Best-Performing Cities
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Small Cities 2011

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 169      Population: 130,580

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 11  13  26  50  166  171  91.91 
1-yr Job Growth2 39  176  172  130  164  121  98.81 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 14  12  34  70  179  91.91 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 154  177  121  188  95.41 
Short-Term Job Growth5 158  170  129  164  200  106  9938.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 32  40  146  167  178  106  105.07 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 179  54  97  96  19  111.60 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 145  152  160  152  184  175  0.27 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 171  174  168  163  177  175  0.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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