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Small Cities 2009

Johnson City, TN MSA

Overall Rank: 118      Population: 201,661

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 78  85  132  138  128  101  99.40 
1-yr Job Growth2 48  98  172  138  92  141  94.29 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 98  80  82  131  152  50  100.18 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 104  48  101  181  162  134  92.89 
Short-Term Job Growth5 85  162  155  69  85  136  9919.31% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 139  103  170  194  85  156  97.04 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 76  23  148  69  104  176  76.78 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 32  29  39  36  36  52  0.67 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 18  13  11  10  28  4.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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