The cost of living index of New Orleans Metro Area (LA) was 96 for all in 2015.

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Cost of Goods

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The cost of living index measures the difference in the price levels of goods and services across regions. The average cost of living index in the U.S. is 100, with higher values corresponding to costlier goods and services. Data is available for U.S. states and metropolitan areas.

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Economy and Cost of Living Datasets Involving New Orleans Metro Area (LA)

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    Status of Blight Demolitions (New Orleans, LA)

    data.nlc.org | Last Updated 2015-04-30T19:27:37.000Z

    From the city of New Orleans, LA open data portal: https://data.nola.gov/.

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    Permits - BLDS

    data.nola.gov | Last Updated 2018-09-22T06:04:12.000Z

    City of New Orleans permit data starting from 1/01/2012. This dataset has been transformed to meet the standards outlined by the Building and Land Development Specification (BLDS).

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    BlightStatus Demolitions

    data.nola.gov | Last Updated 2018-01-10T20:14:08.000Z

    Blighted structures that have been demolished since the inception of BlightStat on October 1, 2010. BlightStat is a public meeting that tracks the City's progress in meeting Mayor Landrieu's stated goal of eliminating 10,000 blighted New Orleans properties in three years. Scheduled update: QuarterlyIn February 2014, the City made several changes to the dataset involving data cleaning and de-duplication. This process entailed adding demolition start and completion dates to demolitions, cleaning and verifying the addresses of demolitions, and removing duplicate cases based on their GeoPIN. The data set still includes several cases with duplicated GeoPINs, where multiple units were demolished on the same parcel.Acronyms used in the dataset:Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Imminent Danger of Collapse (IDC)New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA)Strategic Demolition for Economic Recovery (SDER) also known asNew Orleans Strategic Demo (NOSD)Louisiana Land Trust (LLT) UPDATED: 9/13/17

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    Homeless Youth

    daisi.datacenterresearch.org | Last Updated 2018-07-17T19:52:23.000Z

    Homeless Youth in Orleans/Jefferson Parish and Louisiana in 2014 & 2015

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    A Database on Currency Composition of Firm Liabilities in Latin America

    mydata.iadb.org | Last Updated 2018-01-09T09:52:55.000Z

    This database provides information on the currency and maturity structure of firm liabilities for 10 Latin American Countries. The database builds on a joint project carried out by the research department of the IADB and 6 country teams in 2002. Country average data is available for immediate download in excel format below. Detailed information on the variables, sample and sources are provided in the documentation file (included in the zip file). Studies using this data should cite the source as: H. Kamil (2004), 'A new database on the currency composition and maturity structure of firms' balance sheets in Latin America, 1990-2002". Years covered: 1990-2002.

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    Los Angeles BusinessSource Centers "Micro: PreStartups" Performance Units

    data.lacity.org | Last Updated 2018-02-09T02:02:00.000Z

    The Los Angeles BusinessSource Centers provide startup ventures and current small business owners various cost effective tools to make their business a success. Through these tools, small businesses can grow and remain competitive within the City of Los Angeles. Microenterprise: Prestartups focuses on providing critical support to entrepreneurs and to prospective new business owners, focusing on low and moderate-income clientele living in the City.

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    Los Angeles BusinessSource Centers "Micro: Startups (<5 Employees)" Performance Units for 01/01/17 through 12/31/17

    data.lacity.org | Last Updated 2018-02-07T19:54:51.000Z

    The Los Angeles BusinessSource Centers provide startup ventures and current small business owners various cost effective tools to make their business a success. Through these tools, small businesses can grow and remain competitive within the City of Los Angeles. Startups focuses on owners of businesses with five (5) or fewer employees, one of whom owns the enterprise, and have net operating income of less than Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000). This focus is particularly important as the majority of the businesses within the City may be categorized as “survivors,” and historically, many such businesses fail in their first two years of operation. The survival and growth of such businesses is still very important to the ongoing economic vitality of the City.

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    Los Angeles BusinessSource Centers "Operating Businesses (>5 Employees)" Performance Units for 01/01/17 through 12/31/17

    data.lacity.org | Last Updated 2018-02-08T00:00:51.000Z

    The Los Angeles BusinessSource Centers provide startup ventures and current small business owners various cost effective tools to make their business a success. Through these tools, small businesses can grow and remain competitive within the City of Los Angeles. The Operating Businesses component, defined as employing 6 or more employees, focuses on providing business assistance and training to emerging companies that will give them the highest opportunities for success. The business services provided to the clients shall include, but not be limited to, customized technical business assistance (industry specific) particular to their business needs in order to stabilize the business, increase revenues and increase operational performance which will lead to the greatest impact on their economic viability and increase profitability.

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    Water Rates Survey Data 2017

    data.orcities.org | Last Updated 2018-04-30T21:33:40.000Z

    This is the survey results from the 2017 LOC Water Rates Survey. The attached Survey will help you with the coding of the data.