Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2011

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 200      Population: 443,710

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 44  32  64  173  199  198  89.57 
1-yr Job Growth2 102  51  198  199  197  194  97.64 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 55  31  29  50  157  187  91.14 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 38  13  57  197  199  179  97.61 
Short-Term Job Growth5 48  146  198  101  197  187  9800.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 59  155  165  158  200  195  69.81 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 96  192  173  116  64  175  95.34 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 137  166  175  171  187  187  0.36 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 103  106  161  163  144  143  2.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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