Louisiana Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana, 15,172
County with the Most Employees: East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana, 219,994
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: Cameron Parish Louisiana, $1,607
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: West Carroll Parish Louisiana, 11.6%



Acadia Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1,1950.9% of state total
Total Employment11,7640.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66871.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade19216.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare2,31919.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places594.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,0969.3% of county employees



Allen Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses3510.3% of state total
Total Employment3,6020.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68373.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7320.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare77821.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places246.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places36410.1% of county employees



Ascension Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2,7632.2% of state total
Total Employment40,5952.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,072115.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade41915.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction8,80421.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1856.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,7649.3% of county employees



Assumption Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2810.2% of state total
Total Employment2,7600.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$82888.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4214.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade50418.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Sugarcane farming258.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1184.3% of county employees



Avoyelles Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses7570.6% of state total
Total Employment7,3110.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60665.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade15620.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,45819.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores405.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing7259.9% of county employees



Beauregard Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses6510.5% of state total
Total Employment6,3960.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$79885.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade10315.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare1,33520.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging396.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking1231.9% of county employees



Bienville Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2670.2% of state total
Total Employment3,4650.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69774.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3914.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,32138.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging197.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Logging1093.1% of county employees



Bossier Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2,7592.2% of state total
Total Employment34,7512.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71476.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade46917.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services7,63622.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2077.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,83913.9% of county employees



Caddo Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses7,0255.5% of state total
Total Employment94,6955.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80186.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade94513.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare24,00225.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places4246.0% of county businesses
Most Employees General medical and surgical hospitals9,2279.7% of county employees



Calcasieu Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses5,1124.0% of state total
Total Employment84,8125.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$942101.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade82416.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction14,20816.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3446.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7,3448.7% of county employees



Caldwell Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1770.1% of state total
Total Employment1,7150.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65169.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services2815.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare66839.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other technical consulting services158.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1398.1% of county employees



Cameron Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1500.1% of state total
Total Employment12,6790.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,607172.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3120.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction11,13587.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Industrial building construction138.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores570.4% of county employees



Catahoula Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1950.2% of state total
Total Employment1,4750.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58963.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services4523.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare34723.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other technical consulting services2814.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Home health care services15210.3% of county employees



Claiborne Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2280.2% of state total
Total Employment2,1850.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70475.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4218.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction32815.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining198.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining29013.3% of county employees



Concordia Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses3760.3% of state total
Total Employment3,8430.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61065.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8021.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade90823.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores184.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3078.0% of county employees



De Soto Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses4740.4% of state total
Total Employment5,0840.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,022109.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7916.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction97719.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for mining265.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining55010.8% of county employees



East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses15,17212.0% of state total
Total Employment219,99413.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$984105.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services2,35615.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare37,99217.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places9056.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places19,6388.9% of county employees



East Carroll Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1480.1% of state total
Total Employment1,2650.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$50854.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate10.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3825.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade21517.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming85.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places624.9% of county employees



East Feliciana Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2930.2% of state total
Total Employment2,4120.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73278.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4415.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare64026.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places155.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Offices of physicians2219.2% of county employees



Evangeline Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses5450.4% of state total
Total Employment6,4960.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67172.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade12823.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,03415.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Offices of physicians295.3% of county businesses
Most Employees General medical and surgical hospitals85813.2% of county employees



Franklin Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses3720.3% of state total
Total Employment3,2590.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$52256.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8422.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade90527.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places205.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places33410.2% of county employees



Grant Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1900.1% of state total
Total Employment1,8700.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$59363.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3317.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing32017.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores115.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking462.5% of county employees



Iberia Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1,7921.4% of state total
Total Employment22,1291.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$90997.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade28315.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade3,40215.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places814.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining1,9999.0% of county employees



Iberville Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses6480.5% of state total
Total Employment14,0220.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,409151.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction9114.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction4,35131.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places284.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Resin and synthetic rubber manufacturing8476.0% of county employees



Jackson Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2390.2% of state total
Total Employment2,4130.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75781.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4016.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade47619.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging135.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Home health care services1817.5% of county employees



Jefferson Davis Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses6610.5% of state total
Total Employment6,4200.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67972.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade11116.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare1,75427.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places375.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing2944.6% of county employees



Jefferson Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses13,66910.8% of state total
Total Employment172,61210.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$92899.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1,87913.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare30,25917.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places8856.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places16,8109.7% of county employees



Lafayette Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses9,4017.4% of state total
Total Employment116,0507.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$88495.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services1,54116.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare21,63618.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places5505.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places11,60010.0% of county employees



Lafourche Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1,9221.5% of state total
Total Employment26,8911.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$944101.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade29415.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing5,85921.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1166.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Navigational services to shipping2,5609.5% of county employees



LaSalle Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses3630.3% of state total
Total Employment2,8800.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68773.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services10729.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade53418.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other technical consulting services6317.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Facilities support services2759.5% of county employees



Lincoln Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1,1600.9% of state total
Total Employment15,0560.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67672.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade18315.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare3,16721.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places806.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,88112.5% of county employees



