Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2014

The 2014 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.

Metropolitan Area City Code 2014 2013 5-yr job growth*1 1-yr job growth*2 5-yr wages/salaries growth*3 1-yr wages/salaries growth*4 Job growth percent*5 5-yr relative HT GDP growth*6 1-yr relative HT GDP growth*7 High-tech GDP LQ*8 # of HT GDP LQs over 1*9 Population 2012 Overall Index Fall(-)/Climb(+)
Rank Rank Value Rank Value Rank Value Rank Value Rank Value Rank Value Rank Value Rank Value Rank Value Rank
Fargo, ND-MN MSA MFAR 1 3 109.54 4 102.60 28 129.27 6 108.09 10 1.02 14 102.14 46 101.64 78.0 0.65 52 4.0 40 223,490 100 2
Columbus, IN MSA MCON 2 2 106.19 10 100.62 111 125.39 9 112.53 3 1.02 10 113.19 29 108.24 21.0 0.67 47 5.0 23 79,587 119 0
Victoria, TX MSA MVIC 3 16 104.10 19 102.48 32 117.61 21 108.38 9 1.01 32 129.22 13 110.76 10.0 0.67 48 1.0 129 119,299 125 13
Bismarck, ND MSA MBSM 4 4 113.58 3 103.40 13 138.00 3 111.10 4 1.01 21 96.30 70 104.47 49.0 0.46 97 1.0 129 117,447 127 0
Iowa City, IA MSA MIOW 5 15 106.00 11 102.92 20 118.56 19 105.21 34 1.00 68 99.12 53 106.66 28.0 0.80 26 4.0 40 161,170 133 10
Midland, TX MSA MMID 6 5 121.16 1 105.63 1 163.52 1 118.05 1 1.04 5 83.60 129 98.62 106.0 0.27 155 2.0 94 151,468 148 -1
Morgantown, WV MSA MMOG 7 9 108.20 5 101.43 71 134.31 4 104.48 56 1.00 48 123.36 16 105.46 37.0 0.61 59 4.0 40 136,133 153 2
College Station-Bryan, TX MSA MCSB 8 38 107.38 8 104.30 7 122.27 12 105.31 33 0.99 91 116.59 22 102.30 71.0 0.62 57 2.0 94 236,819 161 30
Greenville, NC MSA MGVL 9 13 100.04 66 100.89 96 115.80 30 106.59 16 1.01 23 129.18 14 111.71 9.0 1.47 3 3.0 61 195,495 161 4
Auburn-Opelika, AL MSA MAUB 10 37 105.49 13 104.26 9 109.13 78 104.75 48 1.02 15 139.73 7 122.03 5.0 0.39 120 2.0 94 150,933 162 27
Columbia, MO MSA MCOM 11 1 107.37 9 102.49 31 119.98 16 106.60 15 0.98 140 150.02 2 100.48 89.0 0.74 36 5.0 23 181,030 168 -10
Odessa, TX MSA MODE 12 14 114.71 2 102.38 36 151.26 2 117.24 2 1.03 7 94.64 76 102.53 68.0 0.15 178 0.0 163 149,378 171 2
Dubuque, IA MSA MDUB 13 10 105.68 12 100.70 106 121.36 13 106.49 19 1.01 28 145.62 5 93.14 163.0 0.64 55 5.0 23 95,697 177 -3
Ames, IA MSA MAME 14 71 103.39 23 102.15 42 113.02 50 105.03 39 1.01 38 107.39 36 109.63 15.0 0.48 90 2.0 94 92,406 182 57
Cleveland, TN MSA MCLD 15 25 107.80 6 102.33 38 113.96 43 108.91 7 1.01 27 111.91 31 97.38 125.0 0.36 129 2.0 94 118,538 183 10
St. Joseph, MO-KS MSA MSTJ 16 11 103.85 20 100.80 102 111.58 57 104.79 46 1.01 24 140.05 6 114.85 7.0 0.87 23 2.0 94 127,767 185 -5
San Angelo, TX MSA MSAO 17 8 104.91 16 102.42 35 121.01 15 104.66 51 1.02 12 72.83 159 96.62 136.0 0.56 72 3.0 61 116,566 202 -9
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA MSA MHMT 18 41 102.21 32 104.03 12 117.24 26 108.02 11 0.99 94 101.67 50 104.82 41.0 0.25 157 2.0 94 209,890 204 23
Cheyenne, WY MSA MCHE 19 12 102.05 33 102.79 23 117.55 23 105.71 21 0.99 121 102.12 48 104.45 50.0 0.40 114 4.0 40 95,809 204 -7
Jonesboro, AR MSA MJOB 20 18 105.36 15 102.03 49 118.13 20 104.04 68 1.00 54 91.23 98 98.50 107.0 0.78 29 3.0 61 125,633 208 -2
