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Places With The Best Employment In Louisiana 2018

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  • Oak Hills Place, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,366
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  • Shenandoah, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,999
  • I liked living in Shenandoah Louisiana because of its multifaceted layout. Shenandoah is a part of East Baton Rouge Parish. It consists of a number of neighborhood subdivisions such as The Woods, The
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  • Youngsville, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,878
  • Would you like to experience one of the best areas in Louisiana? Well then come on to Youngsville, Louisiana. I have been living in Youngsville for 15 years and honestly life here, the people here, the
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  • Inniswold, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,660
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  • Village St. George, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,187
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  • Eden Isle, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,373
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  • Prairieville, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,732
  • Living in Prairieville, La, there is nice, tolerable weather throughout the year. The winter time doesn't fall below 22 degrees, averages about 55 degrees throughout. The summer averages 81 degrees
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  • Mandeville, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,244
  • I really enjoy living in Mandeville, LA. It is such a nice little suburb. It has been a really wonderful place to raise my family. The school system here is fantastic. They have all been rated blue
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  • Zachary, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,154
  • The best thing about Zachary is that it has a country feel, but very close to other cities. We have some of the top-rated schools in Louisiana making it a great place for families. I really like how the
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  • Harahan, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,321
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  • Prien, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,903
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  • Central, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,017
  • Living in Central, Louisiana is great. We are a two income family, and there are plenty of good jobs that pay well, many of them in the various manufacturing industries that have set up shop here. The
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  • Old Jefferson, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,911
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  • Broussard, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,221
  • I have lived in Broussard, LA, a LaFayette parish about 15 minutes south of LaFayette, for 4 years now. I moved here from Atlanta, GA and I love it here. The schools have high ratings so if you have
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  • River Ridge, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,706
  • River Ridge, LA is such a gorgeous place to live. We're right along the Mississippi River, and so we have some absolutely stunning views. Especially around sunset. We have boating and fishing on the
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  • Red Chute, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,677
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  • Monticello, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,062
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  • Belle Chasse, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,709
  • If there's one thing I can say about Belle Chasse its that it is most defininitely NOT New Orleans; and that's a good thing. I'm a southern girl, I grew up in Atlanta and I can tell you that the best
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  • Luling, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,855
  • Lulling is a beautiful area in St. Charles Parish, and one of the best places to live if you want a taste of premium Southern living. The best areas in Lulling are along Highway 90. There's an amazing
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  • Metairie, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 144,772
  • I visited Metairie in the summer of 2009 while on vacation in New Orleans, Louisiana. One of the unique things I found out while visiting the "city" was the fact that Metairie is not an actual city. It
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  • Covington, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,725
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  • Bayou Cane, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,445
  • Bayou Cane is a small town, but that doesn't mean you won't have lots of fun activities to choose from during your visit. One of the best attractions for the whole family is Regional Military Museum.
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  • Claiborne, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,299
  • Claiborne, Louisiana may have a bit of an elevated crime rate, but in all honesty that's the only black mark on her record. This is a phenomenal place to live! I should know because I have been living in
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  • Meraux, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,787
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  • Chackbay, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,216
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  • Lafayette, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 125,808
  • It is not unusual for me to walk into my office on a Monday morning and find a plane ticket on my desk. In May 2009, I was sent to Lafayette on business. I stayed at the Hilton Lafayette hotel. I had a
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  • Destrehan, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,211
  • When you've been living in Destrehan, Louisiana as long as I have, you become an old hat at knowing what works for a community and what doesn't, and I'm here to tell you Destrehan is a pretty fine place
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  • Scott, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,687
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  • Gonzales, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,492
  • I love living in Gonzales, Louisiana! I especially like the variety of foods we have here at the different restaurants and the shopping at small specialty store is a truly unique experience that I enjoy!
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  • Estelle, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,856
  • Life in Estelle, Louisiana is a pretty good mixture of a little bit of this and a little bit of that. I am proud to say I have been living in Estelle all my life, Cajun through and through. I feel that
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  • Galliano, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,395
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  • Bossier City, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 67,152
  • I have lived in Bossier City, LA for twenty five years. We moved there from Beaumont, Texas when I was young. I love the small town feel that this big city offers. There are so many things to do in
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  • Larose, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,409
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  • Houma, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 34,052
  • I truly loved living in Houma, Louisiana. Houma, is a unique city located in the bayou country of Louisiana. They call this city the capital of bayou country. Many shipping channels converge in Houma,
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  • Sulphur, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,198
  • Sulphur is fun for the entire family, and has lots of activities and attractions that will make a day in the city memorable. If you want to take the kids on a fun outing, the Star Aquatic Center is an
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  • Kenner, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 66,954
  • On Labor Day weekend of 2009, I found myself in Kenner, Louisiana for the first time in my life. I traveled to Kenner with my wife to visit my sister-in-law, who had recently moved to Kenner. The trip
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  • Laplace, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,845
  • Laplace is one of the best places for learning about culture while having a great time. The food is great and there's lots to say and do, include museums in historic houses that provide pertinent
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  • Swartz, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,235
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  • Jefferson, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,532
  • Located right on the Mississippi River, I love living in Jefferson, Louisiana. The area itself is very basic. The neighbors here though more than make up for the lack of basic needs. Everyone knows
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  • Moss Bluff, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,654
  • I've been living in Moss Bluff Louisiana for 3 years and have enjoyed the small town culture and friendly neighborly people that have welcomed my family into this community with open arms and allowed us
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  • Gray, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,262
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  • Harvey, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,102
  • Harvey, Louisiana is a nice place to live because it isn't too much of one thing or the other. By that I mean that living in Harvey you will find a nice eclectic mix of everyone and everything, from
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  • Schriever, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,041
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  • Denham Springs, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,278
  • I absolutely love living in Denham Springs, Louisiana. With a population of less than 11,000, this area offers a small-town feel. As a suburb of Baton Rouge, you are close enough to the larger cities to
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  • Woodmere, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,391
  • Woodmere is a large town within Jefferson County that houses about 12,000 residents. The median age bracket is thirty-three with an average home size of about three people. The only disadvantage here is
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  • Carlyss, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,041
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  • Fort Polk South, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,219
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  • Ponchatoula, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,944
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  • Port Allen, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,123
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  • Reserve, LA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,449

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in Louisiana. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in Louisiana for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are Louisiana cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

To narrow down the list of the best cities with the strongest job market in Louisiana, you can modify the filters at the top of the page. Start by selecting cities or neighborhoods, city size (population) and home/rental prices. You can also filter using additional categories like: amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and weather to ensure that the matching cities meet all of your needs.