WalletHub named New Orleans #7 in the USA for Economic Environment since Great Recession

Posted on: August 12 2014
In a new multi-variable study, financial website WalletHub has named Greater New Orleans #7 in the USA for Economic Environment since the Great Recession, out of 150 regions in America. To calculate this ranking, WalletHub considered a number of variables, including:

  • Median Home Price Appreciation

  • Foreclosure Rate Decrease

  • Poverty Rate Decrease

  • Public Assistance Rate Decrease

  • Population Growth Rate Increase

  • Uninsured Rate Decrease

  • Bankruptcy Rate Decrease

  • Number of Businesses Growth

  • Average Experian Vantage Credit Score Increase

  • Consumer Non-Housing Debt Decrease

  • Violent Crime Rate Decrease

  • GDP Growth Rate

  • Opportunity to Start a Business Ranking

  • Municipality Bankruptcy


Overall, New Orleans was ranked #15 of 150 for Best Performance since the Recession.

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