Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2010

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 104      Population: 217,780

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  10  10  36  32  119  95.81 
1-yr Job Growth2 11  52  21  98  80  197  96.05 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 21  12  95.81 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 134  14  65  59  99.94 
Short-Term Job Growth5 47  22  18  82  125  9910.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 77  71  90  123  113  125  87.02 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 35  41  154  74  102  98  98.32 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 45  45  81  102  111  107  0.47 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 42  27  93  94  125  20  4.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)      
2010  
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