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Tulsa, OK MSA

Overall Rank: 138      Population: 991,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 98  127  120  101  191  146  96.57 
1-yr Job Growth2 77  98  106  146  127  156  99.11 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 59  49  56  48  182  157  93.72 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 13  35  109  111  65  196  95.33 
Short-Term Job Growth5 71  89  177  182  131  35  10114.20% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 81  126  152  126  144  80  101.59 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 65  98  142  134  102  67  100.36 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 131  113  151  139  144  140  0.55 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 91  67  114  115  97  88  4.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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