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Small Cities 2011

Longview, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 175      Population: 217,000

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 10  36  32  119  193  188  87.94 
1-yr Job Growth2 21  98  80  197  177  163  98.00 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 21  12  196  182  85.85 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 14  65  59  124  193  92.37 
Short-Term Job Growth5 22  18  82  125  129  147  9868.77% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 90  123  113  125  136  72  98.93 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 154  74  102  98  100  100  99.19 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 81  102  111  107  80  81  0.52 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  94  125  20  15  20  4.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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