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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Choose New Orleans.

New Orleans is climbing the Economic Rankings


New Orleans is the #1 Food City in America Travel + Leisure (2016)

New Orleans ranked #1 City for Creative Professionals SmartAssett (2015)

Greater New Orleans ranked #1 Brainpower City in the U.S. Forbes (2014)

New Orleans deemed #2 Best U.S. City for Culture Travel + Leisure (2016)

New Orleans is the #1 for Growth in Tech and #5 for Women in Tech Smartasset (2017)

New Orleans ranked #1 in International Tourism Growth with a 37% increase National Travel & Tourism Office (2016)

Louisiana is the Nation's 6th Most Tax-Friendly State Area Development (2016)

Leads the U.S. with 64% higher than average startups-per-capita The Data Center (2015)

Greater New Orleans is #10 for Hispanic Entrepreneurs GoodCall (2016)


New Orleans ranked #7 Destination in the U.S. for In-Migration of Millenials (2016)

Louisiana named #1 Construction Environment in the U.S. Associated Builders and Contractors (2017)


Louisiana has achieved 7 Straight Years of Net In-Migration U.S. Census Bureau (2015)

New Orleans ranked the 6th Best City for Young Entrepreneurs (2013)

New Orleans ranked #1 "Traditional City" for Population Growth in U.S. Public Square (2016)

New Orleans is the 4th Most Fun City in the U.S. -  WalletHub (2016)


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Last updated: 5/2/2017 1:13:34 PM

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