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Cities & States

New Orleans
Population: 357,013
 
Baton Rouge
Population: 229,400
 
Shreveport
Population: 200,715
 
Metairie
Population: 139,279
 
Lafayette
Population: 122,009
 
Lake Charles
Population: 72,826
 
Kenner
Population: 66,820
 
Bossier City
Population: 63,606
 
Monroe
Population: 49,398
 
Alexandria
Population: 47,938
 

East Baton Rouge Parish
Population: 441,901
 
Jefferson Parish
Population: 433,477
 
Orleans Parish
Population: 357,013
 
Caddo Parish
Population: 255,551
 
St. Tammany Parish
Population: 236,832
 
Lafayette Parish
Population: 224,719
 
Calcasieu Parish
Population: 193,528
 
Ouachita Parish
Population: 154,641
 
Rapides Parish
Population: 132,034
 
Livingston Parish
Population: 130,192
 

Louisiana

Louisiana Employment Profile

Located in the Bureau of Labor Statistics Southwest region, Louisiana’s economy has historically depended on natural resource extraction and processing, with an emphasis on oil and gas extraction and refining industries. While these industries continue as a significant share of the state’s economy, Louisiana is focused on attracting additional capacity for extraction and processing, new manufacturing plants, and professional and technical employers, thereby diversifying the labor market and adding high-wage and skilled workers. (Source: Louisiana Workforce Commission)

Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by health care and social assistance; retail trade; accommodation and food services; and construction, respectively.

The largest employers in the state (as of June 2014) include the State of Louisiana, Louisiana State University System, Ochsner Health System, University of Louisiana System, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Willis Knighton Health System, Hilton-New Orleans Riverside, Lafayette Medical Center, Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center, and Tulane University. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2013*)


Based on 2000, 2010 and 2013* U.S. Census data
2.17% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2013’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

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