New Orleans is considered a Metropolis with a population of 1,029,123 and 43,917 businesses. 362 in 2018 were added to the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce business directory which was less than 2017 which had 385.
The economy of New Orleans employs 634,969 people and has an unemployment rate of 8.7%. Some of the largest industries in New Orleans are Professional Services (2,571),Restaurants (1,865), and Attorneys (1,493).
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