%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K6.75%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K7.68%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K8.63%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K8.38%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K3.12%4.78%
Income greater than 200K4.14%4.64%
Management, business, finance12.89%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science4.44%5.24%
Community, social services2.03%1.66%
Education, library8.00%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment3.01%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology6.27%5.49%
Healthcare support2.52%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement3.09%2.24%
Food preparation, serving9.21%5.61%
Building maintenance4.49%3.97%
Personal care3.72%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support20.99%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.24%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair7.52%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving8.61%12.10%

The unemployment rate in New Orleans, LA, is 5.10%, with job growth of 2.03%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.00%.

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 $26,131, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $36,681.

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