Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2011

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 168      Population: 730,250

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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 36  54  65  97  169  169  95.44 
1-yr Job Growth2 63  166  129  162  184  136  99.35 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 36  48  47  97  76  180  91.89 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 192  86  127  172  182  97.59 
Short-Term Job Growth5 147  169  51  133  71  164  9909.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 17  131  196  98  24  35  108.26 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 12  199  161  58  180  182  94.21 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 54  76  92  12  30  37  1.23 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 103  84  68  67  74  63  5.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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