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New Orleans-Metairie, LA MSA

Overall Rank: 189      Population: 1,276,000

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 17  37  90  109  182  149  96.48 
1-yr Job Growth2 133  73  114  149  129  186  98.23 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 15  40  86  142  146  175  91.99 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 156  164  137  134  159  184  96.76 
Short-Term Job Growth5 173  84  191  192  166  169  9896.49% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 80  65  31  128  198  167  83.88 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 20  48  176  187  166  183  93.50 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 161  153  166  171  164  157  0.47 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  129  144  143  144  136  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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