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Shreveport-Bossier City, LA MSA

Overall Rank: 198      Population: 441,000

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 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 64  173  199  198  198  197  87.27 
1-yr Job Growth2 198  199  197  194  200  196  97.46 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 29  50  157  187  193  199  81.95 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 57  197  199  179  196  189  96.06 
Short-Term Job Growth5 198  101  197  187  199  192  9816.26% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 165  158  200  195  179  185  78.38 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 173  116  64  175  197  160  96.02 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 175  171  187  187  191  184  0.36 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 161  163  144  143  118  136  2.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)