Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2010

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 158      Population: 430,640

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 20  79  94  99.36 
1-yr Job Growth2 98  139  107  138  29  101.32 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 34  169  199  84.92 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 193  42  196  195  193  96.47 
Short-Term Job Growth5 124  91  77  48  83  70  10056.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 26  69  120  177  185  197  67.77 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 93  121  194  188  199  199  88.80 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 78  88  105  133  141  152  0.51 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 103  106  109  83  144  143  2.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)

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