New Orleans area among cities with the most entrepreneurs

The New Orleans-Metairie area is among the U.S. cities with the most entrepreneurs, according to a new report from Commodity.com. The metro area is...

December 2, 2022
12:44 AM

The New Orleans-Metairie area is among the U.S. cities with the most entrepreneurs, according to a new report from Commodity.com. The metro area is eighth on the list, with 12.3% of workers who are business owners. There are 68,738 business owners who live in the New Orleans-Metairie area, and their median annual income is $50,000, the report said. There were 29,830 new business applications in 2020. Lafayette came in at No. 13, with 11.7% of workers who are business owners. Commodity.com analyzed 2020 data from the U.