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Small Cities 2011

Houma-Thibodaux, LA MSA

Overall Rank: 200      Population: 211,000

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 64  32  33  107  201  201  82.08 
1-yr Job Growth2 20  12  61  201  192  201  95.03 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 11  26  13  11  200  189  82.67 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 155  11  45  100  200  84.00 
Short-Term Job Growth5 33  94  198  200  191  174  9826.69% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 36  50  40  200  199  164  80.58 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 12  41  104  161  141  178  94.23 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 165  157  179  178  169  167  0.29 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 134  94  80  82  88  82  2.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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