Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2012

Houma-Thibodaux, LA MSA

Overall Rank: 196      Population: 211,525

The 2012 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 22  64  32  33  107  201  89.87 
1-yr Job Growth2 88  20  12  61  201  192  87.96 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 11  26  13  11  200  88.58 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 71  155  11  45  100  95.55 
Short-Term Job Growth5 33  94  198  200  191  9720.97% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 76  36  50  40  200  199  88.10 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 142  12  41  104  161  141  85.23 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 177  165  157  179  178  169  0.28 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 148  134  94  80  82  88  2.0 

2011-2012 Growth Comparison (by score)      
2012  
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