Best-Performing Cities
CONNECT WITH US:
SHARE THIS:
Small Cities 2009

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 99      Population: 148,610

The 2009 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas by how well they are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The components include job, wage and salary, and technology growth. In most years, these give a good indication of the underlying structural performance of regional economics.

Metro's Performance in Each Index Component

Component 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 28  102  88  89  124  100  96.87 
1-yr Job Growth2 95  159  81  90  82  48  100.21 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 32  30  86  66  71  115  96.87 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 40  96  127  45  136  110  98.81 
Short-Term Job Growth5 105  64  118  160  179  88  9987.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 89  151  129  154  95  88  93.51 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 108  48  110  146  75  130  96.57 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 160  158  152  164  174  177  0.26 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 73  71  57  40  48  47  3.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)      
2009  
2008  

FusionCharts.