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St. Tammany NOW

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Tammany NOW is a curated collection of the latest economic development information and business and industry insight in our community directly from St. Tammany Corporation, the economic development organization for St. Tammany. St. Tammany NOW highlights what and who makes the St. Tammany business community thrive and illustrates the opportunities

to diversify and fortify our economy. In this issue, we are providing an overview of the St. Tammany economy one year into the pandemic. Alongside the data snapshot, we are sharing insights from industry partners on the pressing issues they are facing as our communities and businesses recover from the pandemic and providing a glimpse of what may lie ahead in the second half of 2021.

Population St. Tammany contributes to more than 20% of the total 10-parish Greater New Orleans Region’s total population. We are one of the top five fastest-growing parishes in the state.

Source: Emsi

Current Workforce Stats

62.2%

Labor force participation (2019) Percent of working-age, able adults in the labor force

39.7%

Adults over age 25 with associate degrees or higher

40.4

Median age (2019) Half of the population is older, half is younger than the median age

$46,805

Average annual wage

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