Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2015

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.

Metropolitan Area City Code 2015 2014 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 2013 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 MFAR 1 1 108.39 8 101.69 20 116.48 5 102.03 27 99.77 67 109.58 26 102.57 52.0 0.71 50 4.0 26 228,291 100 0
Bismarck, ND MBSM 2 4 107.80 10 100.23 58 128.54 4 104.45 8 101.46 12 106.44 33 106.29 26.0 0.52 89 2.0 80 126,597 101 2
Ames, IA MAME 3 14 103.03 24 101.77 19 103.00 48 100.99 45 101.70 10 120.49 11 102.47 53.0 0.49 103 3.0 48 94,073 124 11
Janesville-Beloit, WI MJAN 4 41 99.89 58 100.27 56 101.12 63 107.52 3 101.11 22 143.65 1 115.97 6.0 0.65 55 3.0 48 161,188 126 37
Odessa, TX MODE 5 12 123.33 2 104.37 2 131.22 3 103.34 15 101.18 19 101.34 54 107.59 17.0 0.20 196 0.0 177 153,904 129 7
The Villages, FL MTHE 6 0 113.33 4 102.81 8 132.43 2 109.35 1 99.95 57 96.38 76 106.63 22.0 0.26 175 1.0 125 114,350 133 N/A
Columbus, IN MCON 7 2 113.12 5 101.37 23 108.91 14 97.05 178 103.26 2 120.75 10 106.52 23.0 0.72 47 4.0 26 80,217 135 -5
Bend-Redmond, OR MBND 8 46 105.18 15 104.05 3 94.21 160 104.73 6 103.09 3 119.36 12 94.69 163.0 1.00 12 6.0 4 170,388 138 38
Logan, UT-ID MLOA 9 35 103.07 23 101.03 28 102.73 52 101.66 36 99.54 77 97.71 69 101.13 82.0 1.07 10 6.0 4 131,364 146 26
Auburn-Opelika, AL MAUB 10 10 107.09 11 101.13 25 101.37 61 101.12 44 101.28 16 118.16 13 101.14 80.0 0.38 140 2.0 80 154,255 154 0
Midland, TX MMID 11 6 130.47 1 105.43 1 140.57 1 106.13 4 100.84 26 99.13 62 90.55 191.0 0.23 188 1.0 125 161,290 155 -5
Elkhart-Goshen, IN MELK 12 44 119.29 3 101.91 15 102.71 53 103.65 12 103.32 1 54.31 198 100.86 92.0 0.39 133 3.0 48 201,971 157 32
Sioux Falls, SD MSIU 13 24 103.97 20 100.52 46 107.98 19 100.83 49 100.64 33 96.76 74 100.97 86.0 0.58 71 1.0 125 248,351 169 11
Wenatchee, WA MWEN 14 43 99.01 77 101.23 24 102.85 50 102.72 18 101.15 20 111.03 18 112.60 10.0 0.46 109 0.0 177 114,392 170 29
Victoria, TX MVIC 15 3 105.77 13 100.74 33 111.77 9 104.67 7 100.58 34 99.90 58 100.32 100.0 0.30 166 0.0 177 98,630 170 -12
Napa, CA MNAA 16 29 106.41 12 102.11 13 99.62 83 103.16 17 100.96 23 94.40 83 91.11 187.0 0.62 64 2.0 80 141,667 174 13
Jonesboro, AR MJOB 17 20 103.44 22 100.46 52 106.85 24 100.11 75 101.86 9 115.01 16 97.33 133.0 0.58 74 1.0 125 126,764 175 3
Bellingham, WA MBEL 18 36 99.92 57 100.22 59 104.06 36 101.47 37 100.72 30 93.20 92 92.54 180.0 1.07 9 6.0 4 208,351 177 18
Columbia, MO MCOM 19 11 102.89 25 98.38 153 111.67 10 101.37 39 99.91 62 130.21 6 100.87 91.0 0.76 38 4.0 26 172,717 181 -8
St. George, UT MSAU 20 51 108.72 7 103.40 4 97.57 116 103.38 14 99.79 65 102.99 48 109.45 12.0 0.50 97 0.0 177 151,948 183 31
Chico, CA MCHO 21 81 101.14 46 100.59 41 99.88 80 102.15 25 100.43 38 107.24 29 103.17 43.0 0.50 100 1.0 125 224,241 186 60
College Station-Bryan, TX MCSB 22 8 102.58 30 100.67 37 110.63 12 101.87 31 97.34 165 110.28 24 105.30 29.0 0.64 60 1.0 125 242,905 193 -14
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL MDAP 23 0 102.02 39 101.83 18 97.41 118 102.06 26 99.99 53 110.33 23 104.80 33.0 0.36 148 2.0 80 200,111 194 N/A
Iowa City, IA MIOW 24 5 102.51 31 99.51 92 107.58 22 101.38 38 100.36 40 88.17 112 94.00 173.0 0.71 49 4.0 26 164,357 198 -19
Winchester, VA-WV MWIN 25 45 104.85 16 99.86 74 102.88 49 100.90 47 101.27 17 92.37 97 101.22 78.0 0.37 145 2.0 80 133,403 198 20
