Louisana Retirement Information

With its many festivals and rich cuisine, Louisiana is well-known around the world for its high times, a big reason some 24.1 million tourists visit the state each year. The state's Cajun and Creole influences inspire crawfish etoufee to homegrown music styles. The state also hosts dozens of festivals including the largest Mardi Gras celebration in the U.S.

The Pelican State year-round warm weather is wonderful for outside fun and there are plenty of things to do outdoors. Louisiana's is great for bird-watching.

The median home in the state runs just over $127,000, while the cost of living is 11% lower than the national average.

Living In Louisana
Weather Louisiana has a relatively constant semitropical climate. Rainfall and humidity decrease, and daily temperature variations increase, with distance from the Gulf of Mexico. During the summer and fall, tropical storms and hurricanes frequently batter the state, especially along the coast.
Tornadoes Every year
Thunderstorms Every year
Hurricanes Often
Earthquakes Extremely Rare
Wildfires Rare
Flooding Some along rivers
Tidal Surges Yes
Mud Slides Rare
Volcanoes None
Snow Sometimes
Freezing Rain Yes
Cold Winds Yes
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