Top Employers in St. Tammany Parish

St. Tammany Parish Population

2005 Population
2010 Population
2015 Projected Population
2030 Projected Population

Age of Population of St. Tammany

Under 19 28.6%
20 to 44 31.8%
45 to 64 28.0%
65+ 11.6%

Growth Industries in Louisiana

St. Tammany has experienced economic diversification and growth in numerous industries. These six industries are perfectly poised in St. Tammany for significant growth.

Employment Percentage Breakdown of St. Tammany

This state has been home to the nation’s best state workforce training program five years running


Louisiana Employment

Louisiana’s private sector employment levels have OUTPERFORMED both the South and the nation since 2008. Louisiana had 5.6 percent more private sector jobs in December 2014 than it had in January 2008, whereas the South and the U.S. experienced increases of 3.2 percent and 2.3 percent respectively.

LOUISIANA SOUTH UNITED STATES Total private-sector employment, seasonally-adjusted employment (100 = January 2008)

*According to Louisiana Economic Development

Next Generation Digital Media/ Software

St. Tammany is positioned to capitalize on the growing digital media and software boom in the U.S.

Significant Contributors to the Louisiana Economy

Louisiana Vs. U.S GDP

Louisiana’s real GDP growth since 2007 was 8.8 percent, outpacing both the South (6.4 percent) and the US (4.7 percent).

Louisiana GDP
South GDP

Transportation Advantage

In 2014, this state was ranked No. 1 for Export Performance


Louisiana has a major competitive advantage over many other states due to the wide range of transportation options available.

This state is one of only two in the nation and the only one in the South where all six Class 1 railways connect.


Overall Growth of St. Tammany Parish from 1Q15

Residential Building Permits Growth from 4Q14

Commercial Building Permits Growth from 1Q14

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