Yuba City, CA MYUB 26 68 96.69 127 100.72 34 100.25 72 101.75 33 100.19 47 107.01 30 103.13 46.0 0.55 85 4.0 26 169,813 199 42
Gainesville, GA MGAG 27 89 105.42 14 101.50 22 98.44 107 102.44 22 100.68 31 79.31 150 101.61 71.0 0.43 121 2.0 80 190,761 200 62
Medford, OR MMED 28 91 98.66 85 100.39 53 96.53 134 102.30 24 101.43 13 98.74 66 96.17 151.0 0.87 23 5.0 9 210,287 213 63
Burlington-South Burlington, VT MBUR 29 39 99.80 60 98.54 145 104.31 34 100.59 58 101.11 21 94.37 84 96.75 141.0 1.23 7 4.0 26 216,167 219 10
Monroe, MI MMOE 30 93 102.71 27 100.12 63 97.02 126 103.47 13 100.36 41 110.79 22 101.93 66.0 0.37 146 1.0 125 149,824 220 63
Charlottesville, VA MCHV 31 42 99.93 56 101.11 26 102.81 51 99.88 81 99.50 83 85.35 124 99.59 113.0 0.72 46 4.0 26 226,968 221 11
Madera, CA MMAR 32 69 101.05 49 101.91 16 102.20 55 104.29 9 96.94 178 98.82 65 104.03 38.0 0.45 110 2.0 80 154,548 222 37
Cheyenne, WY MCHE 33 19 100.32 52 99.81 79 105.95 26 100.50 61 99.03 101 97.29 71 104.04 37.0 0.45 113 2.0 80 96,389 230 -14
Lake Charles, LA MLAK 34 70 101.28 44 103.02 6 97.02 127 100.50 60 101.97 8 90.28 103 102.44 54.0 0.28 171 1.0 125 203,883 231 36
Coeur d'Alene, ID MCOE 35 78 102.12 37 102.18 12 94.04 161 103.20 16 102.48 4 81.66 140 89.84 193.0 0.56 79 2.0 80 147,326 233 43
Barnstable Town, MA MBAR 36 30 99.76 61 99.70 85 99.05 97 100.76 54 99.54 78 100.78 57 100.90 89.0 0.79 32 4.0 26 214,914 234 -6
Fond du Lac, WI MFLW 37 25 99.73 63 99.50 93 97.89 114 100.38 66 99.02 103 126.83 8 108.14 14.0 0.72 48 5.0 9 101,759 235 -12
Kokomo, IN MKOK 38 79 108.14 9 100.50 48 89.57 189 101.67 34 99.16 96 106.46 32 99.95 109.0 0.81 31 3.0 48 82,982 238 41
El Centro, CA MELC 39 92 104.60 17 102.59 9 100.03 77 101.36 40 100.76 28 86.36 120 95.03 160.0 0.23 185 0.0 177 179,091 241 53
Grand Forks, ND-MN MGRF 39 66 101.51 40 99.16 115 108.83 15 99.84 84 100.05 49 94.35 85 106.64 21.0 0.36 147 1.0 125 101,842 241 27
San Angelo, TX MSAO 41 17 102.71 28 99.88 72 107.86 20 100.82 51 100.02 51 81.13 147 90.71 190.0 0.55 86 1.0 125 118,182 243 -24
Flagstaff, AZ MFLA 42 98 97.39 112 99.23 107 100.01 78 101.96 30 99.98 54 132.98 5 102.26 58.0 0.74 43 1.0 125 137,682 243 56
Rapid City, SD MRAP 43 82 99.29 72 99.63 87 104.88 30 99.81 85 99.49 84 103.83 43 105.02 32.0 0.42 125 2.0 80 143,638 244 39
Billings, MT MBIL 44 50 97.55 108 98.68 140 104.88 31 99.71 89 101.20 18 101.14 56 123.03 3.0 0.52 91 2.0 80 166,885 246 6
Longview, TX MLOG 45 22 102.47 32 99.80 80 107.66 21 100.40 65 99.50 82 88.04 113 100.18 102.0 0.45 111 1.0 125 217,481 248 -23
Houma-Thibodaux, LA MHMT 46 18 102.44 33 100.17 61 109.37 13 107.77 2 95.78 198 104.88 40 100.16 104.0 0.25 179 2.0 80 211,348 249 -28
Tyler, TX MTYL 47 46 99.25 73 100.48 49 98.83 103 99.39 95 99.88 63 106.31 35 98.66 123.0 0.66 54 3.0 48 218,842 251 -1
Yakima, WA MYAK 48 63 95.93 136 99.33 102 103.50 43 100.82 50 101.33 15 114.96 17 102.42 55.0 0.38 138 1.0 125 247,687 252 15
Macon, GA MMAC 49 139 98.70 84 100.59 40 97.09 124 100.91 46 98.18 138 101.45 52 113.10 9.0 0.58 70 3.0 48 230,450 256 90
Gettysburg, PA MGET 50 0 98.97 78 99.52 90 98.97 101 102.01 28 98.46 125 115.23 15 103.61 40.0 0.47 107 3.0 48 101,714 258 N/A
State College, PA MSTG 51 37 97.52 109 99.06 125 106.21 25 100.27 74 99.53 79 98.28 67 96.78 140.0 0.97 16 5.0 9 158,742 259 -14
Dubuque, IA MDUB 52 13 102.43 34 99.09 122 108.41 18 97.96 155 99.31 87 128.27 7 95.18 159.0 0.62 63 5.0 9 96,370 262 -39
