Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2013

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 176      Population: 1,262,890

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 163  17  37  90  109  98.91 
1-yr Job Growth2 50  67  133  73  114  149  99.10 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 152  53  15  40  86  142  95.11 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 35  51  156  164  137  134  98.79 
Short-Term Job Growth5 95  136  173  84  191  192  9771.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 64  38  80  65  31  128  92.86 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 32  20  48  176  187  93.02 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 170  172  161  153  166  171  0.43 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 130  160  133  129  144  143  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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