Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2011

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA MSA

Overall Rank: 200      Population: 441,767

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 32  64  173  199  198  198  96.88 
1-yr Job Growth2 51  198  199  197  194  200  87.06 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 31  29  50  157  187  193  96.22 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 13  57  197  199  179  196  85.48 
Short-Term Job Growth5 146  198  101  197  187  199  9720.56% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 155  165  158  200  195  179  94.63 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 192  173  116  64  175  197  69.44 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 166  175  171  187  187  191  0.37 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 106  161  163  144  143  118  3.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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