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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%.

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
  Unemployment Rate4.8%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth0.9%1.6%
  Future Job Growth22.4%33.5%
  Sales Taxes9.3%7.3%
  Income Taxes0.060.046
  Income per Cap.$26,205$31,177
  Household Income$46,710$57,652
  Family Median Income$60,064$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1.1%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction3.6%0.6%
  Construction8.0%6.2%
  Manufacturing7.9%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.6%2.7%
  Retail trade11.6%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.1%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.6%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.4%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.7%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services5.3%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.5%4.3%
  Educational services9.1%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance14.2%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.3%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.0%7.4%
  Other services5.2%4.9%
  Public administration5.5%4.8%
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