Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2009

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 94      Population: 838,020

The 2009 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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 10  32  71  103  99.05 
1-yr Job Growth2 97  110  127  123  86  100.28 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 25  50  100.86 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 14  23  51  167  155  98.37 
Short-Term Job Growth5 87  33  151  113  166  78  10048.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 12  39  50  44  69  96  97.62 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 23  148  56  97  194  156  96.21 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 111  122  127  127  133  125  0.61 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 70  84  91  105  114  84  4.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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