Economic Growth In Mississippi
New data shows Mississippi’s economy grew at a 3.4 percent annual rate from July through September. That figure is just shy of the national growth rate.
Mississippi’s performance picked up from 2016’s second quarter when the economy grew at just a 1.1 percent rate.
Utilities, durable goods, manufacturing, finance, and insurance were the biggest drivers of Mississippi growth.
Mississippi’s $110 billion economy ranks 32nd for growth among states.