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Small Cities 2010

Hattiesburg, MS MSA

Overall Rank: 45      Population: 147,000

The 2010 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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 88  89  124  100  68  47  100.14 
1-yr Job Growth2 81  90  82  48  66  41  100.44 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 86  66  71  115  53  84  97.24 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 127  45  136  110  99  95  99.80 
Short-Term Job Growth5 118  160  179  88  21  79  10004.16% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 129  154  95  88  19  21  114.11 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 110  146  75  130  41  35  102.30 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 152  164  174  177  168  169  0.27 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  40  48  47  48  44  3.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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