The average Louisianian is taxed at a rate of 0.18% for property, a maximum of 6.00% for income and up to 5.00% for sales. Compared to the national averages Louisiana earns a score of good 👍 for property taxes, average for income taxes and poor 👎 for combined local and state sales tax. Quick links to regions of Louisiana with predicted increasing and decreasing valuations.
Review the Geographical, Political and Spiritual Attributes of Louisiana
Louisiana has approximately 4,686,157 residents. A common term for people in Louisiana is "Cajun". Within this population there are around 63,066 births and 45,049 deaths per year. Approximately 83.0% of this population speaks English exclusively. Conversely, 0.2% of this population has no verbal English skill. On average, real estate listings in Louisiana are on the market for 89 days. The Market Health Index for Louisiana is 2.16. Ascension Parish is the wealthiest of all parishes in Louisiana. The least wealthy of all parishes in Louisiana is East Carroll Parish.
Daily state facts: The top rated schools in Louisiana include Tulane University, Loyola University and Xavier University.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana employment in April 2019 was 2,099,698, unemployment was 94,772 or 4.5% of total jobs.