Waco, TX MSA MWAC 21 22 99.29 74 100.93 91 114.57 35 104.16 62 1.00 52 120.34 19 103.36 61.0 1.18 8 8.0 2 241,481 211 1
Longview, TX MSA MLOG 22 7 102.03 36 100.84 98 127.08 7 106.94 14 1.01 18 85.36 123 101.91 74.0 0.44 102 2.0 94 216,530 217 -15
Sumter, SC MSA MSUT 23 95 100.49 58 101.52 68 114.27 36 110.57 5 1.00 57 93.71 81 102.84 65.0 0.48 91 2.0 94 108,123 229 72
Sioux Falls, SD MSA MSIU 24 19 105.42 14 102.38 37 118.90 18 106.58 17 0.99 108 86.49 116 97.70 117.0 0.53 76 2.0 94 243,513 233 -5
Fond du Lac, WI MSA MFLW 25 65 97.23 112 102.93 19 107.10 94 105.54 26 0.99 87 110.41 34 109.66 14.0 0.58 68 7.0 7 101,798 235 40
St. Cloud, MN MSA MSTC 26 30 100.97 48 101.66 63 111.43 58 105.06 38 1.01 29 98.68 55 98.06 111.0 0.40 116 3.0 61 191,306 240 4
Rochester, MN MSA MROE 27 62 101.80 41 101.47 69 112.24 53 105.36 28 0.99 110 104.06 41 97.09 127.0 0.87 22 5.0 23 191,018 240 35
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA MSA MBLC 28 21 101.06 46 101.68 61 106.53 101 105.15 35 1.00 63 105.66 39 102.31 69.0 0.70 43 3.0 61 164,823 242 -7
Napa, CA MSA MNAA 29 34 101.91 39 104.67 4 105.54 111 105.13 36 0.99 82 98.21 57 96.14 140.0 0.66 50 4.0 40 140,326 244 5
Barnstable Town, MA MSA MBAR 30 43 100.68 55 102.10 45 106.18 107 103.76 77 1.02 11 96.45 68 96.84 132.0 0.77 32 6.0 11 214,990 245 13
Missoula, MT MSA MMIS 31 73 100.73 54 102.06 47 108.17 86 103.39 94 1.01 31 103.99 42 105.87 34.0 0.47 92 3.0 61 111,807 251 42
Ithaca, NY MSA MITH 32 32 107.53 7 102.46 33 112.80 51 103.42 92 0.98 141 93.67 83 98.43 109.0 0.95 18 5.0 23 103,617 259 0
Williamsport, PA MSA MWII 33 6 103.08 26 98.70 168 126.23 8 105.41 27 1.01 34 83.77 128 96.08 142.0 0.59 63 5.0 23 116,754 259 -27
Anderson, SC MSA MANE 34 102 100.62 56 104.92 3 107.44 92 103.34 97 1.01 25 116.70 21 128.85 2.0 0.27 156 0.0 163 190,641 261 68
Logan, UT-ID MSA MLOA 35 17 102.63 29 102.17 41 114.06 40 101.05 156 0.98 152 146.66 4 104.63 44.0 1.26 6 7.0 7 129,763 264 -18
Bellingham, WA MSA MBEL 36 45 98.23 96 102.11 44 113.80 44 104.93 40 0.99 103 96.32 69 92.90 164.0 1.10 10 8.0 2 206,353 264 9
Pueblo, CO MSA MPUE 37 72 99.93 68 101.13 83 114.24 37 102.52 123 1.00 56 98.02 59 107.59 22.0 0.59 64 5.0 23 161,451 265 35
State College, PA MSA MSTG 37 28 101.02 47 100.89 94 117.44 24 102.40 124 0.99 84 100.64 52 100.74 87.0 1.00 15 8.0 2 155,403 265 -9
Burlington-South Burlington, VT MSA MBUR 39 23 102.24 31 100.11 138 113.71 45 104.10 66 1.00 72 108.53 35 96.06 145.0 1.32 5 5.0 23 214,796 268 -16
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL MSA MCRE 40 85 98.71 87 101.29 76 107.78 90 105.34 31 1.01 20 73.44 158 99.42 98.0 1.17 9 4.0 40 193,811 269 45
Janesville, WI MSA MJAN 41 108 93.93 153 102.61 27 97.25 166 106.95 13 1.01 37 120.46 18 127.75 3.0 0.60 61 4.0 40 160,739 269 67
Charlottesville, VA MSA MCHV 42 89 102.05 34 101.77 56 111.69 55 104.26 58 0.98 163 91.42 95 105.49 36.0 0.76 34 5.0 23 206,919 271 47
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA MSA MWEN 43 67 98.59 88 101.98 53 109.41 74 103.51 91 1.03 8 112.41 30 105.82 35.0 0.41 110 1.0 129 113,438 274 24
