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Why New Orleans Is Home

Our food, music, and art? Tops in the world. Our people? The friendliest. Factor into the mix our neighborhoods – as diverse and tight-knit as our families and culture – and you’ve got an extraordinary modern-historic city boasting regional jobs and plentiful opportunity.

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Where You Do You Means Many Things

Not to brag, but Greater New Orleans is having a moment. Ranked one of the best places to live, work, study – and a top world travel destination. Added bonus: Our workers are among the happiest in the U.S.

That’s because New Orleans is all about people, community, and family. Warm and welcoming, our residents are our greatest asset, representing all backgrounds, ages, and stages of life. Thus, our region offers every lifestyle imaginable – and is family-friendly every step of the way.

Come check us out. Grab your family and see for yourself. We’re the best kept secret everyone’s heard about – but is only just now really getting to know.


Neighborhood Finder

However you live, you can find it here. Discover which of Greater New Orleans's diverse neighborhoods best fits your preferences.

Meet Our Employers

We’re as proud of our startups as our corporate headquarters. Find out why.

Cost of Living Calculator

Compare the cost of living in Greater New Orleans with other U.S. cities

Explore Careers in NOLA

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