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Small Cities 2010

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 136      Population: 150,970

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 16  15  56  131  155  103  96.68 
1-yr Job Growth2 163  79  130  107  83  42  100.30 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 51  41  68  119  154  132  96.68 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 72  86  140  174  59  26  101.10 
Short-Term Job Growth5 135  11  10  78  76  185  9705.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 23  69  142  146  185  72.62 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 80  126  62  75  192  105  97.94 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 145  115  163  168  181  186  0.23 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 73  71  93  40  125  175  0.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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