North Louisiana's strategic location, competitive advantages and many assets are integral to our success. Historically, our region has been a vibrant agricultural powerhouse and one of the more storied oil and gas regions of the 20th Century. Today, North Louisiana's fourteen-parish region of nearly 800,000 residents is even more vibrant. The region supports some of the most diverse and balanced economies of its size in the United States.
North Louisiana diverse and growing sectors provide economic stability and strength. Even during the nation's worse recession, our region's unemployment rate remained well below the national average. Existing and prospective companies continue to find that North Louisiana offer lucrative business opportunities. Learn more about North Louisiana's key industries by following the links below.