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Economy in Louisiana

Louisiana has an unemployment rate of 4.8%. The US average is 3.9%.

Louisiana has seen the job market increase by 0.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 22.4%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Louisiana
- The Sales Tax Rate for Louisiana is 9.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Louisiana 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 Louisiana
- The average income of a Louisiana resident is $24,775 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Louisiana resident is $44,991 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYLouisiana, LouisianaUnited States
  5.2%3.7%
  0.9%1.6%
  22.4%33.5%
  4.5%6.2%
  6.0%4.6%
  $26,205$31,177
  $46,710$57,652
  $60,064$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.1%1.3%
  3.6%0.6%
  8.0%6.2%
  7.9%10.4%
  2.6%2.7%
  11.6%11.6%
  4.1%4.1%
  1.1%0.9%
  1.6%2.1%
  3.4%4.7%
  1.7%1.9%
  5.3%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.5%4.3%
  9.1%9.3%
  14.2%13.8%
  2.3%2.2%
  8.0%7.4%
  5.2%4.9%
  5.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Louisiana    28 Reviews
    Personal Experience While Living in Sienna Plantat - 2/6/2015
    In regards to crime, schools, and some of the management while living there (it being a master planned community in an extraterritorial jurisdiction of Missouri City), I... Read More

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    Small town. .but making a comeback ! - 10/24/2012
    Lake Charles promises great prosperity in future years. .suffering economically like most smaller cities, there are big plans for future growth in industry and... Read More

    So sad for the people - 7/3/2012
    I have lived in Louisiana all my life and never in the past considered leaving. It was the state I was born in. I had hope in this governor that we elected. Bur it... Read More


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