Age of Population of St. Tammany
Under 19 28.6%
20 to 44 31.8%
45 to 64 28.0%
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’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).
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.