Morgantown, WV MMOG 53 7 102.27 35 99.04 126 115.91 7 100.78 53 97.14 174 92.95 94 101.83 67.0 0.58 72 3.0 48 137,251 262 -46
Lewiston, ID-WA MLET 54 75 98.87 79 100.06 66 98.98 99 102.54 20 98.35 129 116.64 14 100.76 94.0 0.50 99 2.0 80 62,196 263 21
Lawrence, KS MLWR 55 99 97.01 120 100.52 45 97.99 112 100.31 70 98.74 115 135.43 4 138.89 1.0 0.61 65 2.0 80 116,585 263 44
Grants Pass, OR MGRP 56 0 98.60 86 102.46 10 91.22 180 98.31 142 100.01 52 93.27 91 109.46 11.0 1.15 8 4.0 26 83,599 264 N/A
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA MMOV 57 67 100.22 54 100.94 31 98.10 111 102.59 19 97.17 171 98.99 63 101.68 70.0 0.39 136 3.0 48 120,365 267 10
Sherman-Denison, TX MSHE 58 83 99.35 71 99.48 96 103.50 42 102.47 21 98.21 137 90.92 102 101.48 76.0 0.65 58 1.0 125 123,534 268 25
Longview, WA MLON 59 109 99.66 64 102.84 7 100.12 74 101.85 32 97.99 143 83.79 134 102.09 64.0 0.37 142 1.0 125 102,133 271 50
Sumter, SC MSUT 60 23 99.75 62 99.91 70 107.05 23 98.26 144 99.00 105 89.23 110 105.72 27.0 0.53 88 2.0 80 107,919 273 -37
Hot Springs, AR MHOT 60 107 94.74 153 99.13 118 100.03 76 99.12 111 100.57 35 143.60 2 118.04 4.0 0.75 41 2.0 80 97,322 273 47
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL MCRE 62 40 99.60 66 99.83 77 103.21 45 100.49 62 99.03 102 67.22 188 92.60 179.0 0.88 20 4.0 26 258,042 274 -22
Greenville, NC MGVL 63 9 98.77 81 99.28 104 104.50 32 99.28 102 98.48 122 98.84 64 100.94 88.0 1.38 5 2.0 80 175,354 274 -54
Idaho Falls, ID MIDA 64 124 98.15 95 100.67 35 95.11 146 99.09 112 102.06 6 73.30 171 99.83 111.0 1.59 4 3.0 48 138,266 275 60
Battle Creek, MI MBCR 65 59 100.10 55 100.47 50 97.94 113 100.46 63 100.35 42 85.85 122 107.60 16.0 0.26 173 0.0 177 134,878 278 -6
Manhattan, KS MMAN 66 0 101.49 42 99.15 117 99.00 98 95.99 189 101.99 7 106.34 34 113.19 8.0 0.44 116 2.0 80 98,091 280 N/A
Walla Walla, WA MWAL 67 0 95.42 143 100.54 44 101.36 62 99.58 92 99.11 97 92.19 98 101.51 74.0 0.83 29 2.0 80 63,829 284 N/A
Sheboygan, WI MSHB 68 90 96.12 133 100.55 43 95.40 141 101.33 41 99.76 68 104.31 41 103.15 45.0 0.38 139 2.0 80 115,290 284 22
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN MLAF 69 53 102.09 38 99.88 73 101.56 58 98.05 151 99.97 55 73.26 173 95.82 153.0 0.63 62 4.0 26 211,697 285 -16
St. Cloud, MN MSTC 70 26 101.12 47 99.93 69 103.16 46 100.42 64 97.25 167 102.11 50 94.99 161.0 0.43 120 3.0 48 192,418 286 -44
Redding, CA MRED 71 138 98.71 83 100.97 30 90.09 187 98.94 122 100.50 37 92.02 99 107.52 18.0 0.50 96 3.0 48 179,804 289 67
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD MSIO 72 104 97.55 107 99.62 88 99.51 85 101.67 35 100.85 25 89.34 109 98.87 119.0 0.30 164 1.0 125 168,806 293 32
Prescott, AZ MPRE 73 115 98.38 92 102.10 14 89.49 190 101.24 42 100.78 27 85.77 123 91.10 188.0 0.37 143 4.0 26 218,844 297 42
Bowling Green, KY MBOW 74 60 104.25 19 99.85 75 99.39 89 100.65 56 98.79 113 83.95 133 101.16 79.0 0.28 170 1.0 125 165,732 297 -14
California-Lexington Park, MD MCAL 75 0 98.45 90 98.58 144 116.14 6 97.27 175 99.53 80 93.93 87 99.97 108.0 1.65 3 4.0 26 110,382 298 N/A
Pittsfield, MA MPIS 76 116 97.46 110 99.23 105 94.44 156 99.97 78 100.21 46 92.62 96 101.14 81.0 0.87 24 4.0 26 128,715 298 40
Tuscaloosa, AL MTUS 77 88 101.33 43 101.61 21 99.52 84 98.91 123 100.85 24 64.84 191 99.36 116.0 0.20 198 1.0 125 237,761 299 11
