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Olympia-Tumwater, WA MSA

Overall Rank: 19      Population: 281,000

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 113  102  100  77  16  29  106.35 
1-yr Job Growth2 180  26  32  60  50  101.78 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 63  120  104  148  29  37  104.96 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 188  174  14  85  91  103.53 
Short-Term Job Growth5 132  92  34  36  56  45  10083.29% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 136  160  129  161  124.81 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 57  160  75  192  31  108.02 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 150  161  164  177  161  147  0.52 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 161  197  194  194  193  191  0.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)

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