New Orleans, Louisiana 

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Economy in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans has an unemployment rate of 4.9%. The US average is 3.9%.

New Orleans has seen the job market increase by 1.4% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 25.1%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for New Orleans
- The Sales Tax Rate for New Orleans is 9.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for New Orleans 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 New Orleans
- The average income of a New Orleans resident is $27,255 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a New Orleans resident is $36,964 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYNew Orleans, LouisianaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate4.9%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth1.4%1.6%
  Future Job Growth25.1%33.5%
  Sales Taxes9.5%7.3%
  Income Tax6.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$29,275$31,177
  Household Income$38,721$57,652
  Family Median Income$54,339$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.4%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.9%0.6%
  Construction5.4%6.2%
  Manufacturing4.0%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.8%2.7%
  Retail trade9.5%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.0%4.1%
  Utilities0.9%0.9%
  Information2.1%2.1%
  Finance and insurance2.8%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.1%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services8.2%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.2%4.3%
  Educational services12.1%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance14.1%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation4.1%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services13.4%7.4%
  Other services4.9%4.9%
  Public administration5.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for New Orleans    81 Reviews
    Strange New Orleans - 5/13/2019
    This city is really strange i mean really strange. If you ever come here to New Orleans, LA act... Read More

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    New Orleans, corruption, filthy, cursed - 2/20/2019
    I lived in New Orleans for 7 long years and I agree with the person that said the culture there is a myth. What you encounter as a tourist and what you deal with as a... Read More

    New Orleans (a third world sewer) - 2/13/2019
    First I will say that New Orleans "culture" is a myth. Its just nonsense that people keep repeating. Unless you consider crime and drug use as a "culture". Any culture... Read More


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