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Mobile, AL MSA

Overall Rank: 177      Population: 414,000

The 2011 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 145  192  188  191  141  166  95.08 
1-yr Job Growth2 196  183  150  167  179  168  98.81 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 53  87  146  179  159  179  90.48 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 88  195  175  167  184  115  99.80 
Short-Term Job Growth5 159  184  193  165  176  161  9907.58% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 20  97  196  168  83.79 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 82  30  164  165  157  200  85.56 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 131  105  113  140  122  118  0.63 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  129  114  84  97  88  4.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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