Major Industries in the 10 Parish New Orleans Market

The major industries in the 10 parish area are hotel, health care and retail, but manufacturing is still number four on the list. The table below shows the average number of people employed in the industry and the employment as a percent of total employment.

 Major Industries in the 10 Parish Area

AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT

EMPLOYMENT
PERCENTAGE

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 847 0.15%
Mining 8,513 1.51%
Utilities 4,617 0.82%
Construction 36,829 6.53%
Manufacturing 43,004 7.62%
Wholesale trade 25,719 4.56%
Retail trade 67,852 12.03%
Transportation and warehousing 28,004 4.96%
Information 10,408 1.84%
Finance and insurance 19,407 3.44%
Real estate and rental and leasing 9,414 1.67%
Professional and technical services 29,467 5.22%
Management of companies and enterprises 7,751 1.37%
Administrative and waste services 36,954 6.55%
Educational services 45,834 8.12%
Health care and social assistance 70,914 12.57%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 13,832 2.45%
Accommodation and food services 59,545 10.56%
Other services, except public administration 15,060 2.67%
Public administration 28,690 5.09%
10 PARISH REGION TOP 10 564,120

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