Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2009

Tulsa, OK MSA

Overall Rank: 157      Population: 987,201

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 99  98  127  120  101  191  97.61 
1-yr Job Growth2 149  77  98  106  146  127  97.79 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 46  59  49  56  48  182  97.60 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 177  13  35  109  111  65  100.75 
Short-Term Job Growth5 23  71  89  177  182  131  9961.47% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 88  81  126  152  126  144  98.20 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 173  65  98  142  134  102  99.92 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 142  131  113  151  139  144  0.55 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 131  91  67  114  115  97  4.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)

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