Elkhart-Goshen, IN MSA MELK 44 104 100.06 65 104.23 10 95.20 172 110.49 6 1.04 3 50.31 179 103.40 59.0 0.36 131 3.0 61 200,563 277 60
Winchester, VA-WV MSA MWIN 45 40 104.21 18 102.50 30 108.58 83 103.31 99 1.00 77 88.70 106 110.08 13.0 0.37 126 2.0 94 131,980 280 -5
Bend, OR MSA MBND 46 84 94.53 147 104.61 5 93.80 174 103.68 84 1.00 44 134.46 9 109.57 18.0 1.19 7 6.0 11 165,954 280 38
Tyler, TX MSA MTYL 46 48 100.21 63 101.85 55 111.59 56 102.91 111 1.00 70 97.38 60 98.77 105.0 0.58 67 6.0 11 216,080 280 2
Abilene, TX MSA MABI 48 47 98.33 93 101.27 79 113.57 46 105.56 25 1.00 59 88.98 105 108.70 20.0 0.45 99 1.0 129 167,501 281 -1
Lebanon, PA MSA MLEB 49 24 101.28 45 100.56 116 115.37 31 103.62 85 0.98 133 113.76 27 97.98 113.0 1.09 11 6.0 11 135,486 289 -25
Billings, MT MSA MBIL 50 26 100.79 52 101.58 66 114.66 33 105.66 24 0.99 80 81.86 136 96.54 137.0 0.41 109 2.0 94 164,502 290 -24
St. George, UT MSA MSAU 51 63 99.89 69 105.15 2 97.50 165 105.35 30 1.02 9 94.03 79 94.81 155.0 0.51 82 1.0 129 147,800 293 12
Jacksonville, NC MSA MJAS 52 52 103.23 25 101.62 64 132.98 5 100.69 167 0.99 96 111.13 32 104.89 39.0 0.40 117 2.0 94 185,220 293 0
Lafayette, IN MSA MLAF 53 20 102.05 35 101.33 75 113.96 42 104.69 49 0.98 157 84.97 124 100.66 88.0 0.64 53 5.0 23 209,027 295 -33
Casper, WY MSA MCAS 54 31 103.45 22 101.75 59 121.01 14 108.64 8 0.99 120 89.43 104 95.90 149.0 0.18 177 1.0 129 80,973 296 -23
Las Cruces, NM MSA MLSC 55 82 101.43 42 100.91 92 114.08 39 101.22 149 0.98 158 116.56 23 110.18 12.0 0.86 24 7.0 7 213,460 302 27
Monroe, LA MSA MMOR 55 111 99.72 71 101.20 80 109.27 76 103.93 72 0.99 107 104.33 40 107.13 27.0 0.49 86 3.0 61 178,564 302 56
Kankakee-Bradley, IL MSA MKAK 57 42 98.25 95 99.71 150 108.74 80 105.67 23 0.99 100 149.73 3 103.92 56.0 1.01 14 3.0 61 112,120 303 -15
Dover, DE MSA MDOV 58 142 99.14 76 102.20 40 105.16 118 104.51 55 0.98 129 106.00 38 118.60 6.0 0.42 105 3.0 61 169,416 308 84
Battle Creek, MI MSA MBCR 59 167 100.61 57 102.95 18 106.47 105 105.33 32 1.00 41 102.30 45 88.87 175.0 0.24 161 0.0 163 135,012 309 108
Bowling Green, KY MSA MBOW 60 87 103.08 27 102.02 51 108.67 81 103.74 78 1.01 19 81.38 138 99.17 103.0 0.20 172 1.0 129 130,432 310 27
Elizabethtown, KY MSA MELI 61 55 103.51 21 101.59 65 124.11 10 97.79 178 0.99 104 93.84 80 103.37 60.0 0.45 98 3.0 61 122,255 310 -6
Springfield, OH MSA MSPF 62 156 99.11 77 102.71 24 106.03 108 103.05 105 1.01 36 119.74 20 158.37 1.0 0.18 176 0.0 163 136,167 312 94
Yakima, WA MSA MYAK 63 78 99.01 79 101.42 72 113.35 48 104.62 52 1.00 51 110.64 33 90.30 168.0 0.36 132 1.0 129 247,044 314 15
Cumberland, MD-WV MSA MCUM 64 68 98.78 84 99.68 153 113.34 49 101.06 154 1.01 33 113.38 28 104.60 45.0 0.74 37 6.0 11 101,225 314 4
La Crosse, WI-MN MSA MLAR 65 53 101.30 44 101.28 77 114.11 38 103.56 88 0.99 106 92.45 89 97.53 121.0 0.40 112 4.0 40 135,512 314 -12
Grand Forks, ND-MN MSA MGRF 66 58 104.52 17 100.82 100 119.49 17 107.13 12 0.98 151 86.64 114 103.72 58.0 0.30 147 0.0 163 100,748 316 -8
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA MSA MMOV 67 140 97.16 114 102.86 22 104.81 123 104.89 41 1.00 61 96.60 67 99.41 99.0 0.37 127 3.0 61 118,837 316 73
