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Small Cities 2013

Monroe, LA MSA

Overall Rank: 112      Population: 179,470

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 100  86  71  131  126  140  98.65 
1-yr Job Growth2 107  83  80  136  130  121  95.29 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 88  93  76  65  136  120  98.54 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 115  132  72  91  163  132  92.98 
Short-Term Job Growth5 116  149  107  180  127  89  10007.19% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 89  61  40  42  127  183  93.66 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 161  59  27  20  130.80 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 83  86  86  83  54  51  0.68 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 37  57  61  80  82  48  3.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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