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Large Cities 2009

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO MSA

Overall Rank: 25      Population: 525,031

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 59  34  27  14  11  102.36 
1-yr Job Growth2 75  18  57  11  110.01 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 24  27  12  23  102.16 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 90  24  36  12  109.36 
Short-Term Job Growth5 25  96  95  35  21  10153.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 152  195  183  77  82  90  100.85 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 106  200  94  95  73  128  92.75 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 169  179  143  163  168  184  0.38 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 160  186  129  175  177  178  1.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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