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Jackson, MS MSA

Overall Rank: 169      Population: 579,000

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 90  99  135  135  133  140  97.10 
1-yr Job Growth2 155  125  126  124  138  162  98.92 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 96  71  61  132  177  141  95.19 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 138  107  96  161  155  131  99.39 
Short-Term Job Growth5 128  192  125  148  153  114  9978.63% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 24  46  116  116  175  128  90.28 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 50  49  96  129  122  151  96.49 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 153  155  167  165  170  170  0.43 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  105  144  143  144  176  1.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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