Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Louisiana
Fast Facts: Louisiana is the only state divided into parishes, which are the functional equivalent to counties. The capital is Baton Rouge and the largest city is New Orleans.
Louisiana Careers: As of 2008, U.S. Census data estimated Louisiana’s population at over 4.4 million. Forbes recently ranked Louisiana as the 49th “Best State for Business.”
Louisiana Career Education: Louisiana ranked 47th in a 2009 K-12 “Academic Achievement” study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Louisiana Economy: Louisiana is one of the nation’s leaders in commercial fishing; and as Forrest Gump illustrated the “Bayou State” is the leading state in shrimp production.
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