Everything You Need to Know About the City of Metairie Louisiana

In 2017, Metairie, LA had a population of 145k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $55,221. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Metairie, LA grew from 144,772 to 144,822, a 0.0345% increase and its median household income grew from $54,176 to $55,221, a 1.93% increase.

The population of Metairie, Louisiana is 69.4% White Alone, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.71% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Metairie, LA speak a non-English language, and 90.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Metairie, LA are Blue Cliff College-Metairie (443 degrees awarded in 2017), Unitech Training Academy-Metairie (143 degrees), and Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Metairie (61 degrees)

The median property value in Metairie, LA is $223,000, and the homeownership rate is 61.7%. Most people in Metairie, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Metairie, LA is 2 cars per household.


Education in Metairie

In 2017, universities in Metairie, LA awarded 647 degrees. The student population of Metairie, LA is skewed towards women, with 63 male students and 1,084 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Metairie, LA are Black or African American (484 and 74.8%), followed by White (101 and 15.6%), Hispanic or Latino (39 and 6.03%), and Asian (9 and 1.39%).

The largest universities in Metairie, LA by the number of degrees awarded are Blue Cliff College-Metairie (443 and 68.5%), Unitech Training Academy-Metairie (143 and 22.1%), and Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Metairie (61 and 9.43%).

The most popular majors in Metairie, LA are Medical Assistant (257 and 39.7%), General Cosmetology (139 and 21.5%), and Dental Assisting (87 and 13.4%).

The median tuition costs in Metairie, LA are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Metairie

The economy of Metairie, LA employs 75k people and Metairie has an unemployment rate of 4.3%. Metairie has seen the job market increase by 1.3% throughout the most recent year. Future job development throughout the following ten years is anticipated to be 25.0%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%. The largest industries in Metairie, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,921 people), Retail Trade (7,731 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (7,402 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,125), Utilities ($65,517), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,652).

Households in Metairie, LA have a median annual income of $55,221, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,176 in 2016, which represents a 1.93% annual growth.


Tax Rates for Metairie

– The Sales Tax Rate for Metairie is 9.2%. The US average is 7.3%.

– The Income Tax Rate for Metairie is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Metairie

– The average income of a Metairie resident is $32,849 a year. 

– The Median household income of a Metairie resident is $51,808 a year.