The 2013 state-level ACCRA cost of living index ranked Louisiana as the 4th-lowest cost of living in the country.
Traditional and emerging industries are growing in Louisiana. A highly productive and motivated workforce, low taxes, unrivaled infrastructure and logistics, a pro-business climate and the nation's best workforce recruitment and training program provide a competitive advantage.
A favorable income tax and strong infrastructure provide the resources companies need to thrive in Louisiana.
Unrivaled infrastructure, highly skilled workforce and competitive incentives are fueling Louisiana's thriving aerospace industry.
Innovative research centers and a wealth of raw materials aid a billion-dollar agriculture industry.
Low tax burdens for new operations and aggressive incentives create new opportunities for the automotive industry.
Strong infrastructure, workforce, logistics and regulations present an ideal situation for energy companies.
Incentives in digital media, live performance, motion picture and sound propel a billion-dollar industry.
Highly skilled talent and an abundance of natural resources make Louisiana a smart choice for the process industries.
Software companies are taking notice of Louisiana courtesy of the strongest incentives in the U.S.
Expertise in water management combined with geography make Louisiana a thriving market for exploration.