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Small Cities 2011

Texarkana, TX-AR MSA

Overall Rank: 165      Population: 152,000

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 61  138  192  186  99  173  90.70 
1-yr Job Growth2 158  176  186  50  174  181  97.63 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 51  84  186  194  63  175  87.11 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 95  157  199  167  184  105  99.54 
Short-Term Job Growth5 41  86  150  159  194  91  9970.24% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 164  152  88  159  26  143  85.38 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 44  94  136  156  79  110.61 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 165  149  161  166  174  179  0.24 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 134  129  125  129  135  126  1.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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