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Small Cities 2010

Midland, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 67      Population: 170,000

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 198  26  102.67 
1-yr Job Growth2 199  18  105.30 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 199  10  107.25 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 198  89.62 
Short-Term Job Growth5 26  172  52  10745.69% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 121  129  62  172  146  190  70.78 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 122  106  191  194  159  116  98.37 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 144  155  188  195  194  198  0.17 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  94  125  129  135  173  0.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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