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Large Cities 2013

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 199      Population: 389,260

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 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1     119  153  196  196  90.67 
1-yr Job Growth2     191  133  195  197  97.52 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3     58  154  185  197  86.24 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4     197  189  103  194  96.32 
Short-Term Job Growth5     199  180  188  193  9764.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6     148  188  181  185  79.04 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7     129  190  191  148  96.37 
High-Tech GDP LQ8     175  182  153  154  0.51 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19     161  129  144  115  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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