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Large Cities 2015

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS MSA

Overall Rank: 197      Population: 391,266

The 2015 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 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1   119  153  196  196  173  98.72 
1-yr Job Growth2   191  133  195  197  186  92.93 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3   58  154  185  197  198  95.00 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4   197  189  103  194  199  83.07 
Short-Term Job Growth5   199  180  188  193  151  9927.04% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6   148  188  181  185  194  89.65 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7   129  190  191  148  178  81.16 
High-Tech GDP LQ8   175  182  153  154  156  0.50 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19   161  129  144  115  144  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)