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Small Cities 2012

Tyler, TX MSA

Overall Rank: 65      Population: 228,000

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 51  63  73  59  53  60  98.95 
1-yr Job Growth2 110  55  49  34  53  96  99.32 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 55  56  103  74  93  80  97.43 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 91  111  95  60  83  126  99.03 
Short-Term Job Growth5 106  70  63  53  51  19  10216.21% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 38  60  35  53  120  88  96.42 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 64  105  123  125  53  126  98.07 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 29  67  54  64  67  104  0.45 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 25  11  48  47  48  44  3.0 

2011-2012 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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