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Large Cities 2009

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 74      Population: 312,430

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 29  34  14  22  74  76  100.73 
1-yr Job Growth2 92  12  138  43  110  83  100.32 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 35  27  37  13  15  32  103.39 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 13  47  131  31  38  34  101.00 
Short-Term Job Growth5 19  35  47  107  63  10061.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 186  194  191  172  127  168  84.70 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 161  124  178  71  192  189  92.66 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 60  66  87  97  101  101  0.72 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 70  63  91  83  114  115  3.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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