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Large Cities 2011

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN MSA

Overall Rank: 8      Population: 1,865,298

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 41  16  11  102.17 
1-yr Job Growth2 19  23  20  20  110.54 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 52  68  27  20  103.58 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 11  69  87  27  110.54 
Short-Term Job Growth5 97  11  14  40  20  31  10132.44% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 76  133  159  125  24  27  105.19 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 61  92  24  55  108.03 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 121  112  129  127  117  128  0.60 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 106  50  105  56  48  71  5.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)

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