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Small Cities 2010

Odessa, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 138      Population: 157,000

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 199  154  92.80 
1-yr Job Growth2 36  200  119  102.90 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 201  149  91.19 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 15  199  84.90 
Short-Term Job Growth5 19  186  71  51  10063.59% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 101  76  54  186  187  161  81.82 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 163  68  17  66  196  17  104.65 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 178  178  196  199  200  199  0.16 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 168  163  177  175  174  173  0.0 

2009-2010 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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