New Orleans, Louisiana 

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Economy in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans has an unemployment rate of 6.8%. The US average is 5.2%.

New Orleans has seen the job market increase by 1.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.5%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for New Orleans
- The Sales Tax Rate for New Orleans is 10.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for New Orleans is 4.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

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

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  ECONOMYNew Orleans, LouisianaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate6.8%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth1.2%1.6%
  Future Job Growth35.5%38.0%
  Sales Taxes10.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.040.046
  Income per Cap.$27,255$28,555
  Household Income$36,964$53,482
  Family Median Income$48,381$65,443
  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%
  Utilities00
  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    77 Reviews
    Hell - 4/7/2018
    I ended up on a site that provided reviews of the city of Jacksonville and it sounds like a very potential nightmare. A bit Tulsa meets the worse part of New Orleans. It... Read More

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    RELIGION - 10/9/2015
    NEW ORLEANS, LA HAS A CHURCH ON ALMOST EVERY BLOCK! WE HAVE VARIOUS RELIGIONS. CATHOLIC,BAPTIST,PROSTESTANT,NON-DENOMINATIONAL,ETC. WE ARE A PART OF THE SOUTH AND WE... Read More

    Metairie and New Orleans - 8/18/2015
    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


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