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Small Cities 2012

Odessa, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 170      Population: 157,462

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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 199  90.72 
1-yr Job Growth2 36  200  119  95.40 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 201  85.99 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 10  15  126.54 
Short-Term Job Growth5 19  186  71  10028.51% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 18  101  76  54  186  187  92.34 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 14  163  68  17  66  196  64.16 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 171  178  178  196  199  200  0.16 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 148  168  163  177  175  174  0.0 

2011-2012 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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