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC MHIT 77 0 100.90 51 101.85 17 92.18 175 99.91 79 98.80 111 107.27 28 106.35 25.0 0.26 176 1.0 125 203,022 299 N/A
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI MKAH 79 0 102.68 29 100.06 65 93.69 165 101.16 43 100.05 50 83.29 135 101.59 73.0 0.22 193 1.0 125 163,108 301 N/A
Punta Gorda, FL MPUG 80 114 101.50 41 99.90 71 97.16 123 102.36 23 101.34 14 84.13 132 84.95 199.0 0.23 186 0.0 177 168,474 303 34
Pueblo, CO MPUE 81 37 97.78 101 99.67 86 100.25 73 97.91 158 98.65 118 101.15 55 106.47 24.0 0.63 61 4.0 26 161,875 303 -44
Mankato-North Mankato, MN MMAM 81 0 99.41 69 99.08 123 102.70 54 98.23 145 97.81 155 110.91 19 100.88 90.0 0.84 28 5.0 9 98,478 303 N/A
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY MELI 83 61 103.76 21 99.22 109 108.60 16 97.53 171 100.36 39 82.43 137 95.81 154.0 0.44 114 1.0 125 151,585 304 -22
Abilene, TX MABI 84 48 97.36 114 99.74 84 102.09 56 100.72 55 98.28 133 97.11 72 101.00 83.0 0.49 105 1.0 125 168,592 311 -36
Carbondale-Marion, IL MCRB 85 0 93.84 169 97.94 173 104.08 35 99.42 93 99.95 58 105.23 38 105.04 31.0 0.43 119 4.0 26 126,685 311 N/A
Corvallis, OR MCOV 86 105 99.54 67 99.20 111 94.54 155 98.63 132 100.26 43 78.52 153 100.44 99.0 3.81 1 7.0 2 86,316 312 19
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL MVER 87 120 99.86 59 101.06 27 88.64 195 98.29 143 99.43 85 109.66 25 105.06 30.0 0.58 75 1.0 125 144,755 312 33
Jackson, MI MJAK 88 147 97.02 119 99.51 91 104.41 33 105.36 5 97.99 143 81.83 139 101.61 72.0 0.30 163 1.0 125 159,741 314 59
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA MBLC 89 28 99.64 65 99.11 121 99.18 93 98.95 119 99.93 59 90.23 104 93.48 177.0 0.69 52 3.0 48 181,605 317 -61
Kankakee, IL MKAK 90 57 97.78 102 99.48 95 98.63 106 99.24 107 96.68 183 125.29 9 103.04 47.0 0.97 14 3.0 48 111,375 320 -33
Champaign-Urbana, IL MCHA 91 80 91.60 184 99.12 120 99.63 82 100.31 69 99.27 89 93.16 93 101.35 77.0 0.75 40 5.0 9 237,252 320 -11
Williamsport, PA MWII 92 33 102.15 36 99.13 119 113.19 8 97.53 170 97.29 166 89.79 107 100.48 98.0 0.56 80 4.0 26 116,508 321 -59
Sebring, FL MSEB 93 0 97.09 117 103.06 5 94.77 150 98.81 125 102.08 5 89.83 106 102.74 50.0 0.25 177 0.0 177 98,236 322 N/A
Missoula, MT MMIS 94 31 97.80 100 99.22 108 98.98 100 99.72 88 99.50 81 95.97 77 97.28 134.0 0.49 102 3.0 48 112,684 322 -63
Burlington, NC MBUN 95 128 97.28 115 99.16 116 94.24 159 99.23 108 99.80 64 102.27 49 100.10 105.0 0.77 37 7.0 2 155,792 323 33
Jacksonville, NC MJAS 96 52 98.03 96 99.40 100 105.66 28 96.44 186 99.37 86 102.00 51 102.12 63.0 0.39 132 2.0 80 187,589 323 -44
Amarillo, TX MAMA 97 84 97.89 99 99.16 114 101.51 59 99.33 100 99.00 106 99.69 59 102.16 62.0 0.44 118 1.0 125 259,885 324 -13
Cleveland, TN MCLD 98 15 108.92 6 98.96 129 105.87 27 98.39 141 96.04 194 110.87 20 102.26 59.0 0.39 137 1.0 125 119,705 327 -83
Rochester, MN MROE 99 27 98.31 94 98.10 168 103.81 38 100.28 73 97.84 154 103.66 45 92.09 183.0 0.84 27 4.0 26 212,778 327 -72
Athens-Clarke County, GA MATH 100 103 98.76 82 100.57 42 95.62 140 99.15 109 99.92 61 74.59 169 99.53 114.0 0.48 106 2.0 80 199,016 328 3
Eau Claire, WI MEAU 101 71 99.44 68 99.17 112 101.59 57 98.65 131 98.45 126 91.69 101 96.24 150.0 0.68 53 3.0 48 165,024 328 -30
Appleton, WI MAPP 102 74 98.49 88 99.77 81 98.77 104 98.83 124 99.69 70 81.65 141 96.95 138.0 0.51 94 3.0 48 231,497 332 -28
