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Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX MD

Overall Rank: 5      Population: 4,911,000

The 2011 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 21  28  11  12  12  14  108.98 
1-yr Job Growth2 26  40  14  15  20  101.22 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 48  48  30  15  25  14  110.00 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 22  20  48  24  14  37  102.17 
Short-Term Job Growth5 16  13  17  10  25  15  10196.53% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 52  68  34  28  30  13  118.55 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 75  57  47  47  34  27  102.62 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 24  32  29  27  25  24  1.46 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 19  12  12  21  12.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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