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Baton Rouge, LA MSA

Overall Rank: 145      Population: 834,000

The 2013 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 42  43  81  60  180  108  98.98 
1-yr Job Growth2 73  44  57  92  94  169  98.80 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 19  23  33  70  99  83  100.85 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 131  45  18  63  57  162  98.14 
Short-Term Job Growth5 100  11  84  99  44  115  9978.14% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 147  99  60  51  192  45  108.85 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 85  32  154  51  185  93.09 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 171  176  171  174  158  156  0.48 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 161  129  114  115  144  136  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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