Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2011

Corpus Christi, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 144      Population: 454,726

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 14  10  39  50  79  194  97.20 
1-yr Job Growth2 35  79  63  169  137  97.14 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 25  32  14  26  16  197  95.59 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 100  32  81  22  48  102.10 
Short-Term Job Growth5 14  30  144  114  10195.19% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 189  102  103  27  87  161  97.16 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 130  88  52  190  95  101.06 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 181  179  185  186  189  189  0.37 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 160  186  187  175  177  178  1.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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