Livingston Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2,1281.7% of state total
Total Employment21,8461.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72077.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction33715.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade5,05923.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1557.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,20114.7% of county employees



Madison Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2150.2% of state total
Total Employment2,5250.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$51755.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate7.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare3817.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade38415.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places115.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Services for the elderly and disabled33513.3% of county employees



Morehouse Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses4800.4% of state total
Total Employment5,6310.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60565.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate8.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8016.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare1,92934.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places245.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing4367.7% of county employees



Natchitoches Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses8570.7% of state total
Total Employment9,0620.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64269.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade13816.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,84020.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places576.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,22813.6% of county employees



Orleans Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses12,1729.6% of state total
Total Employment167,11110.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$945101.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services2,18718.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services39,53323.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1,0728.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places21,79213.0% of county employees



Ouachita Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses4,5693.6% of state total
Total Employment60,5223.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75280.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade72916.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare14,21823.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2715.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6,15210.2% of county employees



Plaquemines Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses7680.6% of state total
Total Employment10,3880.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,283137.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Transport and warehousing9111.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing2,01319.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places324.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Inland water transportation5395.2% of county employees



Pointe Coupee Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses3910.3% of state total
Total Employment3,8500.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67072.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7218.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade95024.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places225.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2987.7% of county employees



Rapides Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses3,4892.8% of state total
Total Employment45,1722.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73478.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade57616.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare11,84326.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2035.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,1469.2% of county employees



Red River Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1450.1% of state total
Total Employment2,0130.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74479.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2114.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing33816.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places96.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Site preparation contractors984.9% of county employees



Richland Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses4630.4% of state total
Total Employment5,5020.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62366.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare8017.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade78714.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places214.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Services for the elderly and disabled3105.6% of county employees



Sabine Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses4930.4% of state total
Total Employment3,8180.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68573.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8116.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing84122.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging357.1% of county businesses
Most Employees General merchandise stores including warehouse clubs and supercenters2887.5% of county employees



St. Bernard Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses7570.6% of state total
Total Employment7,8490.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$93099.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade15119.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,70921.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places618.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places90111.5% of county employees



St. Charles Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1,1410.9% of state total
Total Employment20,8171.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,384148.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade13812.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing4,76222.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places756.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Petroleum refineries1,4166.8% of county employees



St. Helena Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses950.1% of state total
Total Employment8390.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76482.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1818.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing25730.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Offices of physicians66.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores344.1% of county employees



St. James Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses3650.3% of state total
Total Employment6,4450.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,403150.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade6317.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,70041.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places215.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3275.1% of county employees



St. John the Baptist Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses8710.7% of state total
Total Employment12,5540.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,111119.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade11913.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,65221.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places606.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9247.4% of county employees



St. Landry Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1,7501.4% of state total
Total Employment18,5071.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67772.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade31918.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare4,57324.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Offices of physicians985.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,3467.3% of county employees



St. Martin Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses9320.7% of state total
Total Employment10,1350.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76682.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade15516.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,01719.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places525.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9018.9% of county employees



St. Mary Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1,3251.0% of state total
Total Employment16,7231.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$974104.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade19114.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,55421.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places796.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for mining1,5709.4% of county employees



St. Tammany Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses8,1016.4% of state total
Total Employment73,9704.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$86893.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services1,20014.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade13,61418.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places5236.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places10,07613.6% of county employees



Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2,7602.2% of state total
Total Employment33,0392.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62967.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade47417.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade6,99821.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2137.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,34013.1% of county employees



Terrebonne Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses3,1322.5% of state total
Total Employment44,3592.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$962103.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade48415.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare7,04115.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1896.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,8428.7% of county employees



Union Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses3470.3% of state total
Total Employment4,0740.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$59563.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade5716.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,36333.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging246.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing3057.5% of county employees



Vermilion Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1,0840.9% of state total
Total Employment9,6040.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76081.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade17716.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,90119.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places585.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places8969.3% of county employees



Vernon Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses8310.7% of state total
Total Employment8,5790.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69174.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade12915.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Professional services1,78020.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places546.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places90910.6% of county employees



Washington Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses7150.6% of state total
Total Employment7,9430.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65270.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade16222.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,43018.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places557.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7419.3% of county employees



Webster Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses8350.7% of state total
Total Employment9,2410.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72577.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade15018.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,85120.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places566.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7498.1% of county employees



West Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses6500.5% of state total
Total Employment10,9930.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,014108.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction9614.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction2,58623.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places446.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7316.6% of county employees



West Carroll Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses1810.1% of state total
Total Employment1,5880.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68773.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate11.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2916.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade35922.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places116.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Vegetable and melon farming1036.5% of county employees



West Feliciana Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses2280.2% of state total
Total Employment3,1600.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,111119.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3314.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services52116.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places135.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places40312.8% of county employees



Winn Parish Louisiana

Total Businesses3020.2% of state total
Total Employment3,8550.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70375.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry4314.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare1,09828.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging3611.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Logging3248.4% of county employees






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This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.