Greater New Orleans is #2 in the USA for Growth of Knowledge Industries


Greater New Orleans is #2 in the USA for Growth of Knowledge Industries. Based on data from Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI), and analyzed by GNO, Inc. and demographer Joel Kotkin, Greater New Orleans was one of the top regions for growth from 2007 – 2015 in a range of jobs:

  • Software Publishers
  • Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals
  • Engineering Services
  • Industrial Design Services
  • Custom Computer Programming Services
  • Computer Systems Design Services
  • Environmental Consulting Services
  • Motion Picture and Video Production/Distribution
  • Teleproduction and Other Postproduction Services
  • Research and Development in Biotechnology
  • Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

The Top Regions for Growth in Knowledge Industries are:

  • Austin – 52%
  • Greater New Orleans – 37%
  • Charlotte – 36%
  • Houston – 28%
  • Nashville – 24%
  • NATIONAL AVERAGE – 23%
  • Atlanta – 19%