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI MNIL 103 168 96.32 129 99.84 76 97.46 117 103.65 11 99.92 60 80.44 148 96.38 147.0 0.33 155 1.0 125 155,233 334 65
Lebanon, PA MLEB 104 49 98.81 80 98.86 133 103.02 47 97.63 168 96.07 193 105.86 36 101.73 68.0 1.02 11 6.0 4 136,359 334 -55
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI MOSH 105 94 97.26 116 98.68 139 100.94 64 100.28 72 99.04 100 89.60 108 98.67 122.0 0.56 81 2.0 80 169,511 337 -11
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA MBOM 106 0 97.66 105 96.25 200 111.23 11 102.00 29 99.01 104 84.39 130 86.08 198.0 0.50 101 3.0 48 85,763 337 N/A
Muskegon, MI MMUS 107 121 99.40 70 99.96 68 95.32 142 99.35 98 99.23 92 81.63 142 100.08 106.0 0.42 124 2.0 80 172,344 341 14
Cumberland, MD-WV MCUM 108 64 94.59 157 98.46 148 101.37 60 99.25 105 98.73 116 96.54 75 100.75 95.0 0.74 42 5.0 9 100,530 341 -44
Panama City, FL MPAN 109 164 99.14 75 100.84 32 93.71 164 99.34 99 98.61 119 67.28 186 100.99 84.0 0.50 98 3.0 48 194,929 342 55
Owensboro, KY MOWE 110 77 100.24 53 97.98 171 103.26 44 100.61 57 99.68 72 84.71 128 98.91 117.0 0.22 192 0.0 177 116,506 345 -33
Casper, WY MCAS 111 54 104.31 18 99.35 101 103.72 39 99.41 94 95.94 196 93.49 89 100.01 107.0 0.19 199 1.0 125 81,624 347 -57
Florence, SC MFLO 112 100 96.75 125 98.29 159 96.95 129 100.87 48 99.27 90 87.68 115 103.17 42.0 0.39 134 4.0 26 207,030 348 -12
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA MCBE 113 0 97.92 98 99.45 99 97.06 125 99.35 97 97.42 163 85.16 126 109.23 13.0 0.58 69 3.0 48 152,892 348 N/A
Monroe, LA MMOR 114 55 96.24 131 98.80 136 100.91 65 99.67 91 96.86 180 103.86 42 106.88 20.0 0.55 83 2.0 80 178,864 351 -59
Albany, OR MABA 115 0 97.59 106 101.03 29 90.83 184 99.70 90 97.22 170 103.09 47 96.09 152.0 0.60 66 5.0 9 119,356 351 N/A
Ithaca, NY MITH 116 32 102.84 26 98.63 142 98.39 108 98.55 137 96.59 186 95.46 81 97.64 131.0 0.94 17 5.0 9 104,691 352 -84
Midland, MI MMIM 117 0 101.24 45 100.67 38 92.60 173 98.13 148 98.24 136 32.59 201 107.76 15.0 0.59 67 2.0 80 83,427 354 N/A
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN MLAR 118 65 98.48 89 98.13 167 103.53 41 100.31 71 97.86 152 94.16 86 96.42 146.0 0.41 127 3.0 48 136,749 355 -53
Wausau, WI MWAU 119 144 96.13 132 100.36 54 93.53 166 100.34 68 98.54 120 97.58 70 104.50 35.0 0.29 168 1.0 125 135,780 362 25
Las Cruces, NM MLSC 120 55 97.37 113 98.24 162 100.56 68 99.24 106 96.61 185 99.51 61 97.96 127.0 0.86 25 8.0 1 213,676 363 -65
Jackson, TN MJAT 121 106 100.98 50 99.16 113 97.33 120 98.63 133 100.25 44 75.30 167 104.41 36.0 0.22 191 0.0 177 130,225 365 -15
Lewiston-Auburn, ME MLEW 122 131 97.67 103 99.22 110 95.89 138 98.76 127 99.58 75 103.76 44 100.29 101.0 0.30 162 2.0 80 107,440 366 9
Valdosta, GA MVAD 123 96 95.33 144 100.15 62 94.75 151 98.67 128 96.02 195 139.81 3 102.26 60.0 0.73 45 4.0 26 143,317 366 -27
Rome, GA MROR 124 140 95.97 135 100.59 39 93.46 168 98.06 150 99.23 93 95.20 82 99.91 110.0 0.64 59 2.0 80 96,063 368 16
Saginaw, MI MSAG 125 117 99.12 76 98.81 134 97.35 119 99.26 104 99.22 94 81.17 145 96.38 148.0 0.47 108 3.0 48 195,012 368 -8
Grand Island, NE MGRD 126 0 97.67 104 98.43 150 103.82 37 100.38 67 97.57 159 87.31 116 100.59 96.0 0.23 187 2.0 80 84,755 371 N/A
Dalton, GA MDAG 127 171 93.75 173 102.27 11 89.19 192 99.04 114 99.60 74 76.27 165 97.69 130.0 0.79 35 2.0 80 142,952 377 44
