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Small Cities 2011

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 183      Population: 151,320

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 41  43  61  138  192  186  90.55 
1-yr Job Growth2 66  78  158  176  186  50  100.13 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 36  35  51  84  186  194  90.55 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 56  51  95  157  199  167  96.90 
Short-Term Job Growth5 67  13  41  86  150  159  9829.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 50  165  164  152  88  159  94.12 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 39  164  44  94  136  156  94.88 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 160  168  165  149  161  166  0.31 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 151  148  134  129  125  129  1.0 

2010-2011 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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