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Small Cities 2012

Hanford-Corcoran, CA MSA

Overall Rank: 104      Population: 150,000

The 2012 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 56  131  155  103  129  72  98.09 
1-yr Job Growth2 130  107  83  42  103  56  99.99 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 68  119  154  132  81  68  98.58 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 140  174  59  26  75  152  98.36 
Short-Term Job Growth5 10  78  76  185  57  119  9912.90% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 69  142  146  185  127  44  106.74 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 62  75  192  105  27  68  100.45 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 163  168  181  186  191  184  0.23 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 93  40  125  175  174  173  0.0 

2011-2012 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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