Pocatello, ID MPOC 128 161 96.84 123 100.09 64 91.79 178 98.97 118 100.16 48 81.62 143 103.16 44.0 0.29 167 1.0 125 83,347 378 33
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA MBRE 129 154 95.77 140 100.51 47 95.24 144 97.44 173 99.69 71 71.14 176 100.17 103.0 0.56 78 3.0 48 254,183 381 25
Ocean City, NJ MOCE 130 150 95.09 148 100.67 36 92.13 177 98.49 139 100.57 35 84.19 131 125.22 2.0 0.24 180 0.0 177 95,344 382 20
Dover, DE MDOV 131 58 99.20 74 99.46 98 100.05 75 100.81 52 97.99 143 78.58 152 86.09 197.0 0.33 158 0.0 177 171,987 384 -73
Hattiesburg, MS MHAT 132 113 96.83 124 99.76 82 100.27 71 98.58 136 96.86 179 92.92 95 101.49 75.0 0.26 174 3.0 48 148,656 386 -19
Altoona, PA MALT 133 112 94.93 150 98.34 157 99.25 92 99.05 113 98.47 123 82.30 138 96.65 143.0 0.85 26 5.0 9 125,955 389 -21
Glens Falls, NY MGLF 134 119 94.65 156 98.98 127 99.73 81 97.86 161 99.96 56 71.66 175 96.46 145.0 0.79 34 2.0 80 127,345 391 -15
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV MHAS 135 83 101.08 48 98.25 161 99.37 91 98.94 120 98.37 128 76.88 161 90.71 189.0 0.45 112 3.0 48 260,070 394 N/A
Wheeling, WV-OH MWHE 136 95 96.29 130 98.44 149 108.45 17 104.18 10 98.13 141 73.72 170 92.20 182.0 0.23 189 0.0 177 145,205 395 -41
Topeka, KS MTOP 137 102 96.71 126 99.49 94 99.48 87 98.03 153 98.25 134 88.39 111 104.71 34.0 0.33 157 1.0 125 233,758 396 -35
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA MWAE 138 87 98.52 87 98.38 152 105.03 29 99.28 103 97.14 173 87.19 117 98.90 118.0 0.28 169 1.0 125 169,993 396 -51
Johnson City, TN MJON 139 148 95.91 138 98.69 138 96.84 131 96.68 181 99.76 69 59.64 194 101.71 69.0 0.78 36 5.0 9 201,091 398 9
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA MSTV 140 0 95.02 149 98.59 143 96.29 135 99.87 83 97.61 158 82.77 136 98.32 125.0 0.73 44 5.0 9 119,766 404 N/A
Hammond, LA MHMD 141 0 96.03 134 99.23 106 98.13 110 96.86 179 99.09 98 105.00 39 114.19 7.0 0.24 182 0.0 177 127,049 407 N/A
Lima, OH MLIM 142 111 93.89 168 97.55 184 99.08 95 98.77 126 100.24 45 77.67 160 102.77 49.0 0.37 144 2.0 80 105,040 409 -31
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MFLR 143 129 97.94 97 100.24 57 98.89 102 99.74 87 96.25 190 70.26 179 102.34 57.0 0.21 194 0.0 177 147,639 410 -14
Jefferson City, MO MJEF 144 125 91.53 185 97.81 177 96.76 132 99.87 82 97.73 156 101.35 53 103.36 41.0 0.57 77 3.0 48 150,866 413 -19
Kingston, NY MKIS 145 134 94.40 160 99.46 97 94.35 157 98.53 138 98.96 107 84.60 129 98.79 120.0 0.56 82 3.0 48 180,445 416 -11
Morristown, TN MMOW 146 152 97.06 118 100.17 60 94.00 162 97.89 159 100.67 32 67.97 185 97.92 129.0 0.20 197 1.0 125 115,713 416 6
Hanford-Corcoran, CA MHAF 147 145 94.68 155 99.75 83 94.55 154 100.56 59 99.56 76 81.14 146 90.04 192.0 0.24 181 1.0 125 150,269 416 -2
Bay City, MI MBCY 148 108 95.90 139 98.35 156 94.56 153 98.04 152 98.79 112 98.14 68 102.16 61.0 0.88 21 1.0 125 106,179 416 -40
Muncie, IN MMUN 149 101 94.70 154 97.15 194 95.23 145 99.80 86 100.75 29 70.06 181 95.27 158.0 0.49 104 3.0 48 117,074 418 -48
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL MCAJ 150 0 93.78 172 97.19 191 100.47 69 98.97 117 95.52 199 106.87 31 102.35 56.0 0.55 84 3.0 48 97,929 420 N/A
Bloomington, IL MBLO 151 118 92.75 179 96.80 198 103.56 40 99.89 80 98.50 121 76.47 164 94.24 169.0 0.57 76 2.0 80 190,345 423 -33
St. Joseph, MO-KS MSTJ 152 16 95.60 142 98.06 169 99.38 90 98.22 146 96.43 187 110.82 21 97.26 135.0 0.88 22 2.0 80 127,431 423 -136
