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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 119      Population: 6,892,000

The 2010 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 10  14  177  85  100.93 
1-yr Job Growth2 16  24  95  48  140  99.35 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 167  69  101.75 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 22  197  95.15 
Short-Term Job Growth5 15  138  175  82  13  10206.82% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 73  85  57  90  163  124  90.80 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 78  31  67  166  115  163  95.73 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 105  116  118  119  125  119  0.63 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 133  163  144  143  144  136  2.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)

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