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Jackson, MS MSA

Overall Rank: 176      Population: 579,229

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 91  90  99  135  135  133  99.63 
1-yr Job Growth2 87  155  125  126  124  138  97.11 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 73  96  71  61  132  177  97.89 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 119  138  107  96  161  155  94.34 
Short-Term Job Growth5 145  128  192  125  148  153  9920.82% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 66  24  46  116  116  175  95.14 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 161  50  49  96  129  122  94.03 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 157  153  155  167  165  170  0.45 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 160  133  105  144  143  144  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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