Lynchburg, VA MLYN 153 141 92.93 177 98.81 135 94.81 149 99.12 110 98.47 124 79.93 149 94.73 162.0 0.76 39 5.0 9 257,835 429 -12
Springfield, IL MSPR 154 126 95.19 147 98.92 132 99.13 94 97.63 167 97.73 157 77.76 157 102.00 65.0 0.65 56 2.0 80 211,567 429 -28
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ MLAH 155 0 93.35 174 100.03 67 89.31 191 100.09 76 96.31 189 86.21 121 102.78 48.0 0.40 129 2.0 80 203,361 434 N/A
Harrisonburg, VA MHAN 156 72 98.36 93 98.67 141 98.75 105 98.62 135 98.75 114 69.64 182 94.39 167.0 0.42 122 1.0 125 130,649 434 -84
Joplin, MO MJOP 157 85 95.65 141 97.54 185 97.83 115 97.99 154 99.21 95 38.41 200 98.67 121.0 0.58 73 4.0 26 176,141 441 -72
Racine, WI MRAC 158 132 96.94 122 99.60 89 95.00 147 97.43 174 97.09 175 105.54 37 98.07 126.0 0.34 150 2.0 80 195,163 443 -26
Elmira, NY MELM 159 122 93.79 171 98.23 163 99.48 88 97.57 169 98.24 135 95.49 80 91.88 184.0 0.65 57 3.0 48 87,770 446 -37
Yuma, AZ MYUM 160 159 96.42 128 98.39 151 97.22 121 99.03 115 97.24 169 95.66 79 94.08 172.0 0.52 92 1.0 125 203,247 450 -1
Bloomington, IN MBLM 161 86 94.10 165 98.51 147 100.01 79 98.66 129 95.79 197 71.01 177 93.59 176.0 1.76 2 3.0 48 164,308 450 -75
Springfield, OH MSPF 162 62 97.46 111 97.97 172 96.02 137 98.63 134 101.60 11 63.36 192 96.84 139.0 0.16 200 0.0 177 136,554 450 -100
Fairbanks, AK MFAI 162 136 95.92 137 97.04 196 100.88 66 95.51 192 99.78 66 93.34 90 97.04 137.0 0.28 172 1.0 125 99,357 450 -26
Bangor, ME MBAN 164 133 95.21 146 98.73 137 95.29 143 99.29 101 98.44 127 79.30 151 97.94 128.0 0.40 128 1.0 125 153,414 451 -31
Farmington, NM MFAM 165 163 96.97 121 100.47 51 93.25 170 98.13 147 98.95 108 86.82 119 94.17 171.0 0.14 201 0.0 177 123,785 456 -2
Gadsden, AL MGAD 166 143 98.43 91 99.81 78 93.44 169 97.66 165 99.31 88 56.92 196 91.75 185.0 0.22 190 1.0 125 103,531 460 -23
Danville, IL MDAI 167 146 92.76 178 98.53 146 94.72 152 96.64 182 99.67 73 69.42 183 102.72 51.0 0.44 115 2.0 80 79,728 463 -21
Carson City, NV MCAR 168 175 88.54 198 98.94 130 85.16 198 99.37 96 98.34 131 77.97 156 96.57 144.0 0.51 95 5.0 9 54,522 468 7
Decatur, AL MDEZ 169 142 94.42 159 97.45 188 94.30 158 98.11 149 99.08 99 85.32 125 100.95 87.0 0.32 159 3.0 48 153,084 472 -27
Terre Haute, IN MTER 170 97 93.15 175 98.05 170 96.84 130 97.93 157 97.85 153 72.35 174 94.23 170.0 0.97 15 5.0 9 171,480 475 -73
Grand Junction, CO MGRJ 171 162 94.16 162 100.31 55 84.98 199 97.44 172 99.27 91 77.75 158 93.73 175.0 0.40 131 0.0 177 148,255 490 -9
Lawton, OK MLAT 172 151 93.99 166 98.23 164 100.33 70 98.94 121 94.34 200 70.44 178 107.25 19.0 0.23 184 0.0 177 131,183 490 -21
Mansfield, OH MMAS 173 160 94.24 161 99.06 124 86.33 197 97.95 156 98.18 140 78.27 155 94.39 166.0 0.69 51 2.0 80 121,942 492 -13
Michigan City-La Porte, IN MMIC 174 173 91.25 188 98.30 158 92.29 174 98.66 130 98.93 109 61.65 193 95.65 156.0 0.44 117 4.0 26 111,444 493 -1
New Bern, NC MNBN 175 0 94.10 164 99.32 103 96.03 136 96.21 188 97.99 149 89.86 105 99.69 112.0 0.36 149 0.0 177 127,534 496 N/A
Goldsboro, NC MGOL 175 127 91.21 189 97.51 187 98.29 109 97.12 176 97.06 176 103.40 46 100.59 97.0 0.41 126 2.0 80 124,456 496 -48
Santa Fe, NM MSFE 177 153 94.57 158 97.79 178 91.23 179 100.02 77 97.99 143 70.18 180 94.61 165.0 0.40 130 2.0 80 148,164 496 -24
Johnstown, PA MJOH 178 149 90.55 191 97.36 189 93.08 171 95.73 190 97.99 143 91.83 100 95.56 157.0 0.99 13 5.0 9 137,732 502 -29
