New Orleans, Louisiana 

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Economy in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans has an unemployment rate of 5.3%. The US average is 3.7%.

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
  5.3%3.7%
  1.4%1.6%
  25.1%33.5%
  9.5%6.2%
  6.0%4.6%
  $29,275$31,177
  $38,721$57,652
  $54,339$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.4%1.3%
  0.9%0.6%
  5.4%6.2%
  4.0%10.4%
  1.8%2.7%
  9.5%11.6%
  4.0%4.1%
  0.9%0.9%
  2.1%2.1%
  2.8%4.7%
  2.1%1.9%
  8.2%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  4.2%4.3%
  12.1%9.3%
  14.1%13.8%
  4.1%2.2%
  13.4%7.4%
  4.9%4.9%
  5.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for New Orleans    82 Reviews
    Most Friendly, Positive City I’ve Ever Lived In! - 9/24/2020
    I’ve lived here for four years and plan to stay forever. What it lacks in infrastructure and weather, it makes up for with a sense of adventure, community, a... Read More

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    not bad - 12/21/2019
    alright well, i dont know the city well, but here are some of my impressions. i had just come from ny, so i was used to people being very rude, so needless to say, new... Read More

    Thoughts in Alabama - 8/22/2019
    Sadly, the reviews here about the dangerous police, dangerous crime, corruption of public officials, bad race relations, bottom of the barrel education, and absence of a... Read More


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