Yuba City, CA MSA MYUB 68 92 94.34 148 101.87 54 105.33 114 104.11 64 1.00 66 96.84 65 104.85 40.0 0.51 81 6.0 11 168,690 320 24
Madera-Chowchilla, CA MSA MMAR 69 57 98.72 86 102.69 25 106.66 99 104.13 63 0.98 130 91.14 99 104.30 52.0 0.46 95 4.0 40 152,389 321 -12
Lake Charles, LA MSA MLAK 70 54 97.73 106 101.70 60 111.16 60 105.13 37 1.02 16 84.70 125 97.40 124.0 0.25 159 1.0 129 202,040 322 -16
Eau Claire, WI MSA MEAU 71 60 99.82 70 100.03 142 111.38 59 104.83 44 1.00 53 87.24 111 96.91 130.0 0.59 62 3.0 61 164,570 324 -11
Harrisonburg, VA MSA MHAN 72 106 100.96 49 100.69 108 110.12 69 104.05 67 1.00 73 82.95 132 122.24 4.0 0.43 104 1.0 129 129,136 324 34
Pascagoula, MS MSA MPAS 73 90 94.97 142 102.86 21 110.65 64 100.33 170 1.01 22 92.61 88 99.65 93.0 0.69 44 4.0 40 163,609 324 17
Appleton, WI MSA MAPP 74 33 99.01 78 101.36 74 107.99 88 104.56 54 1.00 71 83.58 130 98.49 108.0 0.52 79 3.0 61 229,962 326 -41
Lewiston, ID-WA MSA MLET 75 126 97.98 102 103.10 16 104.65 125 101.04 158 1.00 69 131.16 12 109.59 17.0 0.49 87 3.0 61 62,025 329 51
Great Falls, MT MSA MGRE 76 79 100.42 59 101.36 73 112.22 54 101.54 143 1.00 75 132.69 10 101.28 84.0 0.38 124 2.0 94 82,384 329 3
Owensboro, KY MSA MOWE 77 44 103.23 24 100.14 137 112.71 52 104.84 42 1.00 55 91.90 92 97.97 114.0 0.21 169 1.0 129 116,401 331 -33
Coeur d'Alene, ID MSA MCOE 78 97 97.73 105 104.28 8 97.94 164 100.39 168 1.01 26 97.22 62 103.78 57.0 0.65 51 5.0 23 144,265 334 19
Kokomo, IN MSA MKOK 79 115 97.72 107 102.51 29 84.28 179 103.71 80 1.03 6 93.24 86 103.95 55.0 0.36 134 3.0 61 98,410 335 36
Champaign-Urbana, IL MSA MCHA 80 131 93.32 159 101.28 78 110.78 63 103.77 76 0.99 109 94.22 78 103.30 62.0 0.74 35 6.0 11 235,162 340 51
Chico, CA MSA MCHO 81 96 98.26 94 104.41 6 102.75 140 104.17 61 0.99 99 96.08 72 95.56 151.0 0.49 89 3.0 61 222,090 345 15
Rapid City, SD MSA MRAP 82 39 102.34 30 101.13 82 116.83 27 104.22 59 0.98 159 92.25 91 95.51 152.0 0.36 130 2.0 94 132,963 347 -43
Sherman-Denison, TX MSA MSHE 83 77 100.86 51 102.26 39 108.85 79 102.27 128 0.99 101 91.27 97 97.48 122.0 0.70 42 1.0 129 122,353 349 -6
Amarillo, TX MSA MAMA 84 59 100.35 60 100.89 95 114.77 32 103.69 81 0.99 115 97.19 64 99.26 102.0 0.37 128 1.0 129 256,094 350 -25
Joplin, MO MSA MJOP 85 61 100.78 53 101.03 88 109.82 72 103.42 93 0.99 119 71.74 160 100.33 91.0 0.58 66 5.0 23 175,243 350 -24
Bloomington, IN MSA MBLM 86 75 98.19 97 100.63 110 109.38 75 102.59 121 0.99 113 115.15 26 101.57 80.0 2.06 2 3.0 61 195,870 353 -11
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA MSA MWAE 87 35 101.99 37 100.44 123 117.61 22 105.71 22 0.97 168 90.01 102 101.80 76.0 0.29 151 1.0 129 169,484 354 -52
Tuscaloosa, AL MSA MTUS 88 69 98.14 99 101.06 85 109.82 73 103.52 90 1.04 1 82.88 133 101.96 73.0 0.20 173 1.0 129 224,971 354 -19
Gainesville, GA MSA MGAG 89 49 98.96 80 102.67 26 105.53 112 101.06 153 1.00 42 84.63 126 103.18 64.0 0.44 103 2.0 94 187,745 357 -40
Sheboygan, WI MSA MSHB 90 172 92.56 167 102.04 48 101.18 152 103.98 70 1.01 30 115.72 25 104.54 46.0 0.38 123 2.0 94 114,922 359 82
