The place of Metairie is located in the Parish of Jefferson. It covers a total area 60.2 sq. km. Industries related to advertising, aviation, household appliances, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, dairy, cleaning, information technology, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, electronic equipment, fabrics, furniture, golf equipment, health and insurance, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by continental restaurants, nurseries of plants and campgrounds. Professionals like tax consultant, real estate management, physicians, ophthalmologists, market analyst, lawyer and architect are engaged in private businesses and contribute to the local economy.