Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2011

Corvallis, OR MSA

Overall Rank: 78      Population: 89,385

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 58  42  64  67  44  62  99.95 
1-yr Job Growth2 38  88  144  111  18  57  99.05 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 120  110  137  155  158  74  99.47 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 84  105  120  132  107  121  93.78 
Short-Term Job Growth5 151  52  95  43  114  130  9928.34% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 79  22  44  153  114  170  95.27 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 11  61  167  99  39  200  47.34 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 2.92 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 8.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
2011  
2010  

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