Medford, OR MSA MMED 91 114 95.05 140 102.45 34 99.01 163 103.95 71 0.98 147 126.08 15 102.08 72.0 1.00 17 6.0 11 208,545 360 23
El Centro, CA MSA MELC 92 29 103.06 28 104.18 11 110.18 68 102.99 107 0.99 122 97.30 61 85.94 178.0 0.25 158 0.0 163 176,584 362 -63
Monroe, MI MSA MMOE 93 161 98.47 90 103.30 14 96.48 169 106.36 20 0.98 141 94.78 75 107.35 25.0 0.35 136 1.0 129 150,376 363 68
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI MSA MOSH 94 64 99.96 67 99.71 151 110.27 67 103.02 106 1.00 45 94.52 77 94.25 158.0 0.57 69 3.0 61 169,541 364 -30
Wheeling, WV-OH MSA MWHE 95 135 99.31 73 101.01 89 116.24 28 104.84 43 0.98 141 90.60 100 102.76 66.0 0.24 160 0.0 163 145,757 364 40
Valdosta, GA MSA MVAD 96 51 94.18 150 100.56 115 110.03 71 103.58 87 0.99 124 132.22 11 101.07 85.0 0.68 45 5.0 23 142,897 370 -45
Terre Haute, IN MSA MTER 97 109 95.89 125 99.26 157 107.59 91 103.68 83 1.00 40 73.62 157 100.41 90.0 1.01 13 6.0 11 172,195 371 12
Flagstaff, AZ MSA MFLA 98 50 96.69 118 101.77 57 105.22 116 102.94 110 0.98 127 152.15 1 105.03 38.0 0.70 41 1.0 129 136,539 372 -48
Lawrence, KS MSA MLWR 99 105 98.91 82 100.56 117 106.48 104 102.86 112 1.01 17 97.22 63 98.40 110.0 0.44 100 1.0 129 114,322 372 6
Florence, SC MSA MFLO 100 124 97.19 113 102.09 46 104.15 128 103.91 74 1.00 50 92.83 87 89.24 173.0 0.35 135 3.0 61 206,261 376 24
Muncie, IN MSA MMUN 101 122 95.41 135 97.81 174 101.55 150 104.76 47 1.04 2 77.48 149 111.71 8.0 0.50 83 4.0 40 117,484 381 21
Topeka, KS MSA MTOP 102 121 98.92 81 100.67 109 110.61 65 103.34 96 1.00 79 101.95 49 97.64 119.0 0.32 141 1.0 129 234,203 382 19
Athens-Clarke County, GA MSA MATH 103 94 97.56 108 102.02 50 106.89 97 102.78 115 0.98 146 122.26 17 101.49 81.0 0.52 78 2.0 94 197,905 383 -9
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD MSA MSIO 104 107 98.82 83 102.12 43 107.87 89 103.12 104 0.98 139 88.16 107 106.04 33.0 0.31 144 1.0 129 143,757 391 3
Corvallis, OR MSA MCOV 105 36 100.06 64 99.91 144 103.26 137 102.63 120 0.99 95 103.70 44 90.62 167.0 4.24 1 8.0 2 86,591 392 -69
Jackson, TN MSA MJAT 106 123 99.53 72 100.36 128 105.99 110 104.67 50 1.00 64 85.82 122 106.10 31.0 0.20 174 0.0 163 116,054 394 17
Hot Springs, AR MSA MHOT 107 117 96.45 119 100.38 127 108.11 87 104.10 65 0.99 105 87.83 110 96.63 135.0 0.77 31 3.0 61 97,173 395 10
Bay City, MI MSA MBCY 108 125 97.50 109 101.04 87 103.91 129 102.81 114 1.00 65 86.72 113 102.31 70.0 0.80 28 1.0 129 106,832 396 17
Longview, WA MSA MLON 109 139 95.96 123 99.77 149 104.92 120 105.35 29 1.02 13 95.57 74 95.98 147.0 0.36 133 1.0 129 101,860 397 30
Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA MSA MHIN 110 93 101.85 40 98.79 165 123.10 11 98.37 176 1.00 49 62.53 176 103.29 63.0 0.42 107 1.0 129 80,759 399 -17
Lima, OH MSA MLIM 111 163 96.35 120 100.73 104 104.23 127 103.53 89 0.99 83 86.56 115 104.75 42.0 0.39 119 3.0 61 105,298 407 52
Altoona, PA MSA MALT 112 86 98.07 101 100.17 135 108.22 85 101.69 139 0.99 97 86.13 118 104.49 47.0 0.91 19 2.0 94 126,314 409 -26
Hattiesburg, MS MSA MHAT 113 118 98.58 89 101.00 90 110.39 66 104.82 45 0.98 160 75.36 154 96.00 146.0 0.24 164 4.0 40 147,991 413 5
