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Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA

Overall Rank: 65      Population: 555,000

The 2013 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 135  141  113  106  69  105  99.28 
1-yr Job Growth2 87  144  182  56  110  47  100.54 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 115  96  92  62  63  99  98.34 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 100  74  161  146  101  100  100.24 
Short-Term Job Growth5 154  120  82  152  35  23  10144.55% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 189  153  187  118  13  26  112.68 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 183  42  55  21  87  109.78 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 179  170  169  166  166  161  0.46 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 186  163  144  115  118  136  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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