Alexandria, LA MALE 179 158 92.12 182 98.97 128 93.04 172 97.86 160 97.37 164 108.01 27 98.58 124.0 0.32 160 1.0 125 154,872 502 -21
Wichita Falls, TX MWIH 180 157 92.99 176 98.19 165 90.88 183 97.73 164 96.31 188 95.97 78 99.52 115.0 0.83 30 2.0 80 151,536 504 -23
Albany, GA MALN 181 166 92.62 180 98.16 166 93.84 163 97.64 166 96.86 181 99.56 60 100.82 93.0 0.59 68 1.0 125 154,925 504 -15
Dothan, AL MDOT 182 176 91.79 183 97.92 174 93.49 167 99.03 116 98.68 117 75.71 166 105.46 28.0 0.25 178 0.0 177 148,095 506 -6
Parkersburg-Vienna, WV MPAR 183 123 94.81 152 97.64 181 96.54 133 96.61 183 97.88 151 81.51 144 97.35 132.0 0.51 93 1.0 125 92,082 513 -60
Brunswick, GA MBSW 184 155 91.28 187 98.93 131 89.11 193 98.41 140 97.51 160 87.91 114 96.67 142.0 0.37 141 2.0 80 114,806 514 -29
Hinesville, GA MHIN 185 110 95.24 145 98.28 160 99.48 86 97.81 162 97.00 177 56.55 197 92.79 178.0 0.34 151 1.0 125 82,311 517 -75
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY MWAD 186 0 93.93 167 98.37 154 96.97 128 95.68 191 97.16 172 78.49 154 95.80 155.0 0.54 87 1.0 125 119,103 526 N/A
Homosassa Springs, FL MHOM 187 0 91.32 186 97.91 175 95.86 139 96.44 185 98.28 132 96.88 73 94.67 164.0 0.34 152 1.0 125 139,377 526 N/A
Great Falls, MT MGRE 188 76 94.92 151 98.36 155 99.05 96 97.79 163 96.62 184 87.17 118 77.34 201.0 0.30 165 0.0 177 82,344 529 -112
Charleston, WV MCHW 189 192 92.47 181 97.62 183 94.94 148 95.16 195 97.50 161 76.75 162 103.68 39.0 0.42 123 1.0 125 222,878 536 N/A
Binghamton, NY MBIN 190 171 89.40 195 97.23 190 89.01 194 97.09 177 97.43 162 77.70 159 92.26 181.0 1.37 6 6.0 4 247,219 536 -19
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ MSIE 191 0 85.98 200 97.18 192 90.79 185 93.05 198 96.84 182 73.28 172 116.51 5.0 0.79 33 2.0 80 127,448 540 N/A
East Stroudsburg, PA MEAS 192 0 89.17 196 96.79 199 90.04 188 94.45 197 98.05 142 57.51 195 100.99 85.0 0.93 18 1.0 125 166,314 556 N/A
Warner Robins, GA MWAR 193 137 94.14 163 97.90 176 97.20 122 96.32 187 96.19 191 65.38 190 81.88 200.0 0.52 90 1.0 125 187,516 560 -56
Beckley, WV MBEE 194 0 93.79 170 97.04 195 100.66 67 94.51 196 97.24 168 68.04 184 91.13 186.0 0.33 156 0.0 177 123,373 563 N/A
Rocky Mount, NC MROM 195 174 88.74 197 97.72 180 88.52 196 95.20 193 96.09 192 67.27 187 93.89 174.0 0.92 19 5.0 9 149,290 565 -21
Decatur, IL MDEC 196 166 90.66 190 97.17 193 90.92 182 95.18 194 98.18 139 84.93 127 94.35 168.0 0.39 135 2.0 80 108,350 565 -30
Texarkana, TX-AR MTEX 197 165 89.62 192 97.52 186 90.60 186 93.02 199 97.96 150 93.63 88 97.17 136.0 0.31 161 1.0 125 149,235 573 -32
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ MVIN 198 156 89.44 193 97.02 197 92.13 176 96.75 180 98.34 130 65.68 189 96.27 149.0 0.33 154 1.0 125 157,389 581 -42
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL MANI 199 179 87.92 199 97.63 182 81.23 201 92.18 201 98.84 110 46.77 199 88.67 195.0 0.34 153 1.0 125 115,916 602 -20
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH MWEI 200 178 89.40 194 97.77 179 81.25 200 96.53 184 97.99 143 76.68 163 88.93 194.0 0.21 195 0.0 177 121,336 620 -22
Pine Bluff, AR MPIN 201 177 84.69 201 95.00 201 91.11 181 92.97 200 91.32 201 75.09 168 88.38 196.0 0.24 183 0.0 177 94,716 660 -24
MSA = metropolitan statistical area
MD = metropolitan division
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