Metairie, Louisiana 

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Economy in Metairie, Louisiana

Metairie has an unemployment rate of 4.3%. The US average is 3.9%.

Metairie has seen the job market increase by 1.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 25.0%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Metairie
- The Sales Tax Rate for Metairie is 9.2%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Metairie is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Metairie
- The average income of a Metairie resident is $32,849 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Metairie resident is $51,808 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYMetairie, LouisianaUnited States
  4.5%3.7%
  1.3%1.6%
  25.0%33.5%
  9.2%6.2%
  6.0%4.6%
  $35,117$31,177
  $55,221$57,652
  $75,852$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.3%1.3%
  1.1%0.6%
  9.2%6.2%
  4.5%10.4%
  3.5%2.7%
  12.1%11.6%
  4.6%4.1%
  0.6%0.9%
  1.7%2.1%
  5.0%4.7%
  2.5%1.9%
  8.9%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  4.4%4.3%
  7.8%9.3%
  11.4%13.8%
  2.6%2.2%
  10.2%7.4%
  5.1%4.9%
  4.4%4.8%
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    Reviews for Metairie    11 Reviews
    Visit - 7/24/2012
    I've been to Metairie a few times on bisiness, but I can't wait to go back and stay for a while. Lovely town nice people, lovely places. Lots to do. I recommend it... Read More

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    New Orleans, suburbs to the west; general comments - 8/18/2010
    For Metairie, & New Orleans in general: Briefly, as a Geologist who has lived here for 30+ years, my view of the outlook for the New Orleans area is decidedly gloomy. ... Read More

    An Accurate View Of Metairie. - 4/23/2009
    Metairie is not a city in the strictest terms. It’s a developed unincorporated area of Jefferson Parish that’s inextricably linked to the Metro New Orleans Area. Metaire... Read More


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