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Fort Worth-Arlington, TX MD

Overall Rank: 70      Population: 2,489,000

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 13  15  24  33  120  76  101.62 
1-yr Job Growth2 23  38  68  98  68  43  100.65 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 41  39  25  17  109  80  101.14 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 64  28  43  18  30  157  98.40 
Short-Term Job Growth5 12  21  88  86  36  53  10060.05% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 91  40  40  52  93  98.23 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 105  24  81  125  76  114.40 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 61  50  54  44  50  57  1.03 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 91  67  144  143  144  136  2.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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