Those searching for an apartment or home to rent in Louisiana will be pleased to find a variety of accommodations throughout the state that can satisfy any budget or taste. Some units are simple one or two bedroom spaces with adequate amenities located in apartment communities. Others include larger, mores spacious condos with some outdoor areas included. Homes for rent in the state can be large three bedroom homes with lovely landscaping.
Louisiana is located in the south and is perhaps best known for the large city of New Orleans located in the Orleans Parish. In Louisiana, the state is divided into Parishes rather than counties. Orleans County offers a diverse variety of cultural activities and fabulous southern food. Known as the birthplace of jazz music, New Orleans is hosts to annual celebrations and festivals which date back to French colonial times. In western parishes of the state, the cuisine is less French and more Texan with large steaks and thick cut fries. Jefferson Parish is the next largest populated parish and is home to blue bayous and suburbs of New Orleans.
In the humid subtropical climate of Louisiana, a diverse population is employed by an economy largely supported by agriculture, petroleum and tourism. Louisiana is the world's largest supplier of crawfish and includes cotton, cattle, sugarcane and rice in its variety of agricultural products. Because tourism and culture plays a major part of Louisiana's employment and economy, many residents of New Orleans in particular, are employed in the service and tourism industries. Other notable industries in the area include filmmaking and energy. Louisiana's unique culture makes it an ideal location for reality television shows and the area is quickly becoming the Hollywood of the South. Louisiana hosts an abundance of on and offshore petroleum and gas reserves. This industry has dominated the state for decades. The state is known to be friendly to small businesses as well.