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Small Cities 2009

Pueblo, CO MSA

Overall Rank: 78      Population: 166,000

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 57  68  101  91  56  71  98.15 
1-yr Job Growth2 149  83  86  51  98  108  99.08 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 20  37  73  87  102  104  95.75 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 30  123  158  49  88  82  100.12 
Short-Term Job Growth5 139  56  118  45  170  115  9917.14% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 115  59  55  45  68  16  116.85 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 98  22  24  33  23  137  97.56 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 76  64  61  53  61  59  0.59 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  23  26  20  88  44  3.0 

2008-2009 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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