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 "Louisianian". 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: Louisiana does not have counties. Instead they have parishes, which essentially serve the same purpose as counties in other states.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana employment in August 2020 was 2,103,973, unemployment was 160,644 or 7.6% of total jobs.