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Small Cities 2011

Lawton, OK MSA

Overall Rank: 172      Population: 128,000

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 26  50  166  171  175  157  92.40 
1-yr Job Growth2 172  130  164  121  167  167  97.93 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 12  34  70  179  140  191  82.18 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 154  177  121  188  195  186  95.71 
Short-Term Job Growth5 129  164  200  106  111  102  9946.77% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 146  167  178  106  153  39  107.58 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 97  96  19  39  16  104.73 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 160  152  184  175  183  175  0.24 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 168  163  177  175  174  173  0.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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