Punta Gorda, FL MSA MPUG 114 145 100.27 61 101.99 52 97.20 167 103.34 95 1.00 47 82.80 134 98.05 112.0 0.27 153 0.0 163 164,736 414 31
Prescott, AZ MSA MPRE 115 170 91.20 171 101.68 62 92.08 176 104.44 57 1.00 74 78.39 146 110.40 11.0 0.40 113 3.0 61 215,133 415 55
Pittsfield, MA MSA MPIS 116 74 98.78 85 100.83 99 102.00 146 101.40 144 0.99 98 92.39 90 97.74 116.0 0.83 25 4.0 40 129,585 416 -42
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI MSA MSAG 117 147 100.22 62 100.54 119 99.87 159 100.83 166 1.00 39 84.25 127 107.24 26.0 0.46 94 2.0 94 196,542 421 30
Bloomington-Normal, IL MSA MBLO 118 98 97.27 111 99.02 162 116.24 29 104.19 60 0.96 176 83.38 131 97.70 118.0 0.62 58 3.0 61 174,647 425 -20
Glens Falls, NY MSA MGLF 119 66 97.12 115 98.27 170 113.53 47 103.12 103 0.99 93 73.92 156 88.30 176.0 0.87 21 3.0 61 128,430 432 -53
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL MSA MVER 120 133 95.18 139 100.90 93 95.34 171 106.50 18 0.97 167 85.88 120 106.15 30.0 0.64 54 2.0 94 141,994 434 13
Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI MSA MMUS 121 56 96.20 121 100.77 103 102.53 143 103.32 98 0.99 92 79.61 144 109.63 16.0 0.38 121 2.0 94 171,008 438 -65
Elmira, NY MSA MELM 122 100 95.04 141 97.82 173 114.00 41 100.99 161 0.98 161 100.96 51 104.66 43.0 0.71 40 6.0 11 88,506 441 -22
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH MSA MPAR 123 112 95.66 130 100.56 114 106.43 106 104.57 53 0.98 138 90.22 101 96.16 139.0 0.50 85 2.0 94 161,357 441 -11
Idaho Falls, ID MSA MIDA 124 88 99.18 75 102.99 17 102.55 142 102.21 131 0.98 135 76.75 151 89.89 170.0 0.49 88 2.0 94 134,431 442 -36
Jefferson City, MO MSA MJEF 125 120 95.43 133 100.42 124 106.95 96 101.20 151 0.99 112 103.86 43 97.41 123.0 0.56 70 4.0 40 150,494 444 -5
Springfield, IL MSA MSPR 126 127 98.40 92 98.96 163 110.89 61 101.37 146 0.99 88 64.50 172 97.63 120.0 0.56 73 3.0 61 211,752 449 1
Goldsboro, NC MSA MGOL 127 76 95.70 129 100.04 141 109.22 77 103.12 102 0.98 132 134.63 8 99.50 95.0 0.34 138 1.0 129 124,583 451 -51
Burlington, NC MSA MBUN 128 46 95.40 136 100.16 136 102.06 145 103.31 100 0.99 118 91.71 93 94.73 156.0 0.76 33 8.0 2 154,378 457 -82
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MSA MFLR 129 150 98.44 91 100.54 118 106.49 103 101.02 159 1.00 43 81.25 141 104.06 53.0 0.21 170 0.0 163 147,317 457 21
Salisbury, MD MSA MSAS 130 116 94.27 149 99.79 146 102.19 144 101.32 148 1.00 62 91.42 96 93.42 161.0 1.00 16 9.0 1 127,169 462 -14
Lewiston-Auburn, ME MSA MLEW 131 128 97.90 103 100.40 126 106.57 100 102.95 109 0.99 114 98.57 56 96.13 141.0 0.31 143 1.0 129 107,604 463 -3
Racine, WI MSA MRAC 132 119 94.92 144 99.17 159 104.35 126 103.92 73 1.00 46 93.61 84 93.70 160.0 0.32 142 2.0 94 195,041 464 -13
Bangor, ME MSA MBAN 133 159 98.11 100 100.60 112 105.26 115 102.22 130 0.99 90 77.89 148 97.23 126.0 0.40 115 2.0 94 153,364 464 26
Kingston, NY MSA MKIS 134 143 95.92 124 100.46 122 103.52 134 100.96 163 0.99 81 89.95 103 95.26 154.0 0.63 56 5.0 23 180,998 466 9
Anderson, IN MSA MAND 135 103 95.41 134 98.78 166 101.93 147 102.96 108 1.01 35 86.09 119 104.40 51.0 0.29 150 2.0 94 130,482 469 -32
Fairbanks, AK MSA MFAI 136 27 101.91 38 98.78 167 117.28 25 102.36 126 0.96 175 98.18 58 94.41 157.0 0.24 162 0.0 163 100,436 471 -109
Warner Robins, GA MSA MWAR 137 113 101.32 43 99.39 155 110.79 62 100.85 165 0.98 149 82.66 135 93.89 159.0 0.67 49 1.0 129 147,658 476 -24
Redding, CA MSA MRED 138 151 95.31 137 103.14 15 93.99 173 101.18 152 0.98 136 79.54 145 96.84 131.0 0.46 96 5.0 23 178,980 477 13
Macon, GA MSA MMAC 139 110 96.87 117 100.73 105 106.02 109 102.38 125 0.98 128 78.08 147 96.95 129.0 0.50 84 2.0 94 231,259 477 -29
Rome, GA MSA MROR 140 132 93.72 155 100.58 113 103.43 136 102.32 127 0.99 117 91.43 94 96.73 134.0 0.60 60 4.0 40 95,821 478 -8
Lynchburg, VA MSA MLYN 141 129 93.31 160 100.33 129 104.74 124 102.26 129 0.97 172 96.66 66 100.76 86.0 0.80 27 5.0 23 256,455 479 -12
Decatur, AL MSA MDEZ 142 134 93.21 161 100.23 133 103.76 130 102.64 119 0.99 123 106.09 37 109.34 19.0 0.30 148 2.0 94 153,374 479 -8
Gadsden, AL MSA MGAD 143 141 96.16 122 100.41 125 103.63 133 101.40 145 1.00 76 74.12 155 104.05 54.0 0.24 163 3.0 61 103,931 481 -2
Wausau, WI MSA MWAU 144 174 93.46 158 101.45 70 100.08 158 103.79 75 0.98 148 87.96 108 106.51 29.0 0.27 154 1.0 129 135,416 482 30
Hanford-Corcoran, CA MSA MHAF 145 80 95.64 131 100.69 107 105.05 119 99.73 174 1.00 78 81.10 142 101.80 75.0 0.22 168 4.0 40 150,960 483 -65
Danville, IL MSA MDAI 146 160 93.13 162 97.07 179 107.08 95 102.67 118 1.00 60 70.83 162 99.43 97.0 0.44 101 3.0 61 80,329 485 14
Jackson, MI MSA MJAK 147 149 94.83 145 100.86 97 105.21 117 103.69 82 0.98 153 81.34 139 104.48 48.0 0.31 145 1.0 129 160,369 485 2
Johnson City, TN MSA MJON 148 70 95.61 132 98.19 172 108.67 82 103.15 101 0.98 155 65.05 170 95.96 148.0 0.72 39 6.0 11 200,966 486 -78
Johnstown, PA MSA MJOH 149 99 94.11 152 98.20 171 106.73 98 100.32 171 0.99 102 96.15 71 96.07 143.0 1.02 12 4.0 40 140,499 486 -50
Ocean City, NJ MSA MOCE 150 157 97.09 116 101.55 67 101.87 148 100.92 164 1.04 4 66.22 168 80.00 179.0 0.21 171 0.0 163 95,897 494 7
Lawton, OK MSA MLAT 151 137 100.95 50 100.32 130 114.58 34 98.21 177 0.98 164 66.42 167 99.49 96.0 0.27 152 0.0 163 124,937 496 -14
Morristown, TN MSA MMOW 152 173 91.67 169 101.10 84 101.69 149 104.02 69 0.99 85 64.70 171 101.68 77.0 0.22 167 0.0 163 137,899 497 21
Santa Fe, NM MSA MSFE 153 168 94.95 143 101.05 86 100.73 155 101.34 147 0.98 137 67.32 166 107.57 23.0 0.41 111 3.0 61 147,423 499 15
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA MSA MBRE 154 162 95.88 126 100.03 143 107.22 93 100.98 162 0.99 126 70.99 161 98.82 104.0 0.55 74 3.0 61 253,968 500 8
Brunswick, GA MSA MBSW 155 158 90.26 174 100.82 101 99.23 162 103.72 79 0.97 171 87.92 109 106.09 32.0 0.37 125 3.0 61 113,807 500 3
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ MSA MVIN 156 153 93.62 156 99.90 145 103.51 135 101.90 134 0.99 116 85.83 121 101.31 83.0 0.58 65 3.0 61 157,332 501 -3
Wichita Falls, TX MSA MWIH 157 154 93.87 154 98.87 164 102.96 139 102.71 117 0.98 141 77.32 150 102.66 67.0 0.72 38 4.0 40 151,201 507 -3
Alexandria, LA MSA MALE 158 152 93.50 157 99.70 152 105.38 113 101.74 137 0.97 165 116.23 24 107.47 24.0 0.33 140 2.0 94 154,753 509 -6
Yuma, AZ MSA MYUM 159 91 95.74 128 100.31 131 106.51 102 102.84 113 0.96 178 93.70 82 89.58 171.0 0.52 80 2.0 94 201,201 509 -68
Mansfield, OH MSA MMAS 160 165 91.21 170 99.51 154 93.67 175 101.62 142 1.00 67 68.19 164 101.58 79.0 0.67 46 4.0 40 121,773 513 5
Pocatello, ID MSA MPOC 161 148 95.78 127 101.76 58 101.21 151 100.36 169 0.98 162 86.87 112 99.37 101.0 0.34 137 2.0 94 90,968 523 -13
Grand Junction, CO MSA MGRJ 162 83 91.17 172 100.50 121 104.82 122 102.76 116 0.99 111 80.39 143 97.96 115.0 0.42 108 1.0 129 147,554 523 -79
Farmington, NM MSA MFAM 163 130 94.14 151 100.10 139 110.06 70 103.60 86 0.96 177 99.10 54 96.07 144.0 0.15 179 0.0 163 126,503 525 -33
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL MSA MPAN 164 171 97.81 104 100.53 120 100.72 156 100.24 172 0.99 89 62.92 175 88.17 177.0 0.52 77 2.0 94 174,987 531 7
Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR MSA MTEX 165 101 95.19 138 97.43 176 108.58 84 101.04 157 0.99 86 76.45 152 99.63 94.0 0.30 149 1.0 129 136,889 531 -64
Albany, GA MSA MALN 166 146 94.81 146 100.30 132 103.74 131 101.87 135 0.97 166 95.90 73 96.81 133.0 0.56 71 1.0 129 155,694 537 -20
Decatur, IL MSA MDEC 166 138 93.06 163 97.63 175 103.70 132 101.84 136 0.98 134 93.38 85 101.38 82.0 0.39 118 3.0 61 109,278 537 -28
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI MSA MNIL 168 166 92.80 165 100.20 134 100.50 157 101.20 150 1.00 58 81.33 140 99.80 92.0 0.33 139 1.0 129 155,252 538 -2
Danville, VA MSA MDNV 169 81 97.32 110 99.79 147 103.17 138 102.07 133 0.95 179 102.12 47 96.19 138.0 0.42 106 1.0 129 105,333 539 -88
Sandusky, OH MSA MSAD 170 144 98.15 98 101.18 81 102.73 141 101.70 138 0.98 156 59.49 178 90.05 169.0 0.18 175 0.0 163 76,048 563 -26
Binghamton, NY MSA MBIN 171 164 92.86 164 99.05 161 100.82 154 100.20 173 0.98 154 76.16 153 95.46 153.0 1.40 4 7.0 7 247,777 567 -7
Dalton, GA MSA MDAG 171 177 85.77 179 99.79 148 89.30 178 101.65 140 0.98 141 65.78 169 96.97 128.0 0.89 20 4.0 40 142,212 567 6
Michigan City-La Porte, IN MSA MMIC 173 136 90.58 173 98.27 169 101.15 153 102.12 132 0.98 131 81.61 137 92.78 165.0 0.46 93 5.0 23 111,281 569 -37
Rocky Mount, NC MSA MROM 174 169 88.10 176 99.24 158 99.29 161 102.56 122 0.97 173 63.16 174 95.69 150.0 0.78 30 6.0 11 150,667 572 -5
Carson City, NV MSA MCAR 175 176 86.29 178 99.31 156 89.79 177 98.86 175 0.99 125 69.40 163 89.12 174.0 0.53 75 4.0 40 54,080 610 1
Dothan, AL MSA MDOT 176 175 92.09 168 100.09 140 99.56 160 101.65 141 0.98 150 67.81 165 99.39 100.0 0.23 166 1.0 129 147,691 611 -1
Pine Bluff, AR MSA MPIN 177 179 92.56 166 97.23 178 104.91 121 101.06 155 0.97 170 64.33 173 89.55 172.0 0.31 146 2.0 94 95,815 637 2
Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV MSA MSTE 178 155 89.37 175 99.11 160 97.04 168 101.01 160 0.97 169 86.42 117 92.03 166.0 0.23 165 2.0 94 121,992 649 -23
Anniston-Oxford, AL MSA MANI 179 178 87.82 177 97.31 177 96.21 170 97.58 179 0.96 174 60.17 177 93.23 162.0 0.38 122 0.0 163 116,736 699 -1
MSA = metropolitan statistical